Inside Edition reported on the authenticity of Subway’s tuna sandwiches following a class-action lawsuit filed against the sandwich chain earlier this year falsely claiming that there was no tuna in their tuna sandwiches. Our team at Applied Food Technologies (AFT) conducted more than 50 tests on 150 pounds of tuna collected by Inside Edition from three Subway […]
In its investigative news story, Inside Edition reported on foods falsely advertised as scallops on menus and in markets in NYC, Dallas, and other U.S. cities. Scientists at IEH Applied Food Technologies (AFT) tested the scallops collected by Inside Edition and found that several locations were selling imitation products, made from cheaper, less healthy fish pastes and spinefoot fish. […]
IEH has been re-approved as a testing lab through the Non-GMO Project! This certification allows us to continue offering qualitative and quantitative screening methods to test products as part of the Non-GMO Project Standard certification process. We test a wide range of samples – from raw agricultural commodities and their derivatives to highly processed products. Get […]
Do homemade baby foods have lower heavy metal content than store-bought brands? To answer this question, Healthy Babies Bright Futures conducted a research study. As part of this study, our colleagues at Brooks Applied Labs, LLC tested 288 baby food samples for arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury. The organization concluded that homemade and store-bought baby […]
IEH is proud to announce the development of a new RT-PCR test that detects Naegleria fowleri with 2-day turnaround times. The test follows CDC protocols for sample preparation, DNA extraction, and amplification.Commonly called the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri is an environmental parasite that resides in soil and warm freshwater bodies like lakes and rivers. Get […]
Dr. Mohammad Koohmaraie as featured speaker at the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Reciprocal Meat Conference
Dr. Mohammad Koohmaraie, President of the Meat Division at IEH, is a featured speaker at the 2022 American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Reciprocal Meat Conference. He will share his expertise at the “New Approaches to Reducing Salmonellosis Across the Food Industry” symposium and will moderate and present at the “Strengthening the Position of Meat Science as a […]
“It’s kind of similar to swimming in a toilet.” Tests from pool water samples in Las Vegas reveal high bacteria counts and E. coli — Inside Edition
IEH Laboratories tested samples collected by Inside Edition from three popular pool clubs in Las Vegas. According to the results, water samples from two pools revealed the presence of E. coli and a bacteria count of 100 million and 15 million, while the third pool water sample was clean with no evidence of fecal contamination.
IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group announces the launch of a new analytical service which provides rheology and texture analysis for food and cosmetic products. The laboratory has been fitted with advanced texture analyzers capable of quantifying the viscosity of liquid products, and exploring the applications of novel ingredients to identify innovative solutions that can benefit […]
IEH is proud to share that IEH Analytical Laboratories in Seattle became the first and only DEA-registered hemp analytical testing laboratory under the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program in Washington State! The U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program requires any laboratory testing hemp for THC concentration to be registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). IEH […]
IEH Laboratories tested samples sent by Inside Edition, whose staff had swabbed commonly touched surfaces such as laptops, desk, and counters from the home offices of two individuals. Results revealed millions of pathogens, highlighting the risks of contamination at home offices.
Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 contamination on food plant surfaces as determined by environmental monitoring
Covid-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2 corona virus, has disrupted life on earth, causing a pandemic that has resulted in millions of infections and deaths. During the early phase of the pandemic there were large scale outbreaks in food production plants. In March of 2020 we helped to implement infection control strategies in 116 food production plants […]