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Spotlight on the Kingsburg Center

The new facility is a welcome addition for the company and the community. The laboratory is triple the size of the previous Fresno location and immediately brings 30 full time jobs to the city of Kingsburg. Located just off Highway 99 at the Kingsburg Business Park, the 20,408 square foot building now houses the former Fresno-based South Valley Laboratory equipment and the DFA of California inspection services for dried fruit and tree nuts.

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We are committed to providing the highest levels of professionalism and confidence. We pride ourselves on being able to provide cutting edge scientific proficiency, without sacrificing customer service. We challenge you to find a more approachable group of science geeks!

MICROBIOLOGY

Our microbiology laboratories offer both traditional methods and modern methods for your testing needs. We offer rapid pathogen detection methods using PCR, ELFA (Enzyme Linked Fluorescent Assay) Phage and immuno concentration technology. Our laboratories also provide a variety of test methods for indicator organisms such as: direct plate count, Most Probable Number (MPN), and PetrifilmTM. Our staff can advise you on which method best suits your commodity and preferred turn-around-time.

We offer complete testing capabilities for the detection of pathogens and indicator organisms for our customers and valuable information about their quality and safety programs. The mission of the Safe Food Alliance microbiology laboratory is to provide the best support and services for our customers’ testing needs.

CHEMISTRY

Safe Food Alliance laboratories offer expert services in chemical analysis. Our methods are approved by both the AOAC and the USDA, and we have been recognized by the American Oil Chemists’ Society for excellence in their proficiency testing program for mycotoxin analysis.

PESTICIDE ANALYSIS

Pesticides are being used today to control a variety of insects, weeds and plant diseases. Some of these same pesticides can act as toxins to plants, animals and humans when found in sufficient concentrations as residues. Residues can be found in plant materials, water, soil, meat and dairy products.

Types of Testing:
Specialized Pesticide Screens
Individual Pesticide Tests
Multi Residue Pesticide Screen for Organo-Phosphorus, Chlorine, Nitrogen, Sulfur and Pyrethroid Pesticides, Herbicides and Fungicides.
Analysis of Carbamate Pesticides

RESEARCH

The goal of the research division at Safe Food Alliance is to solve problems in the agriculture and food industries with a focus in the following areas:

Post-Harvest Quality
How can a commodity get from field to the end user with an optimum level of quality and safety while insuring compliance with regulatory requirements? Safe Food Alliance has participated in fumigation research to overcome barriers to agricultural trade in the international marketplace for decades.

Analytical Methodology
What’s in your food, in your field or in your facility? Safe Food Alliance develops novel methods to detect compounds of interest in food or in the field, including work with complex matricies, as well as new, reactive, or otherwise difficult to measure analytes.

Environmental Fate and Transport
Are the agrichemicals that you apply in the form you need for efficacy? What chemical transformations of these materials occur in the field? Research in this are tracks the changes in a compound as it moves throughout the environment.

FDA Detention: What is it & What Do We Do About It

Detention; a word associated with childhood pranks, the principal’s office, guilt, and remorse. In a similar fashion, receiving notice from the United States (US) government that your facility’s products have been detained can also trigger those negative childhood emotions.

LET`S BUILD YOUR FOOD SAFETY CULTURE, TOGETHER!

Take a few minutes and send us your requirements and we will be back with a solution.

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