So you’ve started the process of becoming GFSI certified. You’ve chosen your platform and taken the training course. Now you are setting up your system and realize that you need to test your product. GFSI-benchmarked food safety programs, such as BRC, SQF, or Primus GFS, have specific requirements for the testing of finished products or
By: Joseph Nicholl When submitting a sample for testing which option should you choose: Listeria spp. or Listeria monocytogenes? That is a good question. One is very broad (Listeria spp.) and will give you a lot of information about the bacteria in the genera and the other is specific (L. monocytogenes) one species in the
Time flies when you are having fun, and the construction of the new South Valley Laboratory in Kingsburg has been one of those enjoyable projects! It seems like just yesterday that Safe Food Alliance gathered staff, Board Members and local dignitaries for the ground-breaking ceremony last January, but in reality it was six months ago.
Following the Safe Food Alliance launch of its largest laboratory to date in Kingsburg last January, it’s time to check its progress. Located off Highway 99 at the Kingsburg Business Park on the Northwest corner of W. Bratton Street and Morgan Drive, the building’s steel framework is completed and the roof is installed. Although there
Kingsburg, CA: Safe Food Alliance, a division of DFA of California, which provides accredited laboratory analysis, training and consulting, and certified audits to a variety of food sectors, officially launched construction today of its largest laboratory, to date, in Kingsburg at an onsite groundbreaking ceremony. This new facility will be located off Highway 99 at