Put a Consistent Automated Sampling Program in Place for Accurate Test Results
One of the most important things to consider in order to get accurate test results in food safety testing is your sampling process. Many companies still rely on manually sampling animal feed, byproduct, or animals themselves rather than automated sampling. But this encourages a number of problems that may not allow for the most effective quality testing. Read more
Delivering the highest quality product is at the top of nearly every company’s priority list, but for those in the poultry industry, it can be a matter of public safety. And “good enough” just won’t cut it when you’re responsible for keeping consumers from being exposed to dangerous pathogens and bacteria. That’s why poultry testing is so important. Read more
About six months ago, we announced that Barrow-Agee had invested in upgrading our LIMS to the WinLIMS system, which would allow us to better serve our customers and improve the delivery of results on-time, every time. I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude for your patience during this project. It was a significant upgrade to our lab’s technology and has been quite an undertaking.
Every year, the food processing and distribution industries grow. This is naturally tied to the ever-increasing population of the world and its expanding food production and distribution needs. While each country has its own respective food distribution challenges, the United States sees an annual population growth percentage of between 0.7% and 0.9% — anywhere from two to three million people. As you’ll learn, this underscores the importance of working with a full service laboratory. Read more
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the process of creating an established testing program in conjunction with accredited laboratories in an effort to review the safety of food and animal feeds in unique circumstances. Read more
USDA grain grading and commodity standards are put into place to measure levels of value and quality for agricultural commodities. These are commonly utilized to assess the quality of various agriculture products such as grain, rice, corn, beans, and others. Read more
Barrow-Agee Laboratories continued to make investments in 2019 to support our commitment to meeting our customers’ needs for high-quality results, on-time every time. Our technology is taking a step forward to improve processes and customer service, we’ve brought on new and experienced talent, and we have extended training to reinforce what we need to do to better our customers’ experiences. Here’s our end-of-the-year laboratory review.
December 18, 2019 — Memphis, Tennessee — Barrow-Agee Laboratories, a Memphis, Tennessee-based laboratory testing services provider, is excited to announce the hiring of Tabitha Cotton as its new Customer Service Manager.
November 18, 2019 — Memphis, Tennessee — Barrow-Agee Laboratories, a Memphis, Tennessee-based laboratory testing services provider, is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa Leier as its new Lab Director.
If you have been keeping up with the latest industry news, you have probably already heard that pork exported outside of the United States, such as to countries like China, can no longer contain ractopamine.