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Aug 26, 2014, 07:09 ET
Florida based food testing laboratory recently increased the scope of its ISO 17025 accreditation to include testing for histamines, caffeine, water activity, and PH in food. (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Safety Laboratory Increases its ISO 17025 Accreditation

ABC Research Laboratories, a food safety testing laboratory in Gainesville, FL is pleased to announce that it has successfully expanded its ISO...

Jul 17, 2014, 14:14 ET
Lindsey Mcleod, QA director for ABC Research Laboratories has completed the requirements to be named an ASQ-Certified Quality Auditor, or ASQ CQA. McLeod joined the food safety testing laboratory in December 2013 and is responsible for (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

ABC Research Laboratories QA Director, Lindsey K. McLeod, Receives ASQ Quality Auditor Certification

ABC Research Laboratories, a Florida-based food safety and testing laboratory, along with The Certification Board of ASQ (American Society for...

Jul 16, 2014, 16:42 ET
ABC Research Laboratories, a food safety lab based in Florida, passed the rigorous certification process necessary to become a General Mills GMI Pesticide Multi-Residue Analysis MRA approved laboratory. (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Testing Laboratory Announces Approval as General Mills Approved Lab

ABC Research Laboratories, a food testing and consulting laboratory, is proud to announce its acceptance as a General Mills Approved Laboratory....

Apr 09, 2014, 10:41 ET
The 2013 ABC Research Laboratories Research Travel Grant Recipients: Casey Harris, Masters Student, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia; Angela Valadez, Ph.D. Candidate, Food Science & Human Nutrition, University of Florida; Zhao Chen, Research Assistant, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, Clemson University. (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Produce Safety Research Travel Grant Announced

ABC Research Laboratories is proud to offer three research travel awards to attend the upcoming 2014 CPS Produce Research Symposium on June 24-25...

Feb 06, 2014, 10:53 ET
Janelle Peele is the Chief Culture Officer at ABC Research Laboratories. For the past eight years, Janelle has held several positions in different departments at ABC Research including the product performance and quality assurance departments before transitioning into human resources 2012. Janelle Peele was born in what used to be the Canal Zone, Republic of Panama. After high school, she left the isthmus to obtain her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Florida.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Safety Laboratory Names its First Chief Culture Officer

When it comes to food safety testing laboratories, the human resources department is an unexpected place to hear of innovation and development....

Feb 04, 2014, 09:23 ET
Alliant Food Safety Labs, LLC names ABC Research Laboratories as its new premiere supplier of chemistry testing. ABC Research will provide AFSL clients with unique chemistry testing solutions with the highest quality food chemistry testing results available. Both laboratories specialize in serving the food industry with the highest accredited testing available.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

ABC Research Replaces Major Food Safety Lab as Premiere Chemistry Testing Provider For Alliant Food Safety Labs

ABC Research Laboratories, a food safety testing lab based out of Gainesville, Florida, celebrates its selection to be Alliant Food Safety...

Dec 11, 2013, 08:14 ET
ABC Research Laboratories, an ISO 17025 accredited testing facility, is one of the largest food testing labs in the United States. ABC Research serves the entire spectrum of the food industry from pathogen and pesticide residue testing to nutritional labeling, FDA detention resolution and appliance benchmark testing. Dedication to personalized service, coupled with superior scientific practices, is the foundation of ABC Research Laboratories' success. (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Marriott's Global Food Safety partners with ABC Research Laboratories as a Preferred Vendor in the US

Food safety testing laboratory ABC Research Laboratories, based out of Gainesville, Florida, announced partnership with Marriott's Global Food...

Oct 30, 2013, 17:44 ET
With over 45 years experience in food safety testing, ABC Research Laboratories is a trusted partner to the produce industry. Based out of Gainesville, Florida, ABC Research serves the food industry by offering full service, ISO 17025 accredited microbiology and chemistry testing at its onsite laboratories.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

ABC Research Laboratories Adds new Pesticide Screen Service

As the demand for organic produce continues to rise around the world, companies in the produce industry look to expand their organic offerings. To...

Jul 03, 2013, 08:00 ET
"We are constantly looking for ways to improve the ABC Research experience, and while this is a behind the scenes improvement, those who come to us for sensory panel evaluation will notice a significant improvement in turnaround time, as well as increased opportunities to answer questions about their product." - Dr. Gillian Folkes Dagan.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Testing Laboratory Strengthens its Sensory Testing and Shelf Life Studies Services

ABC Research Laboratories is pleased to announce the update to the latest version of Compusense software to its food sensory panel evaluation and...

Jun 11, 2013, 08:00 ET
Produce safety testing lab ABC Research Laboratories partners with the Center for Produce Safety for the 2nd time to provide deserving produce safety researchers the opportunity to participate in the CPS Symposium. It is the 4th year that CPS has hosted the event.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Produce Safety Researchers Awarded

ABC Research Laboratories has awarded travel grants to three up-and-coming scientists to attend the Center for Produce Safety Produce Research...

May 08, 2013, 08:00 ET
Actionable Quality Assurance(TM)(AQA) is a cloud based automation service designed to give its users real-time compliance data at their fingertips in the form of trend reports and dashboards for scorecarding and executive reporting.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Safety Laboratory Announces Quality Assurance Software Platform

The world of quality assurance is built on two principles: "Fit for purpose," the product should be suitable for its intended purpose;...

Apr 02, 2013, 20:34 ET
2012 ABC Research Laboratories Research Travel Grant Award Recipients: Kanika Bhargava, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Nutrition and Food Science Wayne State University, Michigan; Dr. David Ingram, Research Associate / Microbiologist, Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory USDA Agricultural Research Service, Maryland; Hamed Zahedi, Master of Science candidate in Food Science, University of Guelph, Canada.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

ABC Research Laboratories renews offer of travel funds for scientists to attend 4th annual CPS Produce Research Symposium in Rochester, NY

 ABC Research Laboratories is proud to offer three research travel awards to attend the upcoming CPS Produce Research Symposium on June 25-26,...

Feb 14, 2013, 08:00 ET
TruPerform(TM) is a proprietary benchmarking and advertising claim validation process backed by the ISO accredited ABC Research Laboratory microbiology and chemical testing labs. Its primary application is testing food preparation and food storage appliances and products.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Safety Testing Laboratory Broadens Services in the Appliance Industry

ABC Research Laboratories, an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, is formally unveiling an advertising claim...

Jan 17, 2013, 13:00 ET
Date announced for final action to implement mandatory menu nutritional labeling for all restaurant chains with more than 20 locations. Restaurants are advised to begin testing their menu items now to avoid rush as the deadline approaches.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Announced Date for Menu Nutritional Labeling Rule Sets Goal for Restaurants

After nearly two years in the making, a timetable has finally been set for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule to establish requirements...

Nov 01, 2012, 08:00 ET
ABC Research Laboratories has been an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory since the certification began in 1999. The Florida based food testing laboratory was founded in 1967, and is one of the largest food safety facilities in the United States.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Safety Testing Laboratory Expands its IS0 17025 Accredited Services

ABC Research Laboratories, an independent, third party food safety testing laboratory headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, announced an...

Oct 03, 2012, 08:30 ET
(Left to Right) Tom Mitchell, Riverfront Packing Co. LLC; Joby Sherrod; A. Duda & Sons Lee Ann Coleman; Hinton Farms Produce, Inc., Jonathan Allen; R. C. Hatton, Inc., Jessica Kerstein; Lipman, Ian Bessell; ABC Research Laboratories, Amber Kosinsky; Wish Farms, Nick Basore; TKM Bengard Farms, Derek Orsenigo; Grower's Management Inc., Carleton Johns; Tater Farms, Thomas Dalton; Farm Credit of Central Florida.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

An Emerging Leader in Produce Safety

Produce safety has been at the forefront of national news for the past year. From the deadly listeria outbreak in cantaloupe last September, to...

Jun 28, 2012, 08:00 ET
ABCR.com's new homepage easily directs visitors to services relevant to their industry. Pesticide residue testing, menu nutritional labeling, and decomposition analysis are just a few of the many services ABC Research Laboratories offers its visitors.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Testing Laboratory Launches All New Website

ABC Research Laboratories has officially launched its all-new website at abcr.com. The new design features an easily navigated home page that...

Jun 20, 2012, 08:00 ET
Lori Stephens - New Business Development Director for ABC Research Laboratories. Lori Stephens holds a masters of science degree in food science, and a bachelor of science in microbiology and cell science, both from the University of Florida. She is a Registered Environment Health Specialist (REHS), and is a member of the National Environmental Health Association.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

ABC Research Names Lori Stephens Business Development Director

ABC Research Laboratories today announced the addition of food scientist and veteran of the restaurant industry Lori Stephens to its growing team...

Jun 12, 2012, 08:00 ET
ABC Research Laboratories partnered with the Center for Produce Safety to develop a travel grant to honor those pioneering research in the field of produce safety. Recipients were selected based on the quality and applicability of their research.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Produce Safety Researchers Awarded by ABC Research Laboratories

GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ABC Research Laboratories has awarded travel grants to three up-and-coming scientists to...

May 29, 2012, 08:00 ET
ABC Research Laboratories is one of the largest food safety testing laboratories in the United States.  (PRNewsFoto/ABC Research Laboratories)

Food Safety Testing Laboratory Expands its Capabilities in Seafood Analysis

GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --  As FDA legislation like the Food Safety Modernization Act shape the face of food...