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The emphasis on proactive management of issues that could cause a food safety hazard, per FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act, requires firms to improve controls for a variety of issues at all levels. One hot-button concern that continues to wreak havoc in the industry is that of pathogen contamination. EAS offers best in class assistance with developing SOPs for ensuring a hygienic and sanitary manufacturing environment, training to get employee practices in-line with expectations and, through our alignment with Certified Laboratories, a trusted partner for pathogen testing for your surfaces and ingredients. As global leaders in regulatory solutions, testing and guidance for industries regulated by FDA, USDA, and other federal and state agencies, EAS and Certified Laboratories offer a thorough commitment to compliance, quality systems and technical expertise.

Interested in learning more about environmental pathogen concerns? Watch our on-demand webinars on Environmental Swab-a-Thons presented by independent consultant and Kathy Knutson, Ph.D. and Understanding and Mitigating the Risk of Emerging Pathogens, presented by Dr. Knutson and independent consultant Kathy Glass, Ph.D.. We also invite you to review our earlier EASeNews issue of the month article on Clean In Place Validation written by Bernardo Clavijo. If you missed our Hygienic Equipment Sanitation Short-Course you may find it available through the EAS store. Finally, for more information on EAS and Certified Laboratories combined suite of services in this area, watch our on-demand webinar on Hygienic Improvement, Monitoring and Tracking.

Any questions on environmental monitoring and development of protocols to protect your products and brands? Contact Senior Director for Food Consulting Services, Allen Sayler.

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