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2441 Constitution Drive
Livermore, CA 94551

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365 North Canyons Pkwy, Ste. 201
Livermore, CA 94551

Microbiology Food Research and Testing

The NFL’s Research Microbiologists are continually looking for solutions to your food safety concerns, investigating the interaction between bacterial pathogens and foods to determine the risk associated with specific products. They also exploring intervention technologies – such as thermal processes – antimicrobials, new sterilization technologies, and packaging to improve safety and maximize quality of your products. We have extensive experience in challenging food environments – call us for your most complex projects and scenarios.

Our Microbiology Food Research Services Include:

  • Food and Beverage Thermal Death Time Studies
  • Food and BeverageChallenge Studies
    • C.botulinum expertise
    • Salmonella, L. monocytogenes, E. coli O157:H7 and others
  • Food and Beverage Anti-Microbial Efficacy
  • Food and Beverage Sterilization Technology Validation
  • Food and Beverage Microbial Surrogate Development
  • Food and Beverage Validation of consumer cooking instruction for NRTE
  • Food and Beverage Studies designed to meet FSIS and FDA requirements
  • Food and Beverage New Technology Research
  • Food and Beverage High pressure processing, Ebeam, novel sterilants


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