Molecular microbiologist Jesse Miller, PhD, had been named as the new head of NSF AuthenTechnologies.
The company announced it would bring NSF AuthenTechnologies together with NSF International’s core scientific research group.
“We’re aligning further with NSF’s scientific processes and putting transparency at the forefront of what we do at NSF AuthenTechnologies” said Dr Lori Bestervelt, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at NSF International. “Dr Miller is well respected in the scientific community and, with his DNA testing expertise, he’s a great fit for this role.”
Focused on the dietary supplement industry, NSF AuthenTechnologies uses next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology for DNA authentication of raw materials and identification of ingredients in finished products.