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Lab consolidation continues with Warburg Pincus acquisition

By Hank Schultz

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is continuing its consolidation of analytical laboratories serving the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries with the acquisition announced today of Food Safety Net Services. FSNS operates more than 20 labs...

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Sabinsa adds glyphosate testing to meet rising market demand

By Hank Schultz

Ingredient supplier Sabinsa says it can now supply test results for glyphosate residues on 20 of the dietary ingredients it supplies. The company said it began adding testing for the herbicide in October to go along with the routine tests it runs to look...

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CSPI calls on FDA to mandate accredited labs for all food testing

By Hank Schultz

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging federal authorities to require testing be done in accredited labs and not just to restrict that to the food importation process. It’s a laudable goal but one that might have unintended consequences,...

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NSF to start offering hemp/CBD testing, certification

By Hank Schultz

NSF International has unveiled a new certification program for the hemp industry, which the organization says will help address the ongoing quality questions in this sector.

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