Merieux NutriSciences Inaugurates State-of-the-Art Analytical Food Lab in Queretaro, Mexico



Silliker, a Merieux NutriSciences company and the leading international network of food safety services, celebrates the grand opening today of its new state-of-the-art analytical lab in Queretaro, Mexico. Over 150 industry professionals in food, academia and government are expected to participate in scientific forums and lab tours at the new 1300m² facility.

Built to support today’s global food safety and quality challenges, the lab includes:

¢Expanded analytical chemistry capabilities underscored by a significant investment in new cutting-edge LC, HPLC, GC and ICP instrumentation

¢Nutritional chemistry testing for composition and nutritional labelling

¢Increased profile of chemistry testing methods providing low detection limits for current and emerging chemical contaminants

¢DNA based technology with Real Time PCR and molecular biology techniques

¢A full range of microbiology testing services

¢Extensive capabilities leveraging a global network of over 70 labs in 18 countries

The new Queretaro lab will benefit from an integrated and robust Quality Systems Program which is standard across the Merieux NutriSciences global network. Queretaro and the two other labs in Guadalajara and Mexico City are positioned to serve clients with strong local support and a wide range of microbiology and analytical testing services.

The opening of the Queretaro lab is part of Merieux NutriSciences’ global strategic plan to provide our valued customers with the highest level of service from operations equipped with the latest technologies and instrumentation and helmed by dedicated client focused teams.

Posted by Lauren Harrity 10/20/13

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