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EMSL Analytical Now Operates 5 A2LA Accredited Food Labs Nationwide

EMSL Analytical congratulates our Houston lab on earning A2LA’s prestigious recognition.


EMSL Analytical’s Houston laboratory has been awarded an accreditation for food testing from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).

The Houston laboratory has been accredited in accordance with the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories. This accreditation represents EMSL’s technical competence and quality management system within the laboratory.

EMSL’s Houston laboratory is now accredited for the following: Aerobic Plate Count-Petri Film, Aerobic Plate Count–Pour Plate, Enterobacteriaceae–Petrifilm, Escherichia coli O157–Lateral Flow Device, E. coli 0157Confirmation, Listeria-Confirmation with speciation, Salmonella–VIDAS, Salmonella–Confirmation, Salmonella–Lateral Flow, Staphylococcus aureus–Petrifilm, Total Coliform / E. coli–Petrifilm, Total Coliform / E. coli–VRBA, and Yeast and Mold–Petrifilm.

Tests may be conducted on food products, feeds, food additives, beverages, and environmental samples.

“EMSL is proud to receive this prestigious accreditation from the A2LA, as it demonstrates the quality of our food microbiology division in Houston,” states Dr. Jason Dobranic, Ph. D., EMSL’s Vice President of Microbiology and Life Sciences. “Our Houston, Texas location has become the fifth EMSL laboratory to hold this accreditation from the A2LA.”

For more information about EMSL’s food testing division, please contact EMSL at 800-220-3675, email , or visit or

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a full service testing company providing quality lab services under the same private ownership since 1981. Including the corporate lab facility in Cinnaminson, NJ, EMSL Analytical operates over thirty laboratories nationwide in the US and Canada. We provide analytical services for environmental, indoor air quality (IAQ), industrial hygiene, forensics and materials science, consumer products, food safety, PCR, pharmaceutical, asbestos, lead, and radiological samples. The company has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations, as well as state and federal regulating bodies. Please see our website for a complete listing of accreditations.



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