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Next Day Pathogen Results and Aspergillus Testing Now Available at Columbia Laboratories with State-Of-The-Art PCR

Next Day Pathogen Results and Aspergillus Testing Now Available at Columbia Laboratories with State-Of-The-Art PCR

Columbia Laboratories welcomes the new “Gene-UP PCR” by Biomeriuex to the microbiology department as of December 2020. “We are keeping prices level while offering faster services and expanded methodology,” said Jennifer Rowe, Microbiology Lab Manager. “This suite of testing applies to any HACCP or cGMP outline in several industries we serve.” The following pathogen tests
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Comprehensive Drinking Water Tests Available Now at Columbia Laboratories

Comprehensive Drinking Water Tests Available Now at Columbia Laboratories

Columbia Laboratories adds Trihalomethanes, and Haloacetic Acids Testing to Drinking Water Certification, rouding out the full suite of testing for safe drinking water. Certified by ORELAP What are Trihalomethanes and Haloacetic Acids? Haloacetic acids are “chemical compounds that contain chlorine and bromine.” They are formed when the chlorine used to treat drinking water reacts with
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Happy Holidays 2020

Holiday Schedule 2020

Happy Holidays from Columbia Laboratories! Please be aware of our laboratory’s holiday schedule: Christmas Eve – Thursday, Dec. 24th – Open from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM Christmas Day – Friday, Dec. 25th – Closed New Year’s Eve – Thursday, Dec. 31st – open from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM New Year’s Day – Friday,
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Trying Times

Tentamus Labs Testing in Trying Times

The 2020 wildfires have ripped through our urban and rural communities, blanketing consumable crops in ash, smoke and toxins—right before harvest. Tentamus offers toxins testing for consumer crops and can facilitate sample submission from our Pacific Northwest location, Columbia Laboratories. Click the image below to view and download a full-size PDF:  
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Cannabis

Columbia Laboratories Voted Top 5 Best CBD and Hemp Testing Labs in the Country

Columbia Laboratories was recently voted one of the Top 5 best CBD and hemp testing labs in the country by The CBD Insider! All labs considered were evaluated on seven factors provided by established CBD brands American Shaman, CBDistillery, CV Sciences/PlusCBD Oil, Lazarus Naturals, Medterra, Receptra Naturals, and Social CBD: Accreditation SOPs and testing Accuracy
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Update on Coronavirus: Tentamus Labs Remain Open

The Tentamus Group is thoroughly monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and taking preventative measures to reduce the risk within our global operations. We are pleased to announce that all labs within the Tentamus Group remain open at this point in time. Tentamus is viewed by governmental authorities as a vital part of the food and pharmaceutical
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Pixis Labs / Columbia Food Laboratories Merge Names to Become Columbia Laboratories

Please welcome Columbia Laboratories as the Pacific Northwest’s latest brand for high quality analytical testing. Formerly known collectively as “Pixis Labs” and “Columbia Food Laboratories,” the new name more accurately reflects their consolidated mission to support public health and safety though expanded testing options. In 2015 both long-standing Portland labs joined the global Tentamus Group.
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bilacon supports you with the Nutri-Score

Since November, food manufacturers are allowed to use the Nutri-Score voluntarily on their products in order to help consumers to improve their diet. In order for you to be able to create, present and improve the Nutri-Score correctly under food law, bilacon offers a comprehensive support. The international Regulatory Affairs Team supports you in the
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TentaMedix extends its GMP portfolio

Pyrogen testing methods have been successfully inspected by the Regierungspräsidium Tübingen as GMP compliant (Regional Council Tübingen)   TentaMedix GmbH is pleased to announce the extension of its GMP relevant testing portfolio. Already in the year 2019, TentaMedix GmbH received the official certificate of recognition from the ZLG and the listing as an officially recognised
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GMP Storage at VelaLabs with 24/7 Call on Duty

January 2021: VelaLabs offers safe and convenient long-term storage of any type of your samples under GMP conditions including also MCBs/ WCBs. The storage of any type of samples such as master cell banks (MCB), working cell banks (WCB), antibodies or small molecules is kept at the highest GMP standard. Furthermore, our on-site storage facility
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Brexit Pharma

Brexit // Where do we go from here?

A cautious agreement has been reached for the future relationship between the European Union and Great Britain. Here are some facts about the given Brexit scenario regarding the pharmaceutical and pharmacy sector: The agreement contains specific provisions for both the pharmaceutical and pharmacy sectors, which are not as comprehensive as hoped: There will be separate
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Megsan Labs Pvt Ltd notified as cGMP Compliant by Health Canada

Megsan Labs is delighted about the receipt of the GMP Compliance Notification from Health Canada. Based on the assessment of the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) evidence available for the inspection conducted by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) at Megsan Labs from 29 Oct 2019 to 01 Nov 2019, Health Canada has announced that
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VelaLabs Operates State-of-the-art HPLC Systems

January 2021:  VelaLabs state-of-the-art high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) systems from Agilent and Thermo allow a multitude of different separation techniques. HPLC is an automated high throughput analysis for critical quality attributes of pharmaceuticals. With our optimized analytical HPLC separation techniques such as RPC, IEX, SEC, HILIC, mixed mode, and affinity we offer reproducible detection
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Disinfectants found in fish

During the Corona times, we all learned to use disinfectants more in our private lives, but they are also used in the food industry unrelated to Corona. In the case of fish, process water with disinfectant is used during various processing steps such as skinning and gutting in the industry. In addition, surfaces and equipment
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Toast-Analysis-Acrylamide

Toast – Testing the daily bread

Toast is generally understood to be a white bread which is toasted with a toaster. Nearly no breakfast table can be without the warm bread, which can be prepared quickly and easily. But what was the result of a recent test of various toasts?   Contamination with mineral oil   In eight out of 20
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Baby food tested – Only the best for the little ones

When babies are growing up, the phase comes when they start to eat solid food. This is usually started with baby food from a glass bottle, which is available in a wide variety of flavors. From pasta and rice to vegetables and meat, there is a glass for every taste. In addition to taste, it
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What is Pesticide Drift?

Consumers are constantly looking for healthier food options and are a lot more conscious about what they put in their bodies. Products labeled as “Organic” “Non-GMO” or “Pesticide-Free” are becoming the first choice when compared to products without them. The use of pesticides has become somewhat of a controversial topic with advocates on both sides
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