laboratory accreditation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has opened an application portal for accreditation bodies interested in participating in the Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods (LAAF) program.

Under the LAAF program, the FDA will recognize accreditation bodies that will accredit food testing laboratories to standards established in the final rule
Continue Reading Program offers accreditation bodies help in giving approval to labs for food testing

A decade after the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, the FDA’s final rule on  Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods (LAAF)  for a laboratory accreditation program for the testing of food in certain circumstances is becoming a reality.

Under the LAAF program, the Food and Drug
Continue Reading Laboratory accreditation required by FSMA finally becoming a reality

Back in the 1980s, the pharmaceutical industry grappled with the prospect of requiring testing laboratories to receive accreditation, a certification of credibility according to a qualifying body. Some labs were following international standards, while others set their own standards, and, as a result, there was no minimum level of quality
Continue Reading Food Testing: Accreditation a Growing Trend Among Food Labs