New York State Food Laboratory

The work of 43 people in New York led to more than 300 recalls and the removal of contaminated food from countless store shelves across the country in 2016, preventing illnesses and protecting the public.

Dairy microbiology is just one of the specialty areas covered by staff at the New York Food Laboratory.
Dairy microbiology is just one of the specialty areas covered by staff at the New York State Food Laboratory.

Those 43 people — microbiologists, chemists and support staff at the New York State Food Laboratory — were crucial to the state being able to increase testing of food and beverage samples by 10 percent this past year, according to a report
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