Food Services Affiliation:

  • Idaho Milk Processors Association
  • Institute of Food Technologists
  • International Association for Food Protection
  • Jerome Chamber of Commerce

Examples of Foods We Test:

Beef, Cheese, Milk, Butter, Powders (cheese, spices whey, milk replacer, MPI, MPP), mink food, water carcass swabs, environmental swabs, potatoes, organic dairy products, ice cream, corn and powdered and liquid sports drinks.

A2LA & ISO 17025 Accredited Tests:

  • Aerobic Plate Count Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
  • Bacillus cereus FDA BAM Ch. 14
  • Enterobacteriaceae Petrifilm AOAC 2003.01
  • Escherichia coli O157:H7 VIP AOAC 996.09
  • Listeria LPT VIDAS AOAC 2013.10
  • Listeria VIP AOAC 997.03
  • Listeria VIP AOAC 060801
  • Rapid Yeast and Mold Petrifilm AOAC 2014.05
  • Salmonella IQ-Check AOAC 010803
  • Salmonella UP VIDAS AOAC 071101
  • Staphylococcus aureus Petrifilm AOAC 2003.07
  • Total Coliform / E. coli Petrifilm AOAC 991.14

ISO Certification:

Other Certified Testing

Our laboratory in Jerome is certified by the Idaho Department of Agriculture for Grade A Raw Milk Testing in accordance with the requirements of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance. In this program we test the Standard Plate Count as well as Antibiotic Residue detection for compliance with the PMO standards.

Other Non-accredited tests we can perform:

  • Antibiotic Testing (Delvo, Charm EZ Reader, Snap test)
  • Rapid enumeration of bacteria cells (milk) by Bentley Instruments Bactocount
  • Listeria monocytogenes confirmation
  • Aerobic plate count/ anaerobic plate count
  • E. coli and Coliform plate count
  • Total Enterobacteriaceae Count
  • Yeast and Mold plate count
  • Staph Aureus plate count
  • Legionella Water testing
  • Presence/Absence coliforms and E. coli in water
  • Heterotrophic Plate Count
  • Thermometer and Pipette Verification