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October 4, 2018

A Microbiology Testing Lab Conducts Shelf Life Studies

The microbiology testing lab at Great Plains Analytical conducts specific tests to help food manufacturers determine the expected shelf life of their products. The shelf life of food products can be defined as “the period for which it will retain an...

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September 20, 2018

Importance of Allergen Testing

Great Plains Analytical Laboratory conducts food allergen testing in accordance with regulatory guidelines as set forth by the FDA. Food allergens are a constant concern in protecting food safety and public health. Non-declared allergen related recalls...

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September 6, 2018

Microbiology Testing Lab Services – GPAL

Great Plains Analytical Laboratories is an analytical microbiology testing lab founded in 1993 as a response to a need in the grain, flour, baking, and food industries for a high level of service, response time and expertise.  According to the US...

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August 16, 2018

GPAL and Environmental Monitoring

Great Plains Analytical Laboratory routinely assists clients with establishing and maintaining Environmental Monitoring Programs. Testing for the presence of microorganisms is a science-based screening process to detect and identify potential sources...

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August 2, 2018

Glyphosate

Glyphosate is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide, and is the active ingredient in a number of non-selective herbicides. These types of herbicides are frequently used as an easy and cost effective way to manage a variety of weeds, whether in orchard rows,...

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July 19, 2018

Sanitation Analysis for Filth and Extraneous Matter

Great Plains Analytical Laboratory does perform this unique and specialized microscopic testing to detect filth and extraneous materials.  In the manufacturing and production of food, contamination from particulates such as insect fragments, rodent...

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July 5, 2018

The Importance of Food Allergen Testing for School-Age Children

Conducting allergen testing on food has become more prevalent in recent years due to an increase in allergen reactions and recalls. According to The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, food allergy prevalence among children increased 50 percent...

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June 21, 2018

Nutritional Labeling Analysis: FDA Compliance Dates Extended

Nutritional labeling analysis measures the nutritional components in foods. This type of analysis provides the necessary data for nutritional labeling information, as defined by the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA). Great Plains Analytical...

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June 7, 2018

Microbiology Testing Lab Searching For Microbes

A microbiology testing lab, such as Great Plains Analytical Laboratory, plays a critical role in the food industry. The invisible life forms of bacteria, yeasts, molds, and viruses, termed “microorganisms” because of their size (micro meaning small...

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May 24, 2018

Great Plains Analytical – Food Testing Lab and More

In addition to food testing, Great Plains Analytical is a chemistry and microbiology lab that offers the full spectrum of food, ingredient, and packaging testing. GPAL also offers water testing, environmental monitoring, and pathogen screening. At GPAL,...

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