Research and Technical


Research & Technical Services

We offer a broad range of research and technical services to assist manufacturers, operators, distributors and retail industries in assuring the quality and safety of their food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.

Unique food safety requests extend beyond the scope of everyday testing. AFL provides a wide variety of expert services to meet your special food safety demands.

For additional information on our services, please contact us.

Environmental Programs

We provide customized programs for pre-operative and/or post-operative environmental sampling of food and non-food contact surfaces. We provide the supplies for the gathering of samples by either your staff or ours and conduct all analysis in our labs. Our reports can assist in the investigation of problematic areas to pinpoint the source of contaminants.


Shelf Life Evaluations

Our expertise encompasses the microbiological, chemical and organoleptic determination of product shelf life. We test products under normal and varying atmospheric conditions, alternate packaging and other factors affecting overall shelf life to assist you in extending the shelf life of your products.

Additional Services:

  • Employee Training
  • Food Safety Plans
  • Audits
  • Method Development
  • Method Validation
  • Vendor Certification
  • Recall Programs
  • Risk Management