• Canned foods

**NOTE: Food Processing and Safety Lab services are being updated and are currently unavailable. It will be available shortly. If you need immediate assistance with a sample, please contact the Food Processing and Safety Lab.

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Food Processing and Safety Lab services:

Analytical testing: pH, Water activity, Total aerobic plate count, Molds and yeast, E. coli/coli form, Salmonella, Environmental Listeria, Lactic acid bacteria of raw and finished food products.
Price: $10 – $25 per test ordered.

Nutritional facts labeling: for complete list of ingredients.
Price: $100.

Process authority review services: the process authority will review formulations and processing of acid and acidified foods before issuing a Process Authority Letter.
Price: $200 – Missouri customers, $300 – Out-of-state customers.

Duration for all tests and services: 2-3 weeks

Submission form information will be collected when you place your order:

In preparation, you may want to complete a Sample submission form for analytical services and nutrition facts labeling or Process authority review request form prior to beginning your order.

Submit samples to:

University of Missouri Food Processing and Safety Lab
252 William C. Stringer Wing
1406 Rollins St
Columbia, MO 65211
Location page with map
foodtesting@missouri.edu

Label each sample including the order number from your order confirmation.

Questions? Contact us at foodtesting@missouri.edu or 573-882-2673

Price

$10 to $300

SKU

FSL100