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Nuclear disasters, such as Fukushima in 2011 and Chernobyl in 1986, have increased government, industry and consumer concerns about the risk of food and drinking water becoming contaminated by radiation. Our state of the art radionuclide testing laboratories are ISO 17025 accredited and can help you detect and measure any relevant radioactive contamination of your products.
There are basically three ways that contamination in foodstuff can occur:
Our testing services assure you of both product and personal safety while at the same time minimizing the risk of liability claims.
All radioactive elements are measurable and we can measure radiation released with an instrument such as a Geiger counter, gamma spectrometer, liquid scintillation or proportional counter.
Our national and international expertise in food safety testing you can rely on us to ensure your compliance with food radioactivity regulations.
Demonstrate your commitment to food safety to consumers, suppliers and your stakeholders with food radioactivity testing from SGS.
We are conducting a survey to improve understanding of current industry practices relating to allergen control and management. Responding to the survey will take about 10 minutes.
Complete our Allergen Management Survey
The results will be shared across the industry in Q1 2014.