Microbiology

We offer a wide variety of microbiological services to support you with your quality control needs as well as staying compliant with USDA and FDA regulations.

We utilize both traditional and rapid methods that are approved by AOAC, FDA BAM and and other official compendia.

 

Indicator Organisms

  • Aerobic Plate Count (APC) 

  • Anaerobic Plate Count 

  • Coliforms

  • General Sterility

  • E. Coli

  • Yeast and Mold Counts

  • Lactobacilli

  • Brettanomyces

  • Others

Pathogens

  • E. coli O157:H7

  • Shiga Toxin Producing E.coli (top 6 STEC)

  • Listeria spp.

  • Listeria monocytogenes

  • Salmonella spp.

  • Campylobacter jejuni

  • Yersinia enterocolitica

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • Staphylococcus aureus

  • Bacillus cereus

  • Aspergillus spp.

    • A. fumigatus​

    • A. flavus

    • A. niger

    • A. terreus

Toxins

  • Mycotoxins:

    • Aflatoxin

    • Ochratoxin

  • Bacillus cereus toxin

  • Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxins

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Microbiological Services by Industry

Twin Arbor Labs offers microbial services for many industries including:

  • Food processing and manufacturing

  • Personal care products

  • Cosmetics

  • Dietary Supplements and Nutraceuticals

  • Beverage manufacturing

  • Breweries

  • Wineries