This program provides assistance with understanding the regulations and guidelines of the FDA, USDA and related agencies and how they might impact the labeling, manufacturing, and claims of a food or supplement product. Examples of processes and claims include: FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) HACCP Planning (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), Organic, Kosher, Halal, Sustainable, Allergens, Gluten Free, Trans Fat Free, etc.
The performance of a mock audit will assist established food companies courting new suppliers or customers who require a third party audit and provide general performance measures. It will identify areas of improvement to meet food industry best practices.
Technical & Lab Services
The Food Innovation Center does provide a limited array of technical lab services for our clients. Lab tests have associated fees and are billed on a project basis. The following tests can be performed in house. Any necessary additional testing will be performed by an outside commercial lab. FIC can assist each client with a list of commercial labs that provide the necessary services.
FIC Analytical Testing (for clients only):