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How to Leverage Contract Testing for Your Food Industry Needs

By LabWare on Apr 19, 2022 9:03:00 AM

Finding an experienced and accredited third-party lab partner is vitally important in the food and beverage industry to assure consistently accurate results. There is a lot of competition, and there are many choices available to lab managers that may already be stretched thin by their job roles and duties. 

The synergy between a third-party lab partner and its ability to impact revenue is crucial to nail down. The lab and the business influence each other and affect how the lab manager handles leveraging contract testing for food and beverage needs.

Topics: Food and Beverage
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How LIMS Prepares Your Food Testing Lab for a Quality Inspection

By LabWare on Apr 12, 2022 9:16:00 AM

As a food testing laboratory manager, managing your lab means ensuring efficient workflows with accurate data. In addition to practicing quality control (QC), you also have to carry out your processes in compliance with industry standards. Regulatory bodies like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), and local agencies of countries to which you export may all have specific standards that you need to  follow.

Topics: Food and Beverage
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Vital Traceability Tools for Food & Beverage Testing Labs

By LabWare on Mar 24, 2022 8:00:00 AM

The food supply chain is a system that comprises small and large domestic and foreign producers, processors, packers, distributors, and transporters with few common business practices. It is a system that is becoming more global: Fresh fruits and vegetables are now available year-round, as well as a wide array of exotic foods. These factors have increased the risk of a significant food safety incident.

Topics: Food and Beverage
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4 Keys to Running an Efficient Food & Beverage QC Laboratory

By LabWare on Mar 17, 2022 7:45:00 AM

Maintaining quality standards across batches of finished products in the food and beverage industry can be difficult. There’s a thin margin between a spectacular and a terrible outcome in this industry. Therefore, quality control (QC) is necessary to minimize the chances of these “bad products” from reaching the end consumer.

Topics: Food and Beverage
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LabWare Holdings to Acquire Data Analytics Company CompassRed - Establishing LabWare Data Analytics Innovations Center

By LabWare on Feb 28, 2022 1:45:00 PM

WILMINGTON, Del.-- LabWare Holdings today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CompassRed, a visionary company in machine learning and predictive analytics. The acquisition of CompassRed will create a new dedicated advanced data analytics arm in LabWare®, embedding the CompassRed solution into the core LabWare platform, and providing services that will further elevate LabWare’s position as the global leader in the Laboratory Information Management market. 

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LIMS Mitigates Top Food Safety Risks and Drives Compliance

By LabWare on Jan 27, 2022 9:29:43 AM

Maintaining regulatory compliance is crucial to success in the food and beverage industry. Failure to follow guidelines may result in consequences, ranging from financial loss and operational downtime to complete shutdown.

Topics: Food and Beverage
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The Role of LIMS in Following the 7 Steps of HACCP

By LabWare on Jan 10, 2022 8:00:00 AM

On a daily basis, lab managers face a daunting amount of data they need in order to maintain the integrity of their quality program. This challenge is especially true within the food and beverage industry, where product safety is dependent on timely and accurate laboratory testing. Fortunately there is a well-defined process to ensure that the food being produced and shipped from a company is safe and contains no contaminants.

Topics: LIMS Food and Beverage
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How LabWare Meets the Challenge of Managing an Enterprise LIMS

By LabWare on Sep 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM

UL is a trusted leader in safety science, providing a variety of certification, inspection, and testing services for businesses around the globe. Customers turn to UL to help them achieve safety, security, and sustainability goals in order to manage risk effectively and achieve regulatory compliance.

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Dutch Lab Expands the Functionality of LIMS for Inventory Management

By LabWare on Aug 26, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Note: This story was featured in the April 2021 edition of LABInsights and has been edited for clarity.

Denkavit recently expanded the functionality of its LIMS, adding options for inventory management, tracking consumption and ordering lab consumables. To facilitate these additions to an application the animal feed manufacturer has been using since 2014, Denkavit’s LIMS supplier adapted its existing inventory management template and added new, client-specific functionalities.

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Must-Have Functionality for Pharmaceutical Stability Testing

By LabWare on Aug 13, 2021 7:45:00 AM

As you work through validating the length of time over which your pharmaceutical products retain their quality and potency, you need to be able to trust in the accuracy and reliability of your testing, data, and documentation. 

The core functionality of your LIMS should be trusted with executing stability management, while also integrating well with all the other processes handled by the LIMS. Stability management does not live in a silo in the real world; why should it live in a silo in laboratory processes?

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What to Consider When Selecting a Stability System

By LabWare on Aug 5, 2021 8:00:00 AM

The stability study is a critical part of pharmaceutical product development, to determine how quality is affected with time in different environmental conditions. The efficacy of stability testing relies on careful monitoring and documentation. Accuracy and precision are directly correlated with successful stability testing; the more data provided as part of stability testing, the more detailed the insights into long-term quality may be. If something were to go wrong, proper testing and documentation help pinpoint the source of the issue so that it may be adequately addressed.

Topics: Stability
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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing Process: How LIMS Plays a Key Role

By LabWare on Jul 21, 2021 8:00:00 AM

A recent New York Times article highlighted the manufacturing, testing, and distribution processes for the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 messenger RNA (mRNA) based vaccine.

The careful execution, integration, and optimization of multiple steps are critical to the vaccine's safety, effectiveness, and efficient delivery. Pfizer's multifaceted vaccine process takes 60 days from start to finish across numerous locations involving thousands of employees. More than half of this effort goes to quality testing, which must adhere to vaccine manufacturing regulatory requirements, including compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

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