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Beef Industry Services

Eurofins knows your territory — and the challenges of regulatory fluctuations, emergent testing needs, and consumer trends. We tailor expert solutions for the complex daily demands of the beef community. Whether producer, processor, or packer, in companies of all sizes, Eurofins' regional network of laboratories positions us to be your trusted local partner in food safety, in all phases of your journey.

Eurofins uses modern rapid detection platforms to meet your deadlines and quality standards.

  • E. coli O157
  • Listeria species, monocytogenes
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Salmonella

Our beef regulatory experts help implement and monitor your indicator programs to maximize program value.

  • Beef combo sampling
  • Beef sampling protocol
  • Environmental monitoring program
  • Generic E.coli (Biotype I) carcass testing
  • Intervention reduction validation

Eurofins has created custom test bundles based on the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) annual sampling plan for the beef industry.

  • Drug residues
  • Filth testing
  • Heavy metals
  • Hormone screen
  • Meat speciation
  • Melamine
  • Nitrate and nitrites
  • Pesticide residues
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dioxins

Eurofins provides robust nutrition analyses of beef and beef products, and provides recommendations based on USDA nutrition labeling requirements.

  • Amino acid profile
  • Cholesterol
  • Choline
  • Fat content/claims
  • Fatty acid profile
  • Minerals
  • Proximates
  • Vitamins

Bacterial spoilage of beef product puts your operations at risk. We are well versed in the common culprits in product failure and rancidity.

  • Aerobic plate count
  • E.coli count
  • Lactic acid bacteria
  • p-Anisidine value
  • Peroxide value
  • Shelf-life testing
  • TBA rancidity
  • Total coliforms

Eurofins is science at your service:

  • Dependable quality; ISO 17025 accredited laboratories
  • Beef industry regulatory expertise
  • Industry-leading turnaround times
  • Local, responsive customer service
  • Critical issue resolution

We can assist you in your beef sampling, carcass swabbing and trim sampling protocols as well as special projects including process control verification for E.coli (biotype I), pathogen reduction and intervention verification.

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Contact us with your questions or testing needs!