Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 08, 2012
Silliker, Inc., the leading international network of food safety testing and consulting laboratories, is exhibiting at the 2012 SupplySide West Expo and emphasizing their broad chemistry testing capabilities for both nutritional chemistry and chemical contaminants. Silliker serves manufacturers of dietary supplements, nutraceuticals, nutritional beverages and other functional foods with a full scope of analytical support and proven expertise in food safety and quality management.
In addition to chemistry testing, Silliker’s full scope of services includes microbiological testing, consulting, auditing and education programs. At SupplySide West this year, Silliker’s sister company Biofortis will be promoting their contract research and clinical study expertise in the Silliker booth. Silliker will also be welcoming Asia Food Inspection to SupplySide, a key business partner offering extensive inspection services all across the Asia Pacific region.
In today’s challenging marketplace, nutraceutical manufacturers can trust Silliker to offer expert assistance with a continuum of quality management tools, from cGMP compliance to accurate nutritional labeling to crisis management of recalls. Silliker understands regulatory compliance and how best to manage the newly expanded requirements presented by the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Recently Silliker celebrated the grand opening of their Silliker Solution Center, the flagship laboratory for North America. Over 300 food industry professionals participated in scientific forums and laboratory tours at the new 71,000 square-foot facility, the largest laboratory in the extensive Silliker global network. Construction on the $14 million dollar facility was completed in August 2012 and utilized advanced workflow design to maximize efficiency and to minimize any potential for contamination. Built to meet today’s global testing demands and with future growth in mind, the Silliker Solution Center includes:
- Expanded analytical chemistry capabilities underscored by significant investment in new cutting-edge instrumentation
- Advanced Nutritional Chemistry testing for composition and nutritional labeling
- Increased testing methods for current and emerging chemical contaminants
- Enhanced capabilities for contract research programs including shelf life and challenge studies