- Category: Analytical Labs
- Published: Wednesday, 21 August 2013 21:18
- Written by Anne Johnson
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The Meat Testing Lab analyzes meat and meat product samples obtained during inspections of state plant and processing facilities. Tests for levels of fat, moisture, protein, sulfites, and added non-meat products ensure label compliance of these products. Antibiotic residues and cross-contamination from other species are also monitored. Samples from processing facilities are also tested for the presence of Salmonella and other pathogens.