FoodChain ID, a platform providing technology enabled food safety, quality and sustainability solutions, has acquired Diversified Laboratories, creating a comprehensive contaminates testing solutions offering.
Based in Chantilly, Virginia, Diversified is a USDA Accredited and ISO 17025 Certified laboratory specialising in the rapid detection and reporting of more than 600 types of pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, antibiotics, mycotoxins, and many other chemical contaminants in human food and animal feed products.
The company has long-standing relationships across a diverse customer base including major poultry, animal feed and food ingredient suppliers in the US.
“The acquisition of Diversified enables FoodChain ID to provide a more comprehensive contaminants testing solution while offering our customers industry leading turnaround times,” said Brad Riemenapp, CEO of FoodChain ID.
“Diversified brings a complementary set of expertise and capabilities that expand our market-leading portfolio of broader technology enabled solutions and accelerates FoodChain ID’s strategic innovation initiatives.”
Peter Kendrick, CEO of Diversified Laboratories, added: “As part of FoodChain ID, we will be able to offer testing solutions across the food supply chain and will offer services that are even more comprehensive to our customers.”