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Laboratory Product Manager - Supplies, Nelson-Jameson, Inc.

Get Informed at WLA






Next month, the Wisconsin Laboratory Association (WLA) will be hosting the 39th Annual Educational Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Madison, Wisconsin. As always, the two days will be filled with the most current, important topics that QA and Technical Managers, Laboratory Technicians and anyone involved within the food industry are discussing and need to […]

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Allergens & Protecting Consumers






May is Food Allergy Month and this week is Allergen Awareness Week. For the approximate 15 million Americans that have some sort of food allergy, it can be an exhausting task to grocery shop. Each aisle might feel a bit like a minefield. Carefully negotiating the vast array of products to ensure they can find the […]

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Network with Food Safety Professionals at IAFP Annual Meeting






IAFP (International Association for Food Protection) Annual Meeting will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana; August 3-6, 2014. As always, Nelson-Jameson will be attending. The conference’s various educational symposiums provide information on current and emerging food safety issues, solutions to new and reoccurring problems, and the opportunity to network with other food safety professionals from around the world. With […]

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Tech Tip: Reuniting Spirit-Filled Thermometers






Recently, many production facilities and states are banning the use of mercury thermometers within their labs making the spirit-filled units more popular. Many times when these thermometers are shipped they do separate within transit. The most commonly used method to re-join the liquid is to gently tap the thermometer above the separation point in an […]

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Allergen Recalls in the Forefront






Do you know that for the fourth quarter of 2011 allergens exceeded microbiological causes for recalls?  If you Google “FDA Allergen Recalls” you might be amazed at all the recalls by the FDA just within the last few months. They ranged from undeclared milk and soy in jams and jellies to sea salt that possibly […]

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