SupplySide West Podcast 10: Partnering with a Contract Testing Lab

To create a true partnership between a supplement brand owner and a contract laboratory, they need to trust, be loyal to and communicate with each other. Developing that kind of can be difficult in a business setting, but having a trusted contract lab can help a brand ensure its products go to market safely and timely.

To create a true partnership between a supplement brand owner and a contract laboratory, they need to trust, be loyal to and communicate with each other. Developing that kind of can be difficult in a business setting, but having a trusted contract lab can help a brand ensure its products go to market safely and timely.

In this episode, Alex Brandt, Ph.D. director of technical services, Food Safety Net Services Ltd., and Sandy Almendarez, editor in chief, INSIDER, discuss:

  • Common accreditations for contract labs, and what requirements they cover
  • What an audit of a contract laboratory should entail
  • How brands can work with their laboratories to choose the best analytical methods for their products

Brandt will be speaking on the Workshop: Evaluating and Partnering with Contract Labs on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 1:30 p.m. at SupplySide West. Visit supplysideshow.com for more information and get registered. This session is underwritten by Covance, Midi Labs, Eurofins, Micro Quality Labs and BASF, the official education sponsor of SupplySide West.

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Got feedback? Email Almendarez at [email protected], or tweet to @NatProdINSIDER using the hashtag #INSIDERPodcast.

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