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Romer Labs' Union, MO Laboratory Granted ISO Certification For Food Allergen Analysis

Date Posted: June 18, 2013

Union, MO—Romer Labs announced June 17 that the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) recently granted Romer Labs’ Union Missouri Laboratory an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation for analysis of food allergens adding to their previous accreditation for mycotoxins analysis.

Recognized and respected worldwide, ISO 17025:2005 standards are put forth by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

The ISO 17025:2005 accreditation demonstrates Romer Labs’ technical competence for food allergen analysis and the operation of a laboratory quality management system that is dynamic, flexible and focused on exceeding the needs of customers and suppliers alike.

“This certification demonstrates our commitment to excellence in product and service quality, and a continued focus on improving the customer experience,” said Michael Prinster, CEO of Romer Labs America.

“Romer Labs continues to expand its offerings in food safety diagnostics with a strong focus on quality and innovation.

"As a result we are building a leadership position in the Food Allergen testing market with a full suite of qualitative and quantitative test kits and now ISO-accredited laboratory services.

"Our customers know that they can rely on Romer Labs to consistently meet or exceed their expectations for food safety products and services.”

About the International Organization for Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards.

ISO is a network of the national standards institutes from 158 countries.

Between 1947 and the present day, ISO has published more than 17,500 International Standards, ranging from standards for activities such as agriculture and construction, through mechanical engineering, to medical devices, to the newest information technology developments.

About Romer Labs

Romer Labs, founded in Washington, MO, in 1982, is a leader in diagnostic solutions for food and feed safety.

It develops, manufactures and markets test kits for food pathogens, food allergens, mycotoxins, veterinary drug residues and other food contaminants.

The company also operates four accredited full-service laboratories on three continents.

Romer Labs has facilities in Austria, Brazil, China, Malaysia, Singapore, UK and the USA. For more than 30 years, Romer Labs has been a trusted partner for the food and feed industry worldwide.

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