Top Tier Testing Paired with World Class Service

Lab Testing Services

At Daily Laboratories, we pride ourselves on providing our partners with the highest quality testing services and advice that puts clients’ needs and goals above all else. When a client came to us after experiencing widespread flooding, we were able to learn about their end goals and provide suggestions that saved them thousands of dollars… Continue reading Top Tier Testing Paired with World Class Service

Why These 3 Key Microbiology Tests Are Crucial in Dairy Production

Producing high-quality dairy products is both an art and a science. Thorough testing is required in order to not only meet health standards but also ensure a delicious and safe experience for each and every consumer of your product. While it’s easy to understand the importance of tests for pathogens such as listeria and salmonella,… Continue reading Why These 3 Key Microbiology Tests Are Crucial in Dairy Production

How Rapid Bacteria Testing Can Improve Your Production

Food production companies depend on bacteria testing in order to meet regulatory requirements and to ensure the very best and safest experience for their end consumers. Unfortunately, the waiting period between having microbiology tests done and receiving results can cause unexpected and costly delays. Learn how rapid microbiology testing from Daily Laboratories can improve your… Continue reading How Rapid Bacteria Testing Can Improve Your Production

The Importance of Lab Testing in the Dairy Industry

Food and water safety is more than meets the eye. No matter how standard something may appear, without lab testing there is no sure way to know the details of what residual bacteria and other harmful organisms lie beneath the surface. Lab testing of food, water, and pharmaceuticals can keep your business serving others at… Continue reading The Importance of Lab Testing in the Dairy Industry

Pizza or Wings?

Americans are about to devour a record 1.42 billion wings along with 12.5 million pizzas, also a record, all while watching the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers battle for the Lombardi Trophy. There are several reasons for the uptick, National Chicken Council spokesman Tom Super says. “If you think about it, restaurants like wing… Continue reading Pizza or Wings?

I’m a small farm. Why do I need a food safety program?

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A small farmer selling vegetables at a farmers’ market. A local dairy with farm-made cheese. A restauranteur evaluating fresh produce and fruits from a local farm. These farmers have several things in common. They would be identified as small-scale farmers and therefore exempt from many provisions, such as mandatory inspections, in the Food Safety Modernization… Continue reading I’m a small farm. Why do I need a food safety program?

‘Ghost Pepper,’ ‘Umami,’ and More Food Words Added to the Dictionary

In 2018, Merriam-Webster added 850 words and definitions to the dictionary, including the relatable “dumpster fire” and “embiggen”—with some food words in the mix too, like harissa, kombucha, poke, and aquafaba (chickpea water used in vegan dishes and cocktails, in case you were wondering). This year, the overarching haul of new words topped 640, and among them, the dictionary flagged 17 food-related terms for… Continue reading ‘Ghost Pepper,’ ‘Umami,’ and More Food Words Added to the Dictionary

From Trash to Treasure

Composting Word Representing Flower Garden And Lawn

Peoria County farmer Paul Rosenbohm can thank his neighbor Mrs. Phillips, a long-neglected neighboring farm and an overabundance of dairy cow manure for his successful compost business. Nearly 30 years ago, Rosenbohm and his brother needed more land to spread the waste from their cows. When the farm adjacent to theirs came up for auction,… Continue reading From Trash to Treasure

How Ketchup Made Food Safer

If bacteria in ketchup didn’t sicken you, the preservatives might—until this wealthy food manufacturer cleaned up the condiment. Ketchup—that cheerful red sauce sold in handy glass bottles—first came on the American market in the 19th century. But its ingredients were shockingly different than they are today. Food advocates complained that the sauce was frequently made from… Continue reading How Ketchup Made Food Safer

Oysters on the Half Shell are Saving an Eroding Harbor

Oysters on white background.

Across New York City, more than 70 restaurants are tossing their oyster shells not into the trash or composting pile, but into the city’s eroded harbor. It’s all part of Billion Oyster Project’s restaurant shell-collection program. The journey from trash to treasure begins after an oyster half shell is turned upside down and left on an icy… Continue reading Oysters on the Half Shell are Saving an Eroding Harbor