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When it comes to teaching others how to handle food safely, our team boasts a high level of experience and expertise. We can teach you the most important tools, from identifying microbial hazards in your food plant to making culture media in your lab. These tools can have a huge impact on your work. Knowledge of basic microbiology, training in aseptic techniques, and quality control methods may eliminate major sources of cross-contamination.

Our Services

Food Testing

Microbiological examination of food samples for various types of bacteria including:

  • Salmonella (Rapid)
  • Listeria spp. (Rapid presence/absence, enumeration)
  • E. coli (including 0157:H7)
  •  Staphylococcus aureus
  • Total Bacteria Count
  • Clostridium, Bacillus, Pseudomonas
  • Yeast/Molds
  • Heat Resistant Molds
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria
  • Enterobacteriaceae
Natural Health Products Testing
  • USP 2022: Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella, E. coli
  • USP 2021: Total Aerobic Microbial Count, Total Combined Molds and Yeast Count
  • USP 62: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Water testing

Microbiological examination of water samples for:

  • Coliforms
  • E. coli
  • Heterotrophic Plate Count
  • Plus other bacteria
Environmental testing

To check sanitation level in your plant, the following tests will give you an indication on the microorganisms present in the environment.

  • Air plates for Total Bacteria Count and/or Yeast/Molds
Consulting & Training

On-site consultation on avoidance of microbial cross-contamination and biological hazards. Laboratory set-up assistance including selecting the appropriate equipment and procedures for specific microbiological tests and laboratory personnel training. We can also offer microbiological seminars.

Our laboratory regularly performs microbiological testing outside of the scope of our advertised services. 

Download the Impact Microbiology Services Sample Submission Form