Each year, we at Mérieux NutriSciences get excited about the opportunity to honor our founder, Dr. John H Silliker, through the sponsorship of The John H. Silliker Lecture as part of the annual IAFP program. This year marks the 50th anniversary of when Dr. Silliker, already known for his work on Salmonella, began his own small business dedicated to food safety and quality. That small business has grown to operate nearly 100 laboratories in 21 countries. Dr. Silliker’s leadership established a culture that places consumer health and well-being at the heart of all Mérieux NutriSciences initiatives across the globe. Continue Reading

Today is World Health Day, which is organized annually by the World Health Organization (WHO). This year, World Health Day is dedicated to “Food Safety: From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe.” Mérieux Nutrisciences, a part of Institut Mérieux, is deeply rooted in the effort to advance global public health, and we are proud to support this event and efforts to raise awareness about food safety — one of our key missions. Continue Reading

Doing your homework is essential in choosing the “right” contract laboratory. In many ways, the lab you choose speaks volumes about your commitment to the safety and quality of your products. The failure to select an organization that can consistently deliver reliable results and services can have a negative rippling effect throughout your supply chain and undermine your safety and quality initiatives.

The following checklist provides some “food for thought” as you deliver over this all important decision. Continue Reading