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Baby food provides essential nutrients for a baby’s development during their first 1,000 days. 

During this crucial period, a baby will grow into a child and their immune system will develop. With its cutting-edge analytical methods and an adapted consulting offer, Mérieux NutriSciences supports the baby food sector to ensure the safety and quality of products, as well as their sufficient nutritional composition.

Consumers today want to be sure about the quality and origin of the foods they eat. To protect our customers in the food and food-supply chain from fraud and brand damage, Mérieux NutriSciences offers advanced methods of food authenticity testing.

Consumers are increasingly concerned about the quality and nutritional content of food. Nutritional information such as sugar, salt and fat content must be confirmed and validated by analytical techniques in order to be accurately included on labels and packaging.

Food labeling regulations around the world are frequently changing and becoming increasingly stringent. It can be challenging to ensure that your product labels are consistently compliant with constantly evolving requirements.

A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Many countries around the world have enacted laws to restrict the levels of GMOs in food products. These commonly include soybean and maize. 

From salt and spices to food colorings and preservatives, an ingredient is any substance or product, including flavorings, food additives and food enzymes used in the manufacture or the preparation of a food and still present in the finished product, even if in altered form. 

Mérieux NutriSciences offers a range of audit services to provide an impartial and independent assessment of your food safety and quality programs.

All materials that come in contact with food must be carefully controlled in order to avoid any risk of contamination and to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements.