Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain.
In India, Mérieux NutriSciences is known as MicroChem Silliker Pvt. Ltd. and put safety and quality testing at the very heart of its expertise as a leading partner to the global food industry.
From isolating and identifying residues and contaminants to guaranteeing product stability and nutritional content, we offer a full portfolio of food and water testing, audit and training to ensure the quality and safety of foods from concept development to retail shelf.
Our professionals can help food companies develop and implement their Food Safety Plan according to the applicable regulations.
Around the world, Mérieux NutriSciences offers testing, auditing, consulting, training, and research services – all of which can be customized to meet the needs of manufacturers, food processors, caterers and retailers.
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Food testing is at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the food industry. Our fully equipped laboratories offer a comprehensive range of microbiology and analytical chemistry tests, including a full spectrum of highly specialized analyses for food contaminants, animal species, allergens and more.
Water is a precious natural resource whose quality is vital for human and animal health. It is also one of the main sources of contamination in the manufacture of food products – whether as an ingredient or as a result of industrial processing.
Ensuring food safety and quality depends upon accurate and reliable water testing. We perform a range of both chemistry and microbiological water quality tests to safeguard food and beverage products as well as manufacturing processes.
Environmental Monitoring is the best way to assess your facility and control the potential for contamination in your manufacturing processes.
As your quality partner, MicroChem Silliker Pvt. Ltd. can help you choose the solutions best adapted to your needs. Our experienced experts and accredited labs work alongside your teams to ensure that your products will always meet and exceed your consumers’ expectations.
Monitoring manufacturing environments is a vital part of a comprehensive quality assurance program. Environmental monitoring programs are performed in the food and cosmetics products industries.
Many incidents of product contamination and recall can be traced to the manufacturer’s failure to have a sound environmental monitoring program. A well-considered and delivered environmental monitoring program is the best front-line defense against product quality failure. It can be far less costly than even a single product recall.
We offer an innovative and one-stop-shop portfolio of technical projects services to the food industry players to guarantee product stability, quality and safety from concept development to retail shelf.
In our increasingly complex global food supply chain, it is critical for food processors to conduct thorough scientific studies to ensure the safety of products. To fulfill this goal, our dedicated technical experts aim to serve you through in depth planning and execution of projects to help you protect your valued investment, solidify customer loyalty and comply with both local and international regulatory standards.
Our expertise in technical projects includes:
- Shelf-life and Stability Studies
- Challenge Studies
- Label Review
- Food Safety Audits
- Process Validation
- Sensory Studies
Food labeling is subject to increasingly complex regulations around the world. Ensuring that your food products are correctly labeled according to local, regional and international laws can be a challenging task.
We offer food labeling consulting services to meet your regulatory compliance or food marketing needs. We can review specific aspects of your food label (statement of identity, ingredient list, allergen declaration) or the entire label, including claims. and font size. These services are not limited to the Nutrition Facts Label; they extend to all mandatory elements of the food label packaging.
Our complete range of services includes:
- Food Label Reviews according to US, Canadian or UK regulations
- Ingredient Statement Reviews
- Allergen Declaration Reviews
- Nutrient Content Claims and Health Claims Reviews
- New FDA Nutrition Facts Label Consultation Services
- Food Labeling Consulting Services
Understanding and responding to your needs, from risk assessment to crisis management, is the key to our approach to Food Safety & Quality Consulting. Drawing on decades of industry and regulatory expertise, MicroChem Silliker experts help you safeguard your product, fortify security protocols and protect your brand.
At the onset of each new project, we assess your needs and partner you with our most experienced and industry-specific consultants. No matter what the project, our objective is to offer our clients the highest level of professionalism and support every step of the way.
Pinpointing potential problems before they occur is a cardinal rule of business in the global food industry. Through a comprehensive array of expert services, our auditors and inspectors can provide you with a competitive edge.
Leading retailers, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and food service companies rely upon us for food safety audits and certification inspections worldwide.
We perform third-party audits to verify your plant's compliance with current regulations and industry practices through program reviews and on-site observations. Our audits, including Distribution Centers, Food Safety Management, Packaging and Dietary Supplements, employ a combination of food safety principles, regulatory guidelines and industry best practices to provide an objective overview of your program.
To support your supply chain initiatives, we can partner with your corporate food safety and quality team to tailor a program that reflects your specifications and expectations.
Evaluations are conducted by specially trained, experienced auditors with extensive knowledge of the food industry and specific training in each sector.
They are reviewed and approved by recognized experts from industry and academia.
In a more and more globalized and competitive business environment, with increasing and fast-changing regulations, food industry players struggle to protect their brands and guarantee a consistent global level of food safety and quality.
Fast turnaround time, traceability through the whole supply chain and data management are becoming must-haves, going beyond traditional testing. In other words, our customers move from a detection model to prevention, requiring us to help them anticipate tomorrow’s new challenges.
With a business unit dedicated to Digital Solutions, our company aims at accelerating a digital focus, fostering an electronic culture within the company and building consistency between existing promising assets like environmental monitoring programs. The company is leveraging the opportunity to send a strong digital message with this new business unit to its historical food safety and quality market.
Building on solid foundations, Digital Solutions is structured today around 3 main existing digital assets of Mérieux NutriSciences.
Well-informed, knowledgeable employees are among your most crucial assets when it comes to achieving food safety and quality objectives.
We understand your immediate and long-term challenges better than anyone else in the field. Food safety training,education, testing and consulting services are at the core of what we offer as a food safety and quality business.
We offer a variety of training options from public course to onsite customized courses available in single or multi-day formats in English and in Hindi.
We have an extensive list of training topics to meet your educational needs. Topics include food safety system management, microbiology, laboratory operations, environmental monitoring, food chemistry, FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual training and much more.
MicroChem SillikerPvt. Ltd., a company of the Mérieux NutriSciences' group is one of the food industry’s leading providers of training and educational services. We leverage our extensive industry experience to add value in our offerings, and share the knowledge and expertise we have gained from working with leading companies to create high impact, cost-effective training programs.
Product recalls associated with pet food have sparked calls for heightened safety controls by industry stakeholders, regulators and consumers. Pet food manufacturers face a number of challenges such as: proper temperature monitoring, raw material sourcing and product design, traceability, sanitation methods, and standardizing industry best practices. Meeting these and other unforeseen challenges are key for pet food companies to maintain consumer trust and loyalty in the expanding global marketplace.
We offer an extensive portfolio of expert services to the pet food industry. Our analytical testing services are supported by integrated and robust quality systems that translate into value and brand equity.