The Dairy Industry
Certified Laboratories was established in 1926 as a dairy laboratory in New York City under the direction of Dr. Charles Paley formerly of the New York City Health Department. Certified Laboratories has served the dairy industry exclusively for many years until expanding into other areas.
Certified Laboratories has particular expertise in analyzing raw milk, milk products, and other dairy products including yogurt, cheese, and ice cream. We currently perform microbiological testing as well as Chemical analysis on dairy products on a regular basis.
Certified Laboratories currently holds the following accreditations of interest to the dairy industry:
New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets
FDA Interstate Milk Shippers Program for Dairy Bacteriology
FDA Vitamin A & D Analysis
State of Califonia - Mojonnier Fat
Certified Laboratories currently performs chemical testing on milk products, including fat and total solids. We also monitor cheese for fat, salt, and other chemical constituents to assure proper product.
- Aerobic Plate Count
- Phosphatase Activity
- Yeast & Mold Counts
- Cheese Adulteration
- Fat Content (All Methods)
- Milk Origin
- Nitrates in Cheese
- Proximate Analysis (Calories)
- Total Solids