Press release

Bureau Veritas Expands its Food Laboratory Network to Ensure Food Safety in the Midwest Region

Jun. 1 2023

Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) services, has announced the opening of its 4th US food laboratory, located in Chesterfield, Missouri. The new laboratory expands our presence in the US and offers Rapid and Conventional Microbiology testing to ensure the safety of food and agriculture commodities.

The ISO 17025 accredited laboratory is technically proficient, producing precise and accurate data. Bureau Veritas' Chesterfield laboratory is part of its broader network of food accredited microbiology and chemistry laboratories throughout North America. These laboratory activities support the food market, including agriculture commodities inspection, grading and testing, as well as its suite of GFSI certification and training services.

"Our newest food laboratory in Chesterfield, Missouri continues our expansion in the US and bringing value to our customers that we serve locally and across North America”, said Waylon Sharp, Vice President of Commercial Operations, Food North America, Bureau Veritas. "We remain committed to expanding our geographic scope in the Midwest and beyond, and offering unique services to the food market to support their demand for reliable food product verification."

Customers in catering, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, processing, or producing can rely on Bureau Veritas' testing and certification services to support regulatory compliance, safety, and quality across the full food chain, ensuring a world of trust for communities.

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Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has more than 80,000 employees located in more than 1,600 offices and laboratories around the globe. Bureau Veritas helps its 400,000 clients improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the CAC 40 ESG, CAC Next 20 and SBF 120 indices.
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