About Habib Ghanim: Habib is a trusted international Halal certifier with a long, successful tenure with the Islamic Society of the Washington Area (ISWA), the organization that oversees the Halal certification in conjunction with the United States Halal Chamber of Commerce. He is also an executive committee member of the world Halal Council. As a […]
New species ID tools bolster growing product line from manufacturer of the Hunter® testing system BALTIMORE, MD – December 1, 2015. InstantLabs is adding two additional salmon identification tests to continue the expansion of the company’s growing product line of food safety and seafood fraud prevention tools. The new salmon tests – for Chinook (Oncorhynchus […]
Test will help protect U.S. catfish farmers from mislabeled imports and consumers from seafood fraud
Test will help protect U.S. catfish farmers from mislabeled imports and consumers from seafood fraud BALTIMORE, MD – June 1, 2015. InstantLabs will co-develop and commercialize a new Ictalurid catfish species identification test as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In accordance with U.S. […]
As our portfolio of InstantID™ Seafood Identification test kits continues to grow, offering more tools to the industry, it seems the selected target species of the first test we developed in the InstantID™ seafood line is undeniably relevant. Highlighting the relevance is Oceana’s just-released report outlining the egregious extent of seafood fraud present in the Blue Crab industry. This report is a companion to the groundbreaking 2013 report titled “Oceana Reveals Seafood Fraud Nationwide”, detailing the amount of seafood fraud concerning numerous seafood selections in the nation’s grocery stores and restaurants.