Food Safety Magazine

FOOD SAFETY INSIDER | August/September 2010

Solutions for Food Safety Testing

Solutions for Food Safety Testing


Today’s food safety professional is involved in more than food safety testing; you are constantly required to explore new solutions for prevention, intervention and response. Fisher Scientific can help you formulate the unique solution that best fits your laboratory product and service requirements.

Our goal is to deliver complete solutions to help you meet rapidly changing testing requirements. We continually expand our product portfolio adding new technologies to support food chemistry, food biotechnology, microbiology, sample collection and preparation as well as the products you use everyday like chemicals, instrumentation and consumables.

Fisher Scientific’s advanced Web site, www.fishersci.com, offers you more product selection tools, ordering tools and control of your funds. Browse our Food Diagnostics catalog and Wine Analysis Supply Guide for specialized diagnostic and testing products. These products adhere to industry standards and align with developing technologies such as rapid test kits, automated colony counting and PCR. Technical resources assist with solving day-to-day problems.

RESULTS Count!
The analyses performed in your lab every day rely on one thing…a result. Whether you are concerned with complex research, the rigorous demands of quality control or regulatory compliance, you rely on results to make decisions, execute your next move and take you to the next step of a project. At Fisher Scientific, we recognize the importance of data quality and are committed to helping you achieve accurate, reproducible, reliable results every time!

The Fisher Scientific Advantage
Fisher Scientific believes in partnering with our customers to streamline expenses and total cost of ownership to deliver long-term, sustainable savings. When you partner with us, you receive the benefits of our extensive experience, global reach, depth of product knowledge and proven reliability. We offer the following:

• Unparalleled access to the brands and technical innovation you need today

• Convenient, one-source access to 800,000 products, letting you focus on your work, not paperwork

• Cost-optimization strategies including low-cost alternatives, vendor consolidation and on-site inventory management

• Ability to support your business globally with local sales coverage

• Sourcing power to offer economic value, quality and consistency

• Customized solutions to meet your specific requirements

• A Web site, www.fishersci.com, where you’ll find more products, selection tools, technical resources and ordering options as well as methods to track and control funding.

Experience the Difference with Fisher Scientific Lab Essentials
When making buying decisions, look for the Fisherbrand name—your assurance of quality, reliability and value. Our wide selection of products is in stock and readily available, making it easy for you to purchase the right product every time. Our lab equipment—Fisher Scientific accumet, Isotemp, Micromaster, PowerGen, Steromaster and FisherBiotech*—is designed with quality and performance in mind. Fisher Chemical and Fisher BioReagents provide access to thousands of high-purity reagents and fine chemicals for research and testing.

We stand behind the Fisherbrand name as we proudly extend to you the Fisherbrand Promise: If our product does not perform to published specifications, we will replace it—no questions asked.

Services and Programs
Today, reaching maximum productivity means working with partners who can help you achieve process efficiencies and leverage external resources.

Fisher Scientific Managed Services help customers streamline their business process, reduce costs and increase productivity of their researchers. Our clear understanding of laboratory needs and supply chain processes enable us to create an extensive library of best practice solutions. From these best practices, we offer a complete customizable portfolio of managed services that allows our customer to outsource many of the tasks that distract them from their core business. Services include the following:

• Lab Supply Management: Solutions related to the procurement, movement and inventory supplies

• Chemical Management: Monitoring of your chemicals from purchase order through disposal, ensuring adherence to lab and regulatory requirements

• Support Services: A wide range of products, programs and services that your unique requirements demand; for example, glassware washing and management

• Professional Services: A full range of consulting, assessment and implementation services

Have you built a new lab? Moved to a new facility? Received your first grant? Our New Lab Start-up Program will take you from empty shelves to a fully functioning lab without the hassle or worry often associated with getting a lab up and running.

Our Supplier Diversity Program provides access to supplier diversity relationships via a Tier 2 business and/or through a Tier 1 access to our supplier partnerships.

Think Green!
Fisher Scientific believes that careful stewardship of the earth and its resources is a responsibility we all share. We proudly support sustainable green initiatives and look for novel ways to continually improve our business processes, as well as those of our customers, to protect the environment. Our initiatives include the creation of decision support tools such as the carbon calculator, the Environmentally Friendly product guide and identification of green products on our Web site to facilitate product selection. Visit www.fishersci.com for resources and tools to support your initiatives and purchasing requirements.

Fisher Scientific is the one source that combines the right products, services and experience into infinite solutions that drive results…and your success!

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