Cherney Microbiological Services Accreditations & Memberships


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Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. is an ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO/IEC 17043 accredited testing laboratory and proficiency program provider through the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2lA).  Accreditation is a means of determining the competence and is highly regarded both nationally and internationally as a reliable indicator of technical competence, thereby assuring that test data supplied by the laboratory is accurate and reliable.   Cherney’s Quality Management System has been evaluated and deemed in compliance.  As the only science-based, woman-owned business enterprise in Wisconsin to achieve this internationally respected benchmark, we are incredibly proud of our teams accomplishments!


Professional Affiliations & Industry Organizations

  •          AOAC (Association of Analytical Chemists International)


  •           AQS (American Society for Quality)


  •           MWFPA (Midwestern Food Processors Association


  •           WLA (Wisconsin Laboratory Assoication)


  •             Wisconsin Paper Council


  •           WAFP (Wisconsin Association for Food Protection)


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Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. is also certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise through the Chicago Certification Committee, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).   WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

“The WBENC Certification for Cherney reinforces our dedication to being a value driven service provider to our customer and opens the doors to partnering with larger companies focused on diversity initiatives!”
- Debra M. Cherney, Owner/President/Director of Microbiology.  Cherney looks forward to partnering with organizations who demonstrate a commitment to fostering diversity and the continuation of developing their supplier diversity programs.



  •     IAFP (International Association for Food Protection)


  •        INDA (Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry)


  •    NAWBO (National Assoication of Women Business Owners)


  •      WCMA (Wisconsin Cheesemakers Association)


  •        WI-DATCP (Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Commerce Protection)

Lab Testing Technical Expertise