3 Tools Every Food Lab Should be Using

The terms “tools” and “toolbox” have become common terminology in the workplace – regardless of industry.  They refer to the collection of techniques and strategies used to aid in operation of a process or business.  Below are three tools that every food laboratory should have in their toolbox and use on a regular basis.
1. Proficiency Testing
2. Data Analysis/Trending
3. Metrics & Visual Management

An Alliance for Us All!

I’d like to share a bit more insight into a cause, a passion actually that is near and dear to my heart.  Not only does it fit what and who we stand for a company, it represents my passion for food safety as an individual. 

"All Aboard!" - Jump on the Cherney College Train Today!

At Cherney College, we’re catching our breath after a busy few months of training activities! We launched our 2016 training courses in a BIG way, holding five courses in five weeks. Three of the courses were brand new for this year, including Plate Interpretation, Food Safety for Suppliers and FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food course, which certifies Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals for FSMA. These courses were a lot of fun, and here’s a sample of what attendees are saying about our 2016 courses.

Yumm - can you can taste the cheese? Visit Cherney at these upcoming events!


In less than a week - four members of our Cherney team will be exhibiting in Milwaukee as part of the International Cheese Technology Expo (ICTE)!  If you haven't experienced this memorable 2-day conference filled with industry experts and designed to stimulate your minds and your stomach you are missing out!  Stop by and visit us at booth #645 and participate in a chance to win:

Only 'micro' is in our name - BUT Cherney is so much more!

When you hear Cherney - what is the 1st thing you think of....what do you know us by:
Cherney Micro
Cherney Microbiological
Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. or simply...
Cherney



For our June Blog – we’ve taken a step back and highlighted some of the testing capabilities that our customers may not associate with Cherney or even know that we perform in part because yes - Chemistry is not in our name.

Promotions...Changes...Opportunity!

Today is an exciting day at Cherney!  We are happy to announce that Debra has assume the role of Founder/CEO and Brian Van de Water has been promoted to President.  Our full press release is below -  Cherney's future is exceptionally bright!  Let us share our congratulations with both of them!

ISO 17025 Milestone - Game...Set...and Match!



On Friday, April 10th, 2015 the Cherney team was notified that another milestone had been achieved by our Clovis, New Mexico laboratory...our ISO 17025 Accreditation from A2LA (certificate 2986.03) was issued!

The ISO Accreditation Journey



"Life’s a journey, not a destination” is a cliché that is frequently heard in various contexts. From Cherney’s perspective, this cliché is also very fitting to describe accreditation. Cherney has been n ISO 17025 accredited testing laboratory since early 2010 and we continue to march on our accreditation journey each and every day.

What’s in store for Cherney Micro in 2015?

What’s in store for 2015

 Our Strategic Plan was finalized with input from our entire team just before Christmas. We are off and running at executing that plan and had key items being worked on the first week of January.

In the Spirit of Giving - Thank you!


With the holidays upon us, we tend to get into the spirit of giving!  Holiday shopping, baking treats to share with family and friends, and generally, presents galore!  This year, as in years past, the "Cherney Micro Family" has chosen a family within our community to assist this holiday season through the Salvation Army.  Our Training Room is beginning to fill with amazing generosity for this family and it is our pleasure to give them a celebration they will not soon forget!