EMSL Analytical, Inc. Announces New Microbial Investigations Workshop
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a “Microbial Investigations: Sampling and Data Interpretation Workshop” on Tuesday, December 10th at its corporate headquarters located in the greater Philadelphia area.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 10th , 2019 EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a “Microbial Investigations: Sampling and Data Interpretation Workshop” on Tuesday, December 10th at its corporate headquarters located in the greater Philadelphia area. Registration will begin at 8:30 AM followed by the training which will run from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Eric Ciotti, EMSL’s Senior Director of Business Development in Microbiology Services, and Jason Dobranic, Ph.D., EMSL’s Vice President of Microbiology and Life Sciences, will.......[Read More]
Philadelphia Council Passes New Lead Safety Bill Requiring Rental Property Testing Every Four Years
The City Council of Philadelphia approved a new lead safety bill aiming to ensure children are not exposed to lead in rental housing.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 9th , 2019 This past month, the City Council of Philadelphia approved a bill aiming to ensure children are not exposed to lead in rental housing. This new safety bill will go into effect in October of 2020 and will require landlords to test rental housing for lead every four years. Since tens of millions of individuals and families rent their homes, whether living there for a short period of time or renting the same house or apartment for years, it’s always important to have regular lead testing. Lead.......[Read More]
Exposure Risks to Algae Under the Spotlight in Multiple States
EMSL Analytical provides environmental testing solutions to identify algae and other microbial contaminants from all types of aquatic sources.
Atlanta, GA, October 7th , 2019 The potential dangers associated with exposure to algae made headlines this summer after multiple dog fatalities occurred following an event where the dogs were playing and swimming in contaminated water with toxic algae. Cases were reported from places like Texas, Georgia and North Carolina. Harmful algal blooms, also referred to as HABs, are overgrowths of algae in water that can occur almost anywhere. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that HABs are a major environmental problem in.......[Read More]
EPA Advises Some Residents of Major City to Use Bottled Water After Tests Reveal Elevated Levels of Lead in Tap Water
EMSL Analytical offers comprehensive testing services, sampling supplies and test kits to identify lead hazards from water, air, soil, paint and dust samples.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 3rd , 2019 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent a letter to the mayor of Newark and the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection this past August to address concerns over elevated levels of lead in portions of Newark's drinking water system. In the letter, water tests from several residences that had previously received filtration devices were discussed due to results showing some filtered drinking water samples again had lead levels exceeding 15 parts per billion,.......[Read More]
Investigation into Recent Rise in Cyclospora Infections Announced by the Maryland Department of Health
EMSL Analytical provides environmental and food testing services to identify Cyclospora and other microorganisms to help prevent illnesses.
Beltsville, MD, September 25th , 2019 This summer, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) announced it was investigating an increase in reported Cyclospora infections from multiple jurisdictions across the state. At the time of the July announcement, 37 of the 42 lab-confirmed cases documented between the first of the year and July 20th, had been reported over the prior two weeks. MDH related the state’s incidence rate with an overall rise in reported cyclosporiasis cases in other parts of the U.S. and announced the agency.......[Read More]
Deadly Waterborne Amoeba Contracted After Swim at Water Park
EMSL Analytical provides PCR testing services for Naegleria fowleri to provide for the rapid identification of this waterborne amoeba from environmental samples.
Raleigh, NC, September 23rd , 2019 Public health officials, along with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and Cumberland County Department of Public Health, announced that an individual passed away earlier this year after contracting an illness caused by an amoeba. Amoeba is naturally present in warm freshwater during the summer and was contracted in a 6 acre man-made lake at a water park in North Carolina. According to a statement from the NCDHHS, laboratory testing at the Centers for Disease.......[Read More]