Food In-Depth works with forward-looking food companies to provide transparency and accountability for brand label claims. The FoodID platform tests for the presence of antibiotics and other adulterants in a comprehensive, rigorous and near real time proprietary process.
Co-Founder and Rancher
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Food as Medicine is on-trend, but what about medicine in our food?
Now for the first time, with Food ID, testing is not a barrier to its adoption across the food supply chain.
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This California Startup Has A Meat Test It Says Can Help Prevent The Next Pandemic
Food ID, a San Mateo-based startup, has raised $12 million from S2G Ventures in a Series B round that it says will help improve the safety and transparency of the U.S. meat supply. The funding will be used to commercialize the company’s rapid-result tests that can detect antibiotics in animals and a range of other adulterants, like heavy metals in seafood. Food ID says it has been working inside some industrial slaughterhouses for more than a year and that its tests are finding many of the meat being sold as “antibiotic-free” are not.
Concern over 'next pandemic' spotlights antibiotic use in meat: 'Testing will help restore trust'
The use of antibiotics and other adulterants in meat is a global health problem. Consumers increasingly demand products that are free-from contaminants and additives. But how can you be sure the meat you eat is hormone or antibiotic free?