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Alkemist Wins Nutritional Outlook 2020 Best of Industry Award

Nutritional Outlook’s 2020 Best of the Industry Awards, Service Provider: Alkemist Labs The boutique, family-owned laboratory has taken on industry Goliaths, powered by “tenacity, foresight, and a little crazy.” When discussing the success of Alkemist Labs (Garden Grove, CA), its CEO Elan Sudberg likes to invoke the Old Testament story of David and Goliath, driving […]

ISO Accreditation

Alkemist Labs Accreditation to ISO 17025:2017 Adds CBD and New Terpenes Methods Garden Grove, CA (June 10, 2020) – Alkemist Labs is very pleased to announce they have once again achieved accreditation to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). The Alkemist Labs Accreditation has been renewed until February 28th, […]

Dry Reporting

Alkemist Labs Issues Warning to Industry on “Dry Reporting” Doctored Certificates of Analysis Being Used to Market Material Not Actually Tested, a Legally Actionable Practice Garden Grove, CA (May 13, 2020) – Alkemist Labs has found some ingredient suppliers and marketing companies have been altering valid lab reports and using those falsified reports to promote […]

Elan’s 2020 Industry Resolutions

Elan’s 2020 Industry Resolutions A new year is often a time of reflection, and many people make New Year’s Resolutions, which they may or may not keep, with varying degrees of success. Simply, put, they generally fall into four categories: Start Stop Decrease Increase So here are my 2020 resolutions recommendations for our industry: The […]

SSW 2019 Preview

SupplySide West 2019 preview: Alkemist Labs to unveil initiative for consumer-friendly certificates of analysis Garden Grove, CA (August 21, 2019)Alkemist Labs will unveil an initiative called Next Generation Transparency at SupplySide West 2019 in Las Vegas, NV that provides a consumer-friendly certificate of analysis for botanical testing. Essentially, Alkemist Labs has made high-performance liquid chromatography […]

Alkemist Labs CEO Elan Sudberg Honored as NutraChampion for Testing Advocacy

Garden Grove, CA (June 18, 2019) – Alkemist Labs, the foremost contract testing lab specializing in botanical identity and potency testing for the dietary supplement industry, and Nutrasource, a Canadian contract research organization that helps health product companies bring products to market with trust and confidence, are preparing to launch a comprehensive third-party verification program designed to […]

Alkemist Labs and Nutrasource Collaborate on THC Compliance Testing Certification Program

Garden Grove, CA (June 4, 2019) – Elan Sudberg, CEO of Alkemist Labs, was recognized by the editors of NutraIngredients-USA as the 2019 NutraChampion at their annual awards ceremony on June 3 in New Orleans. In describing why Elan was chosen, the organizers said “Elan has worked tirelessly for the dietary supplements industry, most of it […]

DSHEA 2.0

By Elan Sudberg I’ve been ruminating on the adage, ‘what got you here won’t get you there’ as I turn 40 this month, as we strategize the future of Alkemist Labs, as the industry evolves, and as legacy regulations ripen. DSHEA was written before the internet was a thing, passed in 1994 and then just […]

Partnership to Improve GMP compliance, GRAS & NDI Applications Process

Garden Grove, CA (April 22, 2019) – To help eliminate gaps where many companies are failing GMP audits, New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) applications, and other regulatory-related responsibilities, Alkemist Labs, a contract testing lab specializing in botanical identity and potency testing, is collaborating with REJIMUS, a regulatory management solutions provider, to offer clients comprehensive GMP compliance solutions. […]

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