rtech laboratories is a full-service food testing laboratory and research facility. It provides a line of analytical chemistry and microbiology testing, sensory and consumer research, nutrition labeling, method validation and pilot plant services. The laboratory has achieved ISO 17025 certification from the International Organization for Standardization. rtech laboratories is approved by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. The laboratory also offers chromatography, dairy ingredient testing, enzymatic analysis, lipid oxidation and shelf life study services. It conducts several routine tests for aerobic plate count, lactobacillus heterofermentative, thermophiles and spores. The laboratory participates in professional conferences and symposiums on behalf of its clients. rtech laboratories is a business unit of Land O Lakes.