Food Safety and Quality Made Simple.


Alden makes it fast, easy and affordable to test food and environmental samples!

Alden Membership

The Alden membership enables food processors to test samples on-demand for fast, easy and affordable test results that make quality, regulatory compliance and routine testing easy for you, and informative for your customers.  Every Membership includes:
Safety and Quality Testing

Microbiological (pathogen) testing for product and environmental samples to enable our members to produce the highest quality products, remain in compliance and protect customers.

On-Demand Testing

Place an order, collect your sample, and have your sample picked up on the same day.

Online Test Ordering

Easily order tests from our online E-commerce store.

On-Site Pickup

Alden will come to your facility and pick up your samples so you don't have to worry about shipping.

24-Hour Results

Guaranteed next-day testing results delivered digitally and via email.

Complimentary Confirmation Tests

Don't pay hundreds of dollars for a presumptive positive confirmation test.

Certificate of Analysis

Create, share, and save digital Certificates of Analysis (COA) for every order.

Chain of Custody

Ensure the safety and quality of your production lots with real time tracking and tracing of samples and test results..

Certified Results

Alden’s laboratories are CLIA approved, which meets the requirements for the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. Testing methods used by Alden are accredited by AOAC International.

Coming Soon
  • Guaranteed 12-hour turnaround time for microbiological testing!
  • On-Site testing with guaranteed 6-hour turnaround time!

USDA Support


The development of Alden has been supported and funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). As a result, the Alden platform was developed to account for USDA and FDA initiatives and regulations including HACCP, FSMA and the "New Era of Smarter Food Safety".


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