USDA FSIS acquires Creme Food® to support its mission

The USDA is working with Creme to systematically analyze and evaluate data relevant to the Agency’s mission regarding the safety of the nation’s food supply. The USDA has acquired a license for Creme Food® and has hired Creme to carry out training, support and consultancy work in order to strengthen the USDA analytical capabilities and to perform consumption analysis using NHANES data for updating consumption estimates for FSIS inspected commodities.

The Creme team will provide regular consulting services in food consumption analyses to the USDA FSIS teams.  Creme will assist the USDA FSIS to determine national consumption for beef, chicken, pork, turkey, and catfish, as well as by determining risk estimates using NHANES data for chemical contaminants in food.  All of the analyses will be carried out in the Creme Food® software and service with the support of the Creme team.

About Creme

Creme believes in the power of a scientific approach to consumer exposure and safety analysis and is constantly researching new data and best practice in consumer exposure. This enables Creme's clients to avail of the most current and reliable information in their critical task of ensuring consumers’ health and well-being. 

Creme provides web based software, data, training and consulting services in the area of food, chemical and contaminant consumer exposure assessment.

Creme Food® is Creme's flagship software service and offers the most accurate and comprehensive dietary exposure assessment service in the market.  It enables Creme's clients to understand the impact of a range of items; such as, chemicals, food ingredients, additives, flavorings, pesticide and veterinary residues, microbial contaminants, nutrients, and functional food ingredients on consumers.  

Creme Food® allows the combination of statistical models to assess different demographic groups and regions. This allows Creme Food® users to gain a detailed understanding of consumer exposure for any chemical in the food supply.

Written by Cronan McNamara on October 27 2010

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