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LATD Laboratory Approval Service - Almond Aflatoxin Program  
Shelled and In-shell Almonds
At the request of the Almond Board of California, LATD Staff have developed and manage an approved laboratory program for the testing of almonds for the presence of aflatoxin. Laboratories seeking to participate in the program must meet specific quality requirements that include the testing of proficiency check samples and annual onsite laboratory reviews. There is a yearly fee for participation in the program.

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  Laboratory Approval Procedures  
  Maintaining Program Status  
  Removal from the Program  
  Readmission to the Program  
  Complaint and Appeal Process  
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  Official Listing of USDA AMS Almond Laboratories  
  Last Modified Date: 04/02/2014