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LATD Laboratory Approval Service - Pistachio Aflatoxin Program  
In-shell Pistachios
LATD manages a laboratory approval program for the testing of aflatoxin in pistachio nuts for export and domestic market. Laboratories seeking to participate in the export and/or domestic program(s) must meet specific quality requirements that include the testing of proficiency check samples and annual on-site laboratory reviews. There is a yearly fee for participation in the program.

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  Official Listing of USDA AMS Pistachio Laboratories  
  Last Modified Date: 10/21/2013