On the Road Again: FDA's Mobile Laboratories

FDA nationwide network of laboratories

FDA chemistry mobile 44-foot trailer

FDA 34-foot command center

FDA scientist and driver

Hitching a laboratory trailer

FDA scientist replaces generator cover

FDA scientists talking

FDA consumer safety officer collects samples

FDA scientist scans bar code

FDA scientist examines lettuce sample

Weighing a lettuce sample

FDA laboratory grinder

Sample rinse solution

Growing bacteria in incubator

Enriched sample placed in a centrifuge

Testing enriched sample

Extracting DNA from samples

Detecting harmful bacteria

Entering sample results into FDA databases

FDA mobile laboratory returns

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