About NSF AuthenTechnologies

Our History

NSF AuthenTechnologies® joined the NSF International family of companies in 2016. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, NSF International is a global independent public health and safety organization that provides testing, auditing and certification services for many sectors, including companies in the dietary supplement, natural product, food and seafood industries.

NSF International is a global leader in dietary supplement and food safety certification, and being part of a larger business means we can provide added support to clients located around the world. It also means our clients have access to services from NSF International, which has more than 70 years of product testing, auditing and certification expertise.

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NSF AuthenTechnologies® was launched in 2010 as the premier provider of DNA-based species identification services. Our mission is to apply innovative genetic technologies to improve the authenticity, safety and quality of natural products, from living and dried raw materials to supplements, foods and pharmaceuticals. We strive to deliver the highest quality of efficient and effective solutions based on the most cutting-edge science to solve the challenges of our diverse clientele.

NSF AuthenTechnologies® has forged valuable collaborations with some of the nation’s top universities and governmental organizations. We are committed to the highest quality services and products in the industry, following ISO/IEC 17025 standards and being compliant with all FDA Good Manufacturing Practice requirements, with a customer-centered approach.

From its headquarters in the biotech hub of the San Francisco Bay Area, NSF AuthenTechnologies® tests your samples at its top-of-the-line facility in Petaluma, California. This facility features the latest in DNA technology as well as a dedicated staff that allows us to adhere to our strict quality standards.

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Our Vision:

NSF AuthenTechnologies is the premier provider of authentication solutions for the food industry. We are thought leaders in scientific methodology and partners for researchers in their product development process. We create the highest quality data and stand behind our processes with the backing of the NSF International brand.

Our Mission:

We aim to be a strategic partner for companies striving to manage their supply chains and products by offering services and research collaboration in all areas of the product development continuum. We work alongside companies to identify key risks and mitigation opportunities—regulatory or non—and generate data to help our partners make decisions that affect their business. Further, we strive to provide thought leadership and innovation to the broader scientific community via publication and transparency.