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The cost of contaminated food

Every year one out of six Americans contract a foodborne illness. Globally, over 400,000 deaths occur annually as a result of pathogens in food. And on average, it costs food companies $10 million in losses to recall products, not to mention the loss of future sales and reputation.

With proper safety techniques, much of this senseless illness and economic waste could be avoided. From the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance to regular environmental monitoring for pathogens, food safety is crucial to any organization’s success. 

PathSensors provides cutting-edge technology and consulting to help you take your food safety to the next level


We at PathSensors want to keep your consumers safe and your production facilities running. That’s why we’ve partnered with the USDA, research institutions, and industry-leading food producers to provide cutting-edge pathogen detection technology. Let PathSensors help you get food safety right the first time. 

Comprehensive threat detection, low cost of ownership

PathSensors’ CANARY technology – originally developed by MIT Lincoln Labs – is a gamechanger for environmental monitoring and pathogen testing. CANARY detects pathogens faster, more accurately, and more economically than the leading competition.  

Our Solutions:

PathSensors offers two food safety systems: the Zephyr, for single-sample pathogen testing, and the Navigator, for high-throughput sample testing. 

The PathSensors Consulting Team has over 150 years combined experience in food safety testing and development plans including Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point plans, the Food Safety and Modernization Act plans, and Global Food Safety Initiatives

The benefits of PathSensors food safety technology:


High sensitivity: detect 1 colony-forming unit (CFU) of target pathogens like Listeria and Salmonella


Low cost: significantly less expensive than third-party labs


Ease-of-use: no laboratory expertise required


Fast: 5 minutes to result

Need help with food safety? Our consulting team specializes in:


Supplier risk assessment


Global food law consulting


Recall program development and training


HACCP, GFSI, and FSMA training and compliance review

PathSensors Food Safety in the Field

Customer: JuiceBot

Location: Los Angeles, CA

About JuiceBot: JuiceBot designs and manufactures the JuiceBot – the world’s first-ever robotic juice dispenser. Their goal is to make freshly made, truly organic smoothies and juices as accessible and easy to find as a soda machine.


The beauty – and challenge – of organic juice

In recent years, the US has seen a significant increase in demand for cold-pressed organic juices. Cold pressing, a technique which uses hydraulic presses to extract liquid from fresh fruit and vegetables, doesn’t use any additional heat or oxygen like traditional juicers, which means that your fresh juice maintains all its healthy nutrients – and it tastes great!

Fresh juices, however, can present some food safety challenges. Since there is no kill step involved in cold pressing, foodborne bacteria like listeria can survive and make people sick. Proper food safety systems are critical when it comes to fresh juices.

To provide customers with exceptional quality juice while maintaining high food safety standards, JuiceBot teamed up with PathSensors. Using PathSensors’ Zephyr instrument and CANARY technology, every batch of fresh juice that goes into a JuiceBot dispenser has been tested for foodborne pathogens.

Learn more about JuiceBot and their food safety here.

Curious about the frequency of food recalls? Take a look at our food recall graphic:

Ready to learn more?

We’re here to help you keep your food safe.

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Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 443.557.6150


About PathSensors

At PathSensors we are committed to making the world a safer place. We are always excited to tackle new challenges, so please contact us to discuss collaborations or development projects.