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One Sample Strategy for Aflatoxin Risk Management in Texas

A voluntary program to protect consumers and facilitate commerce

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How to Apply


Eligible firms that wish to participate in the One Sample Strategy program should:
  • Review the One Sample Strategy Handbook
  • Contact the Office of the Texas State Chemist (OTSC) as early as possible to request program materials
  • Order and install the necessary equipment
  • Designate at least two employees to complete training and assume responsibility for each program activity (e.g., sampling, grinding and aflatoxin analysis)
  • Submit your firm’s Sampling and Testing Plan to OTSC
  • Contact OTSC to schedule on-site employee training & proficiency verification