Food and Drugs Control Administration (FDCA) and bioMrieux has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a training program concerned with microbiological testing technologies and applications for the pharmaceutical and food sectors to better understand the regulatory requirements with respect to the domestic as well as export markets. The MOU is expected to help Gujarat government and pharma industry in the state – both the regulators and the manufacturers meeting the expectations for faster, more accurate, and more cost-effective testing. bioMrieux would be instrumental in setting up a state-of-the-art laboratory for the FDCA in Gujarat for pharma and food testing, meeting world standards. The company will offer various testing techniques to monitor hazardous contaminants, adulterants, and other deleterious agents including chemicals, pesticides, microorganisms, toxins, and allergens. To cater to the needs of the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food sectors, bioMrieux has developed efficient, accurate, and rapid methods for detection and enumeration of pathogenic, environmental, and public health indicator organisms.