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Lynn S. Bates, President, ALTECA Ltd.

Dr. Bates is currently the President of ALTECA Ltd. and a pioneer in the field of Forensic Food Microscopy. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from Heidelberg College, a M.S. in Biochemistry from Purdue University and a Ph.D. in Grain Science from Kansas State University where he was an assistant professor in the Department of Grain Science from 1972 to 1981. Dr. Bates became an independent consultant and founded LSB Products, where he developed several agriculture test kits and products for the integrated pest management industry. He incorporated the business as ALTECA Ltd. in 1986 and has been solving problems in the food and feed industries ever since.

Andrew Hudson

Andrew Hudson is the Lab Tech for Alteca, Ltd, and has been with the company since November of 2015. He received his Bachelor’s Degree of Science with a minor in Health Science and his Master’s Degree of Arts in Education from the University of Nebraska – Kearney in 2008 and 2012 respectively. He takes great enjoyment in helping every client find the answers they need to maintain, if not improve overall quality. He is very dedicated and thorough in his work and will find the most accurate answer possible for all samples submitted.

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