Novolyze Inc., based in Cambridge, MA, has joined the National Chicken Council as an allied member company. Brian Umberson, director of business development, will serve as the official representative to NCC.

Novolyze is a food safety focused company serving the food processors with products and services to comply with FSMA. Novolyze has surrogate organisms and software to help the food processors protect customers and their brand. The surrogate organisms have won the Food Safety Innovation Awards from IAFP 17 and IFT 18 because of their unique abilities to support moderate to low moisture food processors.

To learn more about Novolyze, visit their website at