Health Tech: Erik Malmstrom On How SafeTraces’ Technology Can Make An Important Impact On Our Overall Wellness

An Interview With Dave Philistin By Dave Philistin, CEO of Candor | January 13, 2022 …Simply put, SafeTraces’ technology is as consequential for [...]

Healthy Air Episode #23

Episode #23 Making Air Quality a Priority Makes a Difference | Ted Bischak In this episode, Ted Bischak talks about the biggest change […]

Verifying Mall Indoor Air Quality 

San Jose Eastridge Mall By David Louie | ABC7 News | Building A Better Bay Area | December 23, 2021 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

SafeTraces deploys anti-COVID aerosol tech to detect risky buildings

Company tracks air circulation, ventilation in buildings By George Avalos | Bay Area News Group | December 22, 2021 A SafeTraces technician sets up [...]

SafeTraces & Eastridge Center Launch Groundbreaking Partnership

Safety technology leader verifies indoor air quality and ventilation performance during holiday shopping season Date: December 16, 2021 SafeTraces, a leader and innovator [...]

How to Create an IAQ Strategy

By Tyler Smith, Erik Malmstrom & Sean McCrady | December 6, 2021 COVID-19 has certainly spotlighted the need for clean air in commercial [...]

SafeTraces Welcomes Ted Bischak to the Company’s Board of Directors

Leading Commercial Real Estate Investor Will Support Continued Growth in the Built Environment Date: December 2, 2021 Today, SafeTraces is proud to announce […]

Healthy Air Episode #22

Episode #22 A More Prepared Future | Dr. Nick Clements In this episode, Dr. Nick Clements talks about how buildings need multiple modes […]

Willow Glen combat veteran battles COVID with brand-new technology

Written by William Bellou Willow Glen resident Erik Malmstrom’s new business endeavor has major implications for the future of public safety in the [...]

Healthy Air Episode #21

Episode #21 Ventilation Is a Key Factor in This Pandemic | Nancy McClellan In this episode, Nancy McClellan talks about how industrial hygiene […]

Healthy Air Episode #20

Episode #20 The Solution to Indoor Air Pollution | Christian Weeks In this episode, Christian Weeks talks about buildings being a major contributor […]

Making Healthy Buildings Real: The Coming Revolution in Diagnostic Imaging Technology

The built environment stands at a 1967-like inflection point, when the invention of computed tomography (CT) revolutionized medicine By Erik Malmstrom | October [...]

Building for the Future

Featuring: SafeTraces, Inc., CannonDesign, Ghent, 3M by Halee Miller | Sep 30, 2021 Back to school usually means the changing of leaves, constant […]

The Energy Penalty of Safer Indoor Air

The COVID-19 pandemic and climate change has placed a heavy burden on HVAC systems to modernize and become energy efficient. by Erik Malmstrom […]

Health, Safety & Wellness in Commercial Real Estate’s New Normal

September 16, 2021 | By: Erik Malmstrom As the latest spike in COVID-19 infections continues to complicate and in some cases derail return […]

Three Organizations Partner to Help K–12 Schools Assess Indoor Air Quality

By Matt Jones Date: September 3, 2021 Johnson Controls announced this week that it is contributing its OpenBlue Healthy Buildings portfolio to a [...]

Healthy Air Episode #19

Episode #19 Adapting IAQ to Epidemic Disease is Resilience | Dr. Bill Bahnfleth In this episode, Dr. Bill Bahnfleth talks about the lessons […]

Healthy air, healthy schools: Johnson Controls, UL and SafeTraces partner to help K-12 schools assess indoor air quality with leading science and technology

- K-12 administrators can use science-based performance data backed by groundbreaking technology to verify schools meet indoor air quality standards, mitigate infection risk, [...]

Healthy Air Episode #18

Episode #18 AI, Sensors, and Building Performance Data | Adam Taylor In this episode, Adam talks about the clean air options for office […]

Healthy Air Episode #17

Episode #17 Indoor Air Quality Is Worse Than Outdoor Air | Paul Scialla In this episode, Paul Scialla talks about the value proposition […]

Is There COVID in the Air at Your Office or Workplace?

SafeTraces, headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, has now been hired by, and is measuring the "air change" in office buildings, universities, and public spaces. [...]

Healthy Air Episode #16

Episode #16 Preventing Hazards in the Indoor Environment | Loren Witkin In this episode, Loren Witkin talks about pandemic and post-pandemic IAQ issues. […]

SafeTraces Launches HVAC Safety Verification Service With EHS, IAQ and Engineering Leaders

UL, Tetra Tech, RHP Risk Management, Citadel EHS, and Universal Engineering Sciences will be flagship partners in delivering the first safety verification service [...]

Healthy Air Episode #15

Episode #15 Data Sharing Is The Name Of The Game | Ronald Ro In this episode, Ronald Ro talks about healthy energy-optimized homes […]

Healthy Air Episode #14

Episode #14 Industrial Hygiene Technology Innovation | Jacob Persky In this episode, Jacob talks about applying control mechanisms in a tightly controlled environment […]

COVID-19 Implications of the Physical Interaction of Artificial Fog on Respiratory Aerosols

Written by Matthew Loss, Mark Katchen, Ilan Arvelo, Phil Arnold, Mona Shum This content originally appeared on Medwin Publishers.  Access it here.

Positioning For Growth In The Healthy Buildings Technology Market

Report by Verdantix | June 2021 Excerpts provided by SafeTraces SafeTraces is excited to have been included in a recent report by Verdantix, [...]

Healthy Air Episode #13

Episode #13 Innovation in Indoor Air Quality | Marwa Zaatari In this episode, Marwa talks about the innovation in air quality and how […]

ASPIRE (Alliance for Sustainable & Practical IAQ in RE) Launches

New Consortium “Alliance for Sustainable & Practical IAQ in Real Estate” (ASPIRE) Launches, Provides Framework for Measurable, Sustainable Indoor Air Quality Founding members [...]

Healthy Air Episode #12

Episode #12 Operating in a New Normal | Paul de la Port  In this episode, Paul talks about taking the plunge into […]

Healthy Air Episode #11

Episode #11 Enhancing the Intelligence of Buildings | Tyler Smith In this episode, Tyler Smith shares the services Johnson Controls offer and the […]

Ventilation in Residential Care Environments

Project led by Dr. Kevin Grosskopf of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with contributions from Roger Lautz, P.E. of Affiliated Engineers Incorporated, Phil Arnold of [...]

Healthy Air Episode #10

Episode #10 Building Better Buildings Together | Vicki Worden In this episode, Vicki Worden talks about one of Green Building Initiative’s signature programs, […]

Healthy Air Episode #9

Episode #9 Verifying healthy buildings | Sean McCrady In this episode, Sean McCrady talks about the history and future of healthy buildings, including […]

From Best Practice to Policy

Developing a COVID-19 Prevention Program Written by Mark Drozdov | April 12, 2021 For over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has destabilized life […]

Artificial Fog Does Not Appear To Increase Airborne COVID-19 Disease Transmission Risk In Entertainment Productions

New study, sponsored in part by IATSA Local 891, shows that artificial fog may even reduce levels of suspended respiratory aerosols Date: April […]

Workplace Safety: Best Practice, Compliance, and Trust in the New Normal

How can employers reopen safely amidst increasing OSHA regulation and employee mistrust in workplace safety? Emerging technology can help. Written by Erik Malmstrom […]

Healthy Air Episode #8

Episode #8 How COVID is impacting occupational health and safety | Larry Sloan In this episode, Larry Sloan talks about industrial hygiene and […]

Emerging Technology for Verifying Engineering Controls

Groundbreaking aerosol-based solutions for verifying ventilation and filtration efficacy have emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic Written by Erik Malmstrom | March 30, 2021 [...]

UL and SafeTraces Launch Program To Help K-12 Schools Reopen Safely

Indoor air quality, ventilation and filtration verification and infection control program helps enhance student, teacher and staff safety. Date: March 26, 2021 NORTHBROOK, [...]

Healthy Air Episode #7

Episode #7 Buildings Need Reason and Purpose | Aaron Lapsley In this episode, Aaron Lapsley talks about how the role of buildings is […]

veriDART® by SafeTraces named in Verdantix 10 Exciting Indoor Air Quality Technologies To Watch in 2021

Written by SafeTraces | March 2021 SafeTraces  is proud to announce that our veriDART® solution has been recognized as one of 10 exciting [...]

Healthy Air Episode #6

Episode #6 Improving a building’s impact on human cognition and health | Simon Turner – Founder of Building Cognition LLC In this episode, […]

Validation of the saniTracers® Sanitation Verification Method from Stainless Steel Environmental Surfaces

Written by Quin Chou, Nicole Herbold, and Lucia Cerrillo This content originally appeared in the Journal of AOAC International.  Access it here.

Synthetic DNA Barcodes on Fruits and Vegetables Could Open the Door to Food and Agricultural Transparency

Featured in the Genetic Literacy Project Written by Richard Owen | January 21, 2021 Few technologies can transform the relationship between growers and [...]

Verifying Engineering Controls: The Critical Role of Emerging Technology

Featured in the AIHA Blog Written by Erik Malmstrom, CEO of SafeTraces | December 22, 2020 2020 has been a wake-up call for […]

The SafeTraces Podcast – Episode #5

Episode #5 Melanie Nuce, SVP Corporate Development at GS1 US In this episode, COO Ulrike Hodges welcomes Melanie Nuce, the Senior Vice President […]

SafeTraces and SGS Galson Deliver Groundbreaking veriDART® Solution for Indoor Air Quality

The first and only liquid aerosol-based solution for verifying air ventilation and filtration engineering controls is available from SGS Galson Date: December 15, […]

Is Your Supply Chain Putting Your Company at Risk?

Written by Krista Earl of TagOne | December 7, 2020 Ingredient traceability. Once merely a concern for select consumers and extraordinarily transparent brands, […]

Using the Power of DNA and On-Product Traceability to Exceed the Security of Conventional Packaging

Featured in TagOne’s BlogOne! Written by Ulrike Hodges, COO of SafeTraces | December 4, 2020 With increasing urgency, consumers and regulators are demanding […]

The SafeTraces Podcast – Episode #3

Episode #3 Lisa Kay, Chief Operating Officer at NV5 For this episode, CEO Erik Malmstrom speaks with Lisa Kay, the COO of Health […]

Managing Indoor Air Quality Amid COVID-19

Featured in Restoration & Remediation Written by Mark Drozdov | October 7, 2020 As we seek to return to normalcy without a vaccine, […]

Welcome to a New Era of Food Safety

Written by Thomas Skernivitz | October 1, 2020 This article originally appeared on Growing Produce. Read it here.  Food traceability companies will remember […]

The SafeTraces Podcast – Episode #2

Episode #2 Glenn Fishler, MS For the second episode, CEO Erik Malmstrom connects with Glenn Fishler, who was a Board Certified Industrial Hygienist […]

The SafeTraces Podcast – Episode #1

Episode #1 John Martin, ScD, CIH, CHMM In the first episode, SafeTraces CEO Erik Malmstrom speaks with veriDART advisor John Martin – a […]

Corvium and SafeTraces Launch Partnership

Corvium and SafeTraces Partner to Automate Management of Sanitation Verification Diagnostic Testing for Food Supplier Organizations Date: June 29, 2020 RESTON, VA. (PRWEB)  [...]

The Role of Aerosols in COVID-19 Transmission

Aerosols in COVID-19 Transmission Written by Erik Malmstrom, CEO of SafeTraces |  May 27, 2020 Initial Answers to the “Trillion-Dollar Question”: The Role […]

Safety & Traceability in New Industries

Expanding Traceability to New Industries Date: May 18, 2020 We hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe amidst the ongoing […]

SafeTraces saniDART™ Receives AOAC Approval

saniDART™ Receives AOAC Approval Date: April 2, 2020 PLEASANTON, Calif., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SafeTraces, Inc. announced today that it has received approval from the […]

SafeTraces Awarded Thrive Top 50

SafeTraces Awarded THRIVE Top 50 Date: March 26, 2020 PLEASANTON, Calif. (March 26, 2020) – SafeTraces is honored to announce that it has […]

Lessons in COVID-19

Lessons in COVID-19 Date: March 25, 2020 Takeaways for the Future of Food Safety Erik Malmstrom The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed our dangerous […]

The Companies Trying To Track Everything We Eat

Featured in Fast Company Date: September 8, 2019 For a startup founder, Charlie Sweat carries a particularly heavy burden. In 2006, he was […]

UL and SafeTraces Transform Palm Oil Sustainability Practices

UL and SafeTraces Transform Palm Oil Sustainability Date: August 1, 2019 PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — UL, a leading global safety science company, today […]

SafeTraces Granted U.S. Patent

safeTracers™ Granted U.S. Patent Date: May 8, 2019 PLEASANTON, Calif., May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SafeTraces, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office […]

SafeTraces Launches DNA-Based Solution for Grains

SafeTraces and JBT Launch Partnership Date: July 2, 2019 PLEASANTON, Calif., May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SafeTraces, Inc. announced the launch of a first-mile traceability solution […]

JBT and SafeTraces’ alliance to revolutionize food safety

SafeTraces Launches Traceability for Grains Date: May 21, 2019 PLEASANTON, Calif., July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — JBT Corporation, the top-tier technology solutions provider to the global food […]

THRIVE Announces 2019 Top 50 Report

SafeTraces Awarded THRIVE Top 50 Date: March 11, 2019 San Francisco, March 11, 2019 – SVG Ventures today announced its 2019 THRIVE Top 50 Report, an annual ranking of […]

SafeTraces Announces Partnership with Mérieux

SafeTraces Partners with Mérieux NutriSciences Date: February 14, 2019 PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Over the past few months, SafeTraces and Mérieux NutriSciences have […]

SafeTraces launches sanitation verification system

Featured in The Packer Date: October 23, 2018 ORLANDO, Fla. – SafeTraces is promoting its new-to-market sanitation verification solution and its patented DNA barcode […]

SafeTraces raises $10M in equity financing

SafeTraces Raises $10M in Equity Financing Date: October 17, 2018 PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SafeTraces, Inc. announced today that it closed a $10 […]

Six Technologies That Could Shake the Food World

Featured in the Wall Street Journal Written by Annie Gasparro Jesse Newman | Oct. 2, 2018   A machine that prints chicken nuggets. […]

SafeTraces’ Solution to E. Coli Outbreak

SafeTraces’ Solution to E. Coli Outbreak Date: April 24, 2018 PLEASANTON, Calif., April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SafeTraces, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area-based company that […]

DNA Barcodes Adapted to Bulk Products

DNA Barcodes Adapted to Bulk Products Date: January 9, 2018 PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SafeTraces, Inc. announced today the delivery of the […]

SafeTraces Secures $6.5 Million Series A

SafeTraces Secures $6.5M in Series A Date: October 19, 2017 PLEASANTON, California, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeTraces, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area based company that [...]

SafeTraces, Inc. Receives US Food Grant

SafeTraces Receives USFDA Grant Date: October 14, 2016 PLEASANTON, Calif. – Oct. 4, 2016 – PRLog — SafeTraces, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area-based company that is developing […]

SafeTraces raises funding to help market push

Featured in Confectionery News Written by Joseph James Whitworth | September 1, 2016   SafeTraces has raised $1.5m via a funding round to […]

Challenges Technology Startups Face in the Industry

Traceability and food safety technology are a relatively small but growing part of the food and agriculture technology ecosystem. Technologies working on improving […]

SafeTraces raises $1.5M in funding

SafeTraces Raises $1.5M in Seed Series Date: August 25, 2016 PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — SafeTraces, Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area based company that […]

Featured in What’s New in Food Technology

Featured in What’s New in Food Technology Date: September 2015 Watch the Video The most comprehensive coverage of new products and technology developments […]

Private Eyes in the Grocery Aisles

Featured in The New York Times By Karen Stabiner Date: April 4, 2015 Mansour Samadpour makes his way through the supermarket like a detective […]

Genetically modified or organic?

Featured in KPCC Los Angeles Date: February 10, 2015 Listen to the podcast here California entrepreneur Anthony Zografos is hoping to make information […]

DNA Scans Could Ensure Food Is Safe

An apple can kill, a sprinkle of sprouts can send you to the hospital and your succulent, pan-seared red snapper may actually be […]

Spray on traceability for contaminated food

Featured in Food Navigator Written by Joseph James Whitworth | January 13, 2015   A method to trace contaminated food back to its […]

Will DNA-infused spray replace the bar code?

Featured in San Jose Mercury News Date: January 28, 2015 LIVERMORE — What if you could use your smartphone to tell if the […]

Revolutionising traceability? DNA barcodes track the food, not the package

Featured in Food Navigator Written by Rachel Arthur | November 19, 2014   Food producers will be able to spray unique DNA barcodes […]

Researchers Develop Spray-On, DNA to Trace Food

Featured in CBS – KPIX Date: January 7, 2015 LIVERMORE (CBS SF) — Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and a startup […]

DNA Technology Could Revolutionize Food

Featured in Food Safety News Date: November 17, 2014 It sounds like something straight out of agricultural science fiction: a liquid solution containing […]

Spray-on DNA bar codes help trace food-borne illnesses

Featured in The Genetic Literacy Project Date: November 14, 2014 In the field of forensics, DNA profiling has solved many whodunits over the last […]

Spray-on DNA seen as produce traceability solution

Featured in The Packer Date: November 11, 2014 The next generation of produce traceability may be invisible to the naked eye, if the […]

DNA the new weapon against food-borne illnesses

Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle  Date: November 8, 2014 To prevent and contain outbreaks of food-borne illness, which sicken 1 in 6 […]


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