St. Cloud -- A St. Cloud company is receiving recognition from U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar for their work with food safety. The senator was on had to present Microbiologics with an Export Achievement Certificate from the United States Commerce Department. Klobuchar says the company is an example of a successful local story.

The St. Cloud based company was highlighted as an example other American companies can model themselves after. Klobuchar says local businesses are exporting their success to the rest of the world.

Employees of Microbiologics met and visited with the senator. Vice President of Sales and marketing, Brad Pieper is appreciative of the special visit.

Microbiologics employs over 80 people who specialize in testing for food and water contamination.