Quality Testing and Analysis

Our laboratory and analysis tests ensure that pet food is safe, healthy, and meets industry standards by identifying potential pollutants or nutritional deficiencies. Rest assured that our services guarantee reliable outcomes and unwavering devotion to the health of your consumers' furry companions!

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Pet Food Industry Services

We help pet food manufacturers ensure their products meet safety and nutritional standards. Our solutions provide valuable information for improving formulations and enhancing nutritional profiles through the following services:

Chemistry Testing

Explore our comprehensive Chemistry services designed for the pet food industry. 

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services. 

Additives

  • Sweeteners
  • Preservatives 
  • Antioxidants
  • Colors

Allergens and Contaminants 

  • Allergens
  • Heavy Metals
  • Food Fraud
  • Residues
  • Mycotoxins
  • Aflatoxin

Nutritional Testing

  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Protein
  • Nutritional Packages
  • Proximate Analysis
  • AAFCO Package
  • Glucosamine and Chondroitin

Packaging Testing

  • Reusable Packaging
  • Biodegradability and Compostability
  • Migration Tests
  • Renewable Raw Material Content
  • Product Performances
  • Product Sustainability
  • Recyclability
  • Packaging Safety

Quality and Authenticity

  • GMO
  • Rancidity Indicators
  • Physicals
  • Peroxide Value
  • Water Activity

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Consulting Services

Explore our comprehensive Consulting services designed for the pet food industry. 

Process design, pilot-plant facility, equipment selection, and facility layout and design (these services are available from the Food and Ag Products Center, FAPC).

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services. 

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Food Safety Software

Explore our comprehensive Food Safety Software designed for the pet food industry. 

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services.

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Food Sensory

Explore our comprehensive Food Sensory services designed for the pet food industry. 

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services.

Descriptive Analysis


Physical Testing


Palatability

  • Home-Based Sensory Assessment of Pet Treats
  • Pet Supplements, Pet Food, by Pet Taste Panels
  • Palatability Studies Conducted in Real-World Environments
  • Comprehensive Reports of Results with Statistically Relevant Data
  • Assessment of Consumer Reactions to Pet Products
    • Including User-Friendliness and Packaging
  • Examination of Product Shelf Life, Packaging Suggestions
  • Assistance with Optimization of the Flavors and Textures for Acceptance

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GFSI Certification

Explore our comprehensive GFSI Certification services designed for the pet food industry. 

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services. 

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Microbiology Testing

Explore our comprehensive Microbiology services designed for the pet food industry.

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services. 

Environmental Monitoring Program

Indicators and Industrial

Microorganisms

  • Aerobic Plate Count
  • Anaerobic Plate Count
  • Yeast and Mold
  • Coliform and E. coli
  • Lactic Acid
  • Sporeformers
  • Enterobacteriaceae

Pathogens and Toxins

  • Salmonella
  • Campylobacter
  • Listeria
  • Shigella
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Listeria

Shelf Life Studies

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Regulatory

Explore our comprehensive Regulatory services designed for the pet food industry. 

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services. 

Compliance Tools

  • Claim Compliance

Food Industry Highlights

International Labeling

Labeling

  • AAFCO Label Review
  • Label Check
  • Nutritional Declaration
  • Ingredient and Allergen Declaration
  • Private Label Services
  • Marketing assessment
  • Website review compliance
  • Export/import regulations

Literature Review

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Research Projects

Explore our comprehensive Research Project services designed for the pet food industry. 

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services. 

Challenge Studies

Clostridium Botulinum Studies

Microbial Identification

  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • Whole Genome Sequencing
  • Species Identification

Shelf Life Studies

  • Ambient and Accelerated

Validation Studies

  • Surrogate Kits, In-Lab, In-plant
  • Hep A, Norovirus, Cyclospora
  • Method Development
  • Spoilage and Indicator Studies

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Training Programs

Explore our comprehensive Training programs designed for the pet food industry. 

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services. 

Training

  • Online Trainings
  • Public courses
  • Customized Trainings

Silliker University

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Third-Party Audits

Explore our comprehensive Third-Party Audit programs designed for the pet food industry. 

*This list only encompasses part of our full range of services. 

Third-Party Audits
  • Certification Audits
  • Supplier audits
  • Food Safety Audits
  • Hygiene audits
  • Customized audits
  • SQF FSC 32 Audits
  • Animal Welfare Audits

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Assuring Quality Across Diverse Product Lines

We strive to enhance the well-being and joy of pets by offering testing services that guarantee the safety and excellence of your final products, including: 

 
  • Dry Dog Food
    DRY FOOD
  • Wet Pet Food
    WET FOOD
  • Semi-Moist Pet Food
    SEMI-MOIST
  • Raw Pet Food
    RAW FOOD
  • Pet Supplements
    PET SUPPLEMENTS
  • Pet Treats
    PET TREATS

Accreditations, Certifications, and Memberships

Our company has achieved global recognition for its ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation and other certifications and memberships, affirming the highest quality and safety standards for dairy products. These advantages ensure compliance with regulations, enhance credibility, augment efficiency, mitigate risk, and provide a competitive edge. We guarantee that your products meet expectations for quality, safety, and performance, and you can rely on our commitment to excellence!

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