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Testing Laboratories

List of companies that provide analytical services for dairy foods manufacturers. These companies work with processors of all sizes.

The types of testing conducted is dependent upon the laboratory and includes general microbiological, pathogen, chemical, food components, nutritional, environmental, and shelf life evaluation. Please contact the laboratory directly to verify that they can help you on your specific products and tests, and to obtain current timeline, sample size, and pricing information.

This compilation of testing laboratories is for the convenience of the industry and does not represent endorsement, nor any guarantee, by The Pennsylvania State University.

This list is not complete and continues to expand to include suppliers for the processing of all types dairy foods.

ABC Research Labs

Tests: microbiology, pathogen testing, chemistry, nutritional labeling, product safety and quality testing, custom research.

Location: Gainesville, FL
Phone: 1-352-372-0436
Web: www.abcr.com

Advise Labs

Tests: microbiology, pathogen testing, water testing, environmental testing.

Location: Drexel Hill, PA
Phone: 1-484-461-9722
Web: www.adviselabs.com

Benchmark Analytics

Tests: microbiology, chemistry, environmental testing.

Location: Center Valley, PA
Phone:1-610-974-8100
Web: www.benchmarkanalyticslabs.com

Dairy One

Tests: microbiology, somatic cell count, antibiotic testing, cryoscope testing, milk composition, water testing, dairy animal testing.

Location: Ithaca, NY
Phone: 1-800-344-2697
Web: dairyone.com

Eurofins DQCI

Tests: microbiology, chemistry, alkaline phosphatase, product composition, instrument calibration samples, dairy producer payment testing (butterfat, protein, lactose, total solids).

Location: Horsham, PA

Phone: 1-800-289-8378

Web: www.eurofinsus.com/food-testing/laboratories/eurofins-dqci-dqci-east/

Free-Col Laboratories

Tests: butterfat, total solids, microbiology, alkaline phosphatase, drug residue testing.

Location: Meadville, PA

Phone: 1-814-724-6242

Web: www.modernind.com/newweb/MRD/FreeColLaboratories/FreeColMain.htm

Lancaster DHIA

Tests: microbiology, somatic cell count, antibiotic testing, cryoscope testing, dairy animal testing.

Location: Manheim, PA
Phone: 1-888-202-3442
Web: www.lancasterdhia.com

Microbac Labs

Tests: microbiology, pathogen testing, chemistry, nutritional labeling, food allergen detection, sugar profile analysis, food composition, shelf life studies, water analysis, air quality testing, environmental testing.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Phone: 1-412-459-1060
Email: microbac_info@microbac.com
Web: www.microbac.com

Seewald Laboratories, Inc.

Tests: microbiology, somatic cell count, phosphatase, dairy water.

Location: Williamsport, PA
Phone: 1-570-326-4001
Web: www.seewaldlabs.com/matrices/food-a-dairy-1911253023

Silliker, Inc./Merieux Nutrisciences

Tests: microbiology, pathogen testing, chemistry, food composition, nutritional analysis, allergen testing, water testing, environmental testing, shelf life testing.

Location: Labs in various locations
Phone: 1-312-938-5151
Web: www.merieuxnutrisciences.com/us/eng/our-services/food-safety-quality

U.S. Food and Dairy Laboratories

Tests: microbiology, somatic cell count, alkaline phosphatase, milk composition, water testing, environmental testing.

Location: Kutztown, PA
Phone: 1-610-683-8822
Email: Lab@USDairyLab.com
Web: www.usdairylab.com

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Kerry E. Kaylegian
  • Dairy Foods Research and Extension Associate
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Phone: 814-867-1379