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
Tests: microbiology, pathogen testing, water testing, environmental testing.
Location: Drexel Hill, PA
Tests: microbiology, chemistry, environmental testing.
Location: Center Valley, PA
Tests: microbiology, somatic cell count, antibiotic testing, cryoscope testing, milk composition, water testing, dairy animal testing.
Location: Ithaca, NY
Tests: microbiology, chemistry, alkaline phosphatase, product composition, instrument calibration samples, dairy producer payment testing (butterfat, protein, lactose, total solids).
Location: Horsham, PA
Tests: butterfat, total solids, microbiology, alkaline phosphatase, drug residue testing.
Location: Meadville, PA
Tests: microbiology, somatic cell count, antibiotic testing, cryoscope testing, dairy animal testing.
Location: Manheim, PA
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.
Seewald Laboratories, Inc.
Tests: microbiology, somatic cell count, phosphatase, dairy water.
Location: Williamsport, PA
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
U.S. Food and Dairy Laboratories
Tests: microbiology, somatic cell count, alkaline phosphatase, milk composition, water testing, environmental testing.
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