Pet Food Testing

Expedited pet food testing

IEH Laboratories performs ISO 17025:2017 accredited nutritional and trace residue analyses on pet food and animal feed. We can analyze raw agricultural products, processed pet foods, pet treats and animal feed for a variety of parameters to fit your needs.

Turnaround time: Varies

Food safety labs supporting the pet food industry

IEH Laboratories offers analytical pet food testing services for major analytical chemistry issues such as Pentobarbital and Salmonella as well guaranteed analysis. Our analytical pet food testing offerings range from Guaranteed Analysis, Microbiology Services, Chemistry & Trace Residue Services, and Nutritional Services. In addition we also offer consulting services for the pet food industry in the form of recall support, process validation, allergen control programs, and many more consulting services. View our full pet food testing and consulting services below.

Guaranteed Analysis

All pet food products must provide Guaranteed Analysis on product labels. IEH Laboratories provides analytical services that test products to ensure they meet regulatory standards and are safe for consumers. Guaranteed analysis provides diagnosis of nutrients in the product like protein, fat, fiber, moisture and vitamins.

  • Ash
  • Crude Fat
  • Crude Fiber
  • Crude Protein
  • Moisture

Contaminants and Adulterants

IEH provides adulteration and contaminant testing for the food industry including but not limited to incidental adulteration, economic adulteration, counterfeiting, product tampering and general food fraud. Our scientists and consultants can develop and validate appropriate methods and use them to investigate a potential issue. For over 20 years, IEH food safety labs have worked to expand our catalog of services to offer analysis for trace contaminants, speciation, GMOs, Allergens, Vitamins (Vitamin-D), and others including:

  • Allergens (gluten/wheat)
  • Dyes and colorants
  • Glycols
  • Heavy metals
  • Mycotoxins
  • Pentobarbital
  • Pesticides
  • Preservatives (Ethoxyquin, BHT, BHA)
  • Veterinary residues and hormones
  • Vitamins (i.e, Vitamin-D in dog food)

Meat Speciation

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group offers routine analytical services and food safety testing for speciation of meat products. IEH’s advanced analytical tools and expert scientists test for authenticity and adulteration of pet products and food including:

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Goat
  • Horse
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Turkey

Submit your sample for testing

For returning customers, download the Sample Submission Form and send it back to us.

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