About Us

The Agriculture & Food Laboratory (AFL) unit of the Laboratory Services Division complements the regulatory, analytical and diagnostic testing carried out by the Division.  For over 30 years we've been delivering accurate and dependable results for clients in agriculture, food and beverage, corporate and research sectors.  With strong alliances in industry, government and academic sectors, we offer a well-rounded perspective and approach to solving your analytical needs.  With state-of-the-art technology and over 150 professionals on staff, we have the technology and expertise you require.  In some cases we have capabilities that are unmatched anywhere in Canada.  

Our commitment to excellence, both in technology and our people, means that your results are reliable.  We want your experience with Laboratory Services to leave just one impression with you:  trust.  

What Can AFL Do For You?

The agriculture and food industry sectors are well served by our additional and diverse range of services: DNA analysis, microbiological testing, agrochemical testing, specialized microscopy, nutrient analysis, diagnostic analysis, and testing for drug residues, pesticides and allergens to name a few.  In addition, we provide compliance, regulatory and food safety testing services whether your business is fruit, vegetables, meat, milk, processed food, soil, water or vegetation.

Contact Us to learn how our ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratories can support your food safety and quality programs.