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2023 Holiday Hours for AFL

Submitted by on Mon, 11/27/2023 - 08:24

2023 Holiday Hours for AFL

Holiday Hours

Sample Reception Hours:

Friday, Dec 22 - 8 am to 4 pm

Saturday Dec 23 - closed

Monday, Dec 25 - closed

Tuesday, Dec 26 - closed

Wednesday, Dec 27 - 8 am to 4 pm

Thursday, Dec 28 - 8 am to 4 pm

Friday, Dec 29 - 8 am to 4 pm

Saturday, Dec 30 - closed

Monday, Jan 1, 2024 - closed

Canada Day Holiday Hours

Submitted by on Fri, 06/23/2023 - 11:15

The Agriculture and Food Laboratory of the University of Guelph will be CLOSED on Friday, June 30th to celebrate Canada Day with the exception of our Sample Reception.

Our Sample Reception is OPEN on Friday, June 30 from 8 am to 4 pm to receive samples.

Any samples (including rush) that are submitted will not be started until Monday, July 3rd.

Saturday, July 1st - Sample Reception is CLOSED for the statutory holiday.

New-CFIA has approved the Agriculture and Food Laboratory (AFL) to Test for Trichinella

Submitted by on Wed, 05/10/2023 - 10:51

We are pleased to announce that we have been approved by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to test for Trichinella in pork for export. 

Please reach out to us at or 519-767-6299 if you are interested in learning about this service. 

Export requirements for meat - Canadian Food Inspection Agency (



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