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New Competitive Research Grants Awarded to the Agriculture and Food Laboratory

Submitted by on Thu, 07/22/2021 - 11:18

The Agriculture and Food Laboratory has been awarded two competitive research grants funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a five-year federal-provincial-territorial initiative program (


AFL Holiday Hours of Operation

Submitted by on Wed, 11/25/2020 - 12:19

The Agriculture & Food Laboratory wish you and yours the very best of the upcoming holiday season!

The lab will be working with reduced hours and only some sections will be fully staffed during the holidays. Please contact us prior to the holidays to schedule any testing that will need to be completed during the holidays at 519-767-6299 or Please direct any questions between Christmas and New Year's to

AFL Holiday Hours of Operation 

Update on COVID-19

Submitted by on Fri, 03/13/2020 - 12:38

At this time, the Agriculture & Food Laboratory of the University of Guelph remains open.  Any updates will be posted on this website.

For information relating to COVID-19 and the University of Guelph, please visit the following link:

If you have any questions, we can be reached by phone at: 519-767-6299 or by email at:

The 4th Annual Food Safety Symposium: Food Safety, Risk Management & Traceability in a Digital Age

Submitted by on Wed, 10/02/2019 - 08:38

Fresh vegetables

Join us in Guelph, Ontario on Thursday, November 7th, 2019.

Brought to you by BioMerieux in collaboration with the University of Guelph, Laboratory Services, Agriculture & Food Laboratory.


Join experts from industry, government and academia to learn and discuss:

> Recall testimonial, technology adaption in traceability

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