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Canada Day Hours at the AFL

Submitted by on Tue, 06/14/2022 - 09:21

The Agriculture and Food Laboratory (AFL) will be closed for Canada Day, on Friday, July 1st, 2022. Sample Reception will be open to accept samples on Saturday, July 2nd from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.

We wish you and your loved ones a very Happy Canada Day!

Exciting News-Sample Reception to be Open on Saturdays Beginning April 30th

Submitted by on Wed, 04/06/2022 - 13:34

Beginning Saturday, April 30, 2022, Sample Reception at the AFL will be open on Saturdays to accept samples from Purolator or in person drop-off from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. Microbiology samples received on Saturdays will be set up the same day.  All other samples will be accepted and logged into our system but set up at the beginning of the work week when the AFL resumes normal operating hours. This means for all other labs, the turnaround time will begin at the beginning of the work week. 

University of Guelph Biologists Use eDNA to Assess Potential Nuclear Waste Sites

Submitted by on Mon, 10/18/2021 - 13:51


The AFL is proud to support this project in collaboration with Dr. Robert Hanner's team, University of Guelph and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization, by analyzing the samples under the ISO 17025 accredited facility to ensure high quality results.



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