Laboratories approved for testing flaxseed shipments to the European Union and Brazil
Laboratories must be ISO 17025-accredited in order to be approved for testing Canadian flaxseed shipments to the European Union and Brazil. The Canadian Grain Commission has confirmed that the laboratories listed below currently operate and have been assessed in accordance with the ISO 17025 standard on "General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories", and that the test method approved within the following protocols falls within the scope of that assessment.
- Sampling and testing protocol for bulk shipments of flaxseed exported to the European Union
- Addendum: Sampling and testing protocol for flaxseed exported in containers
- Sampling and testing protocol for flaxseed exported in containers to Brazil
For a list of laboratories capable of testing other samples, including producer samples, view the Canadian Grain Commission’s list of proficient laboratories or contact the Flax Council of Canada.
Disclaimer: The Canadian Grain Commission is not responsible for the quality or accuracy of any results that may be provided by an individual laboratory on this list.
List of approved ISO 17025-accredited laboratories
Canadian Grain Commission
Attention: Tigst Demeke
1404 - 303 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3G8
Eurofins GeneScan, Inc.
Attention: Greg Ditta
2219 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 400
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70122
Food Chain ID Testing
Attention: Ghogomu Mingo / Dan Smith
4150 Lafayette Center Drive Suite 600
Chantilly, VA 20151
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Prairie Diagnostic Services Inc.
Attention: Karen Moline
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B4
SGS Canada Inc.
Attention: Tajinder Grewal
#2-3327 Lambert Crescent
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 1K4
SGS North America, Inc.
Attention: Heather Waxdahl
1405 32nd Avenue
Brookings, South Dakota, 57006
Telephone: 605-692-7611 ext. 249
OMIC USA, Inc.
Attention: Peter Kahn
3344 NW Industrial Street
Portland, OR 97210
Telephone: (503) 223-1497 ext. 2018
Mérieux NutriSciences (Silliker)
Attention: Alexcia Valdez or James Haudenshield
3600 Eagle Nest Drive
Crete, IL 60417
Telephone: (708) 367-4653
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