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.

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
Telephone: 204-984-4582
Email: tigst.demeke@grainscanada.gc.ca

Eurofins GeneScan, Inc.
Attention: Greg Ditta
2219 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 400
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70122
Telephone: 504-297-4330
Email: gregoryditta@eurofinsus.com
Website: www.gmotesting.com

Food Chain ID Testing
Attention: Ghogomu Mingo / Dan Smith
4150 Lafayette Center Drive Suite 600
Chantilly, VA 20151
Email: gamuteng@foodchainid.com / dsmith@foodchainid.com
Website: www.foodchainid.com

Prairie Diagnostic Services Inc.
Attention: Karen Moline
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B4
Telephone: 306-966-7952
Email: karen.moline@pds.usask.ca
Website: www.pdsinc.ca

SGS Canada Inc.
Attention: Tajinder Grewal
#2-3327 Lambert Crescent
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 1K4
Office: 306-934-3559
Fax: 306-934-6024
Email: tajinder.grewal@sgs.com
Website: www.sgs.com

SGS North America, Inc.
Attention: Heather Waxdahl
1405 32nd Avenue
Brookings, South Dakota, 57006
Telephone: 605-692-7611 ext. 249
Email: heather.waxdahl@sgs.com
Website: www.sgs.com/us-gmo

OMIC USA, Inc.
Attention: Peter Kahn
3344 NW Industrial Street
Portland, OR 97210
Telephone: (503) 223-1497 ext. 2018
Email: sales.us@omicusa.com
Website: omicusa.com

Mérieux NutriSciences (Silliker)
Attention: James Haudenshield
3600 Eagle Nest Drive
Crete, IL 60417
Telephone: (708) 367-4670
Email: james.haudenshield@mxns.com
Website: www.merieuxnutrisciences.com