Laboratories proficient in testing flaxseed
This list identifies commercial laboratories that are capable of testing flaxseed samples, including producer samples, for the presence of FP967 (CDC Triffid).
The Canadian Grain Commission has confirmed that the laboratories listed below currently operate and have satisfied the Canadian Grain Commission proficiency test which indicates that they can carry out the qualitative PCR assay as per the construct-specific method approved within the "Sampling and testing protocol for bulk shipments of flaxseed exported to the European Union".
Laboratories in this list may not meet all the specific requirements set out under the protocol for testing railcars of Canadian flaxseed ultimately destined to the European Union. Specifically, they may not have been assessed in accordance with the ISO 17025 standard on “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”. The Canadian Grain Commission maintains a list of ISO 17025-accredited laboratories.
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.
Canadian Grain Commission
Attention: Tigst Demeke
1404 - 303 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3G8
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
Attention: Kim Kenward
507 - 11th Avenue
Nisku, Alberta T9E 7N5
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