laboratory services
Microbiology Services
Routine Food Microbiology Testing
Method standards provided by Health Canada.
  • Lactic acid bacteria (Enumeration)
  • Yeast and Mould
  • E.coli/Total Coliform Counts
  • Aerobic Plate Counts (ACC, APC, TPC, SPC, HPC)
  • Anaerobic Plate Counts
  • Shelf Life Testing
  • Kill Time Study
  • Antibacterial Activity on Plastic Surfaces
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Listeria sp.
  • Salmonella sp.
  • Escherichia coli
  • E.coli O157:H7
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Shigella sp.
  • Enterobacteriacea
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Production Plant Microbiology
  • Water Sampling
  • Air Sampling
  • Environmental Sampling (Swabs)
  • Microbial Source Tracking
Natural health products & Neutraceuticals
Method protocols follow USP standards where offered.
  • Pathogen Detection (Salmonella sp, E.coli, S.aureus, P.aeruginosa, etc.)
  • Bacterial enumeration (Aerobic bacteria, Lactic Acid bacteria, Yeast and Mould)
  • Antimicrobial Activity
  • Sterility Testing
Environmental Microbiology
Water, Soil, and Air. Standard methods provided by APHA where applicable.
  • Heterotrophic Plate Count
  • Total Coliforms
  • Thermotolerant “Feacal” Coliforms
  • P.aeruginosa
  • E.coli
  • Hydrocarbon Utilizing Bacteria
  • Algae
  • Parasites
  • Iron Bacteria
  • Sulphur Reducers / Oxidizers
  • Methanotrophs and Methanogens