Product recalls associated with pet food have sparked calls for heightened safety controls by industry stakeholders, regulators and consumers.

Pet food manufacturers face a number of challenges such as: proper temperature monitoring, raw material sourcing and product design, traceability, sanitation methods, and standardizing industry best practices. Meeting these and other unforeseen challenges are key for pet food companies to maintain consumer trust and loyalty in the expanding global marketplace.

In its ISO 17025 accredited laboratories MicroChem Silliker offers an extensive portfolio of expert services to the pet food industry.



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Analytical Testing:

Ash, fat, crude fiber, dietary fiber, moisture, protein, non nitrogenous extracts

Carbohydrates, total, soluble & insoluble dietary fiber, fatty acid profiles, proteins & amino acids, fat soluble vitamins including A,D, K1 & E, Vitamins B & C groups

Calcium, copper, iron, iodine, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, zinc

Heavy metals, mycotoxins, pesticides

BHA/BHT, free fatty acids, peroxide value, iodine value, nitrogen solubility index (NSI), protein dispersibility index (PDI), potassium sorbate/sorbate acid

  • Pathogens: Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, Clostridium perfringensBacillus CereusCampylobacter SPP, Pseudomonas AeruginosaListeria MonocytogenesYersinia-Enterocolitica
  • Indicators: Aerobic Plate Count, Total Anaerobic Count, Sulphite-Reducing Anaerobes, Enterobacteriaceae, Yeast & Mold (2-Day), HTEB
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December 5th, 2019
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Mérieux NutriSciences is proud to announce the inauguration on the 5th December, 2018 of its new state-of-the-art laboratory in Noida. This new premise is the third laboratory of the group in Ind...
January 8th, 2018
Chicago, IL, January 5th, 2018 - Mérieux NutriSciences announces today the acquisition of a majority shareholding in traQ’food, a French start-up commercializing a digital application for restaurants ...