Pet Food Test Lab - UKAS Accredited Testing Services

Alex Stewart’s Pet Food Test Lab is an independent chemical and microbiological pet food testing laboratory which is able to provide ISO 17025 pet food analysis accredited by UKAS for all of your pet foods and animal feeds.

Pet food manufacturers are increasingly focussed on the quality of pet feeds, especially for dogs and cats, to meet the changing demands of pet owners. Pet Food Test Lab is fully equipped to analyse a wide range of manufactured pet foods. Of particular importance is our technical expertise in establishing the best sample preparation method for the laboratory analysis to ensure the correct results are obtained.

Accredited pet food testing services help pet food manufacturers meet good manufacturing practices and ensure the quality of manufactured pet foods. Our professional and dedicated team of chemists and microbiologists use recognised ISO methods to provide accurate pet food testing.

A full list of accredited pet food testing methods is given in our laboratory services schedule UKAS 4352

Laboratory Tests – Pet Food Testing

  • Proximate Analysis
  • Oils and Fats
  • Minerals
  • Undesirable Substances
  • Minerals & Salt
  • Mycotoxins
  • Amino Acids
  • Salmonella spp (APBR)
  • Enterobacteriaceae (APBR)

Technical Support for Pet Food Products

Alex Stewart’s experienced inspection team can provide technical consultancy services to support and advise on importing, bulk storage at ports or the sampling and analysis of pet food and compound animal feeds ensuring that they are stored and transported in accordance with the appropriate standards.

Pet Food Test Lab Customer Services

Pet Food Test Lab has been designed to test large quantities of samples each day and lab results are delivered on time according to four time bound specific testing service scopes:

  • 10 Day; 5 Day; 3 Day; Same Day

For further information or an official no obligation Food Testing quotation request please contact: Des McMillan - Chief Chemist, Rachel Davies - Laboratory Manager and Jennifer Thomas - Microbiological Manager on 0151 525 1488 or Email customer services at

Pet Food Test Lab is an online service website for the UKAS Accredited company Huson and Hardwick which forms part of the Alex Stewart Agriculture Group of Companies.

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Pet Food Testing

Independent and UKAS approved microbiological, chemical and nutritional food testing laboratory.


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Pet Food Test Lab provides ISO 17025 UKAS accredited Microbiological Testing, Chemical Analysis and Nutritional Analysis for foodstuffs – especially important if you need detailed nutritional information for Food Labelling purposes.

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