Eurofins Nutrition Analysis Center
Recognised as a Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, the Des Moines laboratory specialises in analysing feed, commodities, pet food and dietary supplements for lipids, proximates and minerals for nutrition.
Areas of nutrition and food safety expertise include:
- Complete proximate testing (including total dietary fibre)
- Microbiological assays
- Mineral and inorganic analyses using Atomic Absorption and ICP technology
- Lipid and fatty acid analyses using mainly wet chemistry and GC methodologies
- It is also the Centre of Excellence for enzyme testing for amylase, protease, lipase and phytase.
This laboratory is one of only 15 Official Referee laboratories for soybean meal and oil certified by the AOCS and NOPA. It is an USDA inspected laboratory.