Testing the quality of pet foods

Pet food testing

  • Pet food manufacturers face a number of challenges, such as proper temperature monitoring, raw material supply and product design, traceability, sanitation methods and standardization of industry best practices.
  • To meet these and other unforeseen challenges, pet food companies maintain consumer confidence and loyalty in the expanding global marketplace.
  • Testing pet food is a necessity in today’s environment to ensure a safe and high quality product that meets consumer expectations.
  • Our food testing laboratories offer an extensive portfolio of specialized services for the pet food industry. Our analytical testing services for pet food testing are supported by integrated and robust quality systems, which translate into brand value and fairness.

Services for the pet food industry:

  • Ash
  • Raw fiber
  • Dietary fiber
  • Moisture
  • Dry matter
  • Protein
  • Non-nitrogen extracts
  • Carbohydrates
  • Total dietary fiber, soluble and insoluble
  • Fatty acid profiles
  • Proteins and amino acids
  • Vitamins including A, C and E
  • Fosphorus
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Sodium, etc.
  • BHA / BHT
  • Hystamine
  • Biogenic amines
  • Free fatty acids
  • The value of peroxide
  • Test Kreiss
  • For anisidine
  • The value of iodine
  • Nitrogen solubility index (INS)
  • Protein Dispersibility Index (PDI)
  • Thiobarbituric acid (TBA)
  • Potassium sorbate / sorbic acid
  • Starch gelatinization / Cooked starch
  • Water soluble phosphate, etc.
  • Heavy metals
  • Mycotoxins
  • Pesticides
  • Melamine and cyanuric acid
  • Allergens
  • Antibiotics, etc.
  • Aluminum
  • Arsen
  • Cadmium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Mangan
  • Mercury
  • Nickel
  • Lead
  • Selenium
  • Stinium
  • Zinc, etc.
  • GMO analysis
  • Species analysis
  • Pathogens: Salmonella, E. coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus Cereus, Campylobacter SPP, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Listeria Monocytogenes, etc.
  • Indicators: number of aerobic plaques, total number of anaerobes, sulfite-reducing anaerobes, enterobacteriaceae, yeast 2 days ), etc.
  • Shelf life: accelerated studies, rancidity of fats, degradation of nutrients
  • Risk assessment program for raw materials
  • Review of specifications and development
  • Quality monitoring program
  • Preliminary assessment of the food safety systemInvestigations, etc.

For more information, you can always contact an ICA R&D representative, to provide you with all the necessary information and guide you in choosing the set of analyzes you need so that we can then make you an offer of services appropriate to the situation and your product.

Our most common tests & services

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Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

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All our tests & services

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.

Analize, teste, audit, monitorizare.