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Since the inception of Massey University there has been a strong emphasis on research and nutritional analysis, leading to the foundation of the Nutrition Laboratory in 1985. As a research unit working within the Institute of Food , Nutrition and Human Health the Nutrition Laboratory is recognised both in New Zealand and internationally for its expertise in a wide range of analyses including amino acids profiles.
Quality data is of great importance to us; we participate in international proficiency programs AAFCO (USA) and RCPA (Australia) and follow a rigid quality control program with the use of intra-laboratory checks and calibration standards.
The use of recognized methodology from AOAC, FDA and other regulatory agencies ensures that standard procedures are followed.
Specialising in analysis of food, plant and animal products we have a range of assays including:
Our research laboratory personnel are available to offer assistance with planning the specific tests your product(s) will require.
The feed analysis laboratory: establishment and quality control
This publication presents the sequence of activities for establishing a Feed Quality Analysis Laboratory: from initial planning, building and layout, through hiring suitable staff and selecting methods and equipment to culminating in accreditation, based on an estimated four-year time frame.
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Last updated on Thursday 29 May 2014