Premium Laboratory Services

With an average of 101 quality checks performed on every premix, Trouw Nutrition USA laboratories are committed to providing our customers with high-quality testing services, ensuring all results are accurately reported in an efficient manner.

Companion Animal Quality Control Laboratories

Trouw Nutrition USA Quality Control Laboratories provide an extensive quality and food safety review for all ingredients and premixes, following a comprehensive risk-based monitoring program for contaminants, such as pesticides, mycotoxins, pathogens, dioxins and melamine.

Laboratory Services

With one ton of premix distributed across approximately 44,000 bags of pet food, quality control is essential to not only prevent a massive recall, but also to protect the lives of our furry family members.

Mycotoxin Analysis

This positive release analysis is conducted on ingredients that have a high risk for mycotoxin contamination.

Particle Size Determination 

A random, or poisson, distribution of particle sizes will prevent optimum dispersion of vitamin products in a premix, which is important when a comparably small amount of premix is applied to large amount of pet food. The less additive required per portion of food, the smaller the particle size must be in the premix for dispersion to supply sufficient particle numbers. Through particle size testing, we can ensure that optimal particle size is achieved for a balanced mix. 

Contact Information

For more information about our services, please contact Ryan Hicks at or 618.654.2070, extension 11460.