Section 402(a)(1) of the FFDCA provides that a food is deemed to be adulterated if it contains any poisonous or deleterious substances.

EMSL has a laboratory near you that specializes in adulteration, GMO and quality control testing; assurance that your product meets all regulatory guidelines and your company’s standards.

For over 30 years EMSL has led the industry in testing and analysis. Our professional staff of trained scientists, technicians and analysts can also provide Method Validation & Development.

Laboratory Services


  • Food DNA Authentication
  • GMO Analysis
  • Meat Speciation by PCR
  • Pasta Quality Control – Common Wheat Adulteration
  • Flunixin in Milk
  • Chloramphenicol in Shrimp
  • Amnesic Shellfish (Domoic Acid)
  • Cyclospora (P/A)

Chemical Contaminants

  • Acrylamide1
  • Dioxins and PCBs2
  • Ethyl Carbamate3
  • Furan4
  • Melamine5
  • Perchlorate6
  • Radionuclides7
  • Filth and Extraneous Materials


  • Arsenic9
  • Lead10
  • Mercury11

    Submit 3 oz sample per analyte requested*

Additional Services

  • Quality Analysis for GMO testing
  • Pasta Quality
  • Dairy Residue
  • Shrimp and Seafood
  • Meat Speciation
EMSL can customize an Adulteration & Quality Control package for your specific product and industry using advanced DNA-based PCR technology.