Laboratory Services: OMAFRA - University of Guelph Partnership
The funding of laboratory services through the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and University of Guelph partnership provides a critical mass of:
The Animal Health unit of the Laboratory Services Division provides a full-service, fully accredited veterinary diagnostic laboratory that supports provincial animal disease diagnosis and surveillance. Scientists and technologists at the AHL link their expertise with University of Guelph personnel to provide a single source of laboratory service in animal health, encompassing food-producing animals (livestock and poultry), exotic and zoo animals, companion animals and avian and mammalian wildlife populations.
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the University of Guelph provide a critical mass of leading veterinary specialists and laboratory staff that contribute to achieving high quality and efficient testing.
The new Pathobiology/Animal Health Laboratory being built on the corner of Gordon Street and McGilvray Street in Guelph will further safeguard animal and human health in Ontario. More about AHL
The Agriculture and Food Laboratory (AFL) unit of Laboratory Services Division at the University of Guelph has been delivering accurate results for clients in agriculture, food and beverage, corporate and research sectors for over 30 years. With strong alliances in industry, government and academic sectors, this lab provides excellence in food quality and safety testing in Ontario and across Canada.
The AFL provides OMAFRA with high quality, special purpose laboratory services in support of the agriculture and food sectors and rural communities. OMAFRA and the AFL work collaboratively on the annual development of project descriptions and sampling plans that will fulfill the needs of the AFL's many clients. More about AFL
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