Internal Services and Consumer Protection

The Lab Services Program provides consumer protection and encourages economic growth in the state of Oregon by providing chemistry and microbiological testing services for the following programs and clients:

  • ODA's Food Safety Program: Work to provide consumer protection against food borne illness and injury
  • ODA’s Fertilizer and Pesticide Enforcement Programs: Work to reduce exposure to toxics and potential impacts on human health and the environment
  • ODA’s Confined Animal Feeding Operation Program (CAFO): Work to achieve water quality on agricultural lands
  • Oregon farmers and food processors: Help facilitate export of Oregon agricultural products to other domestic and foreign markets (export certification)
  • Interstate milk shippers program: Allows milk and milk products to move across state lines
  • Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference National Shellfish Program: Monitoring waters for bacteria levels to allow shellfish harvested in Oregon’s waters to be sold and moved across state lines
  • Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Ground Water Program: Work to monitor pesticide residue
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), DEQ, US Forestry Department, and other state and federal agencies

Approved by

  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Central laboratory for the Interstate Milk Shippers Program and the Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): Poultry and poultry products laboratory
  • EPA: Drinking water certification for pesticide residue and microbiological analyses
  • Food Emergency Response Network: Microbiological and chemical analyses
The program also is a recognized foreign laboratory by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, and Taiwan’s Bureau of Standards. The analytical certificate is accepted in other countries as well.

Services

  • Microbiological analyses
  • Food chemistry analyses
  • Pesticide residue analyses
  • Fertilizer chemistry analyses
  • Export certification
  • Request for analysis
Use the request for sample analysis form to submit a sample to the lab for export testing. 

Reso​urces

Request for sample analysis

Document

​​​​​​
​​​​

Contact

Kathleen Wickman
Laboratory Manager
1207 NW Natio Pkwy Suite 204
Portland, OR 97209
Phone: 503-872-6633
​​