SGS Agricultural Services has invested $1 million to expand its analytical laboratory in Brookings, S.D. The addition will meet growing demand for independent food safety and feed quality testing, the company said.

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Major additions included new equipment for DNA analysis, and more that adds to SGS’s ability to test for the quality and safety of grains, feed, food, ingredients, co-products, and seeds. The company offers testing including microbial analysis for bacterial contamination such as E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria; pesticide residue screens; nutritional labeling information; testing for contaminants such as melamine and antibiotics;  GMO testing; oil analysis and mycotoxin testing.