November 18, 2019 — Memphis, Tennessee — Barrow-Agee Laboratories, a Memphis, Tennessee-based laboratory testing services provider, is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa Leier as its new Lab Director.
If you have been keeping up with the latest industry news, you have probably already heard that pork exported outside of the United States, such as to countries like China, can no longer contain ractopamine.
The future of better customer service is here! As Barrow-Agee Laboratories continues to show its commitment to high-quality customer service and delivering timely test results, we are proud to announce we have made another capital investment to help support our growth to better serve our customers. Barrow-Agee recently began the process of integrating an updated Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), the new WinLims software platform, which will enable us to deliver the highest level of quality customer service you deserve.
In August, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) released its findings for the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) compliance activities. The activities were conducted between 2016-2018 and involved the voluntary transition from changing all over-the-counter (OTC) medically important antimicrobial drugs used in animal feed to VFD marketing status.
August 27, 2019 — Memphis, Tennessee — Barrow-Agee Laboratories, a Memphis, Tennessee-based laboratory testing services provider, has announced Greg Crosby as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Quality assurance for a product is of top priority, especially when it’s directly related to a customer. This is especially true when it comes to a product that will be consumed.
When you are in the business of producing biofuels, you will want to know that you are working with a trusted laboratory to ensure your product is safe from any unwanted elements or contaminants.
When it comes to food, we all want to ensure consumers have the best quality products available to them. From size, shape, color, and consistency, down to what products taste like, a farmer is looking to grow the best crop and producers want to produce the best product.
Soybeans and their processing byproducts can be found in multiple applications worldwide. Because soybeans contain all eight essential amino acids necessary for health, they are often crushed into soybean meal for use in other products — some for humans, but mostly as a protein source for farm animals. Currently, around 85 percent of the global soybean production is processed into soybean meal, with around 98 percent of the resulting meal used as the primary source of protein for farm animals.
Barrow-Agee Laboratories is a long-standing member of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) dating back to the lab’s inception in 1917. In May, we were interviewed and featured by the AOCS magazine Inform about why working with a Laboratory Proficiency Program (LPP) has been so beneficial to us.