GMO Testing for Internal Quality Control
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Companies may choose to go through GMO testing of their ingredients or products for the purpose of their own internal quality control.

Below are some reasons GMO testing may be necessary for inputs and/or for final products, as part of an internal Quality Control system.

  • A seed company may want to confirm the purity and identity of their GMO seeds
  • A manufacturer or processor may want to ensure that they meet their own "non-GMO" standards and/or to support their own "non-GMO" claim on their product label.
  • To meet the requirements of a third-party non-GMO certification or verification program 

  Tailored Testing

Genetic ID offers a broad portfolio of ISO 17025 accredited GMO tests which can be customized to meet the customer’s needs. Each GMO test employs duplicate DNA extraction, duplicate PCR reactions and exacting control reactions. These are just some of the steps that make Genetic ID’s GMO analysis one of the most robust available. Equally important are our solution-oriented Genetic ID account managers who work in partnership with you to help meet often-complex GMO related challenges. Genetic ID has the expertise and technological capabilities to build a custom test to suit your company’s specific GMO detection requirements.

  Test Selection

Selection of the proper test involves many considerations, including your sample type, the likely sources of GMO, turn-around time needed, buyer requirements, export markets, and government regulations. The primer sets you choose will depend on your product, whether it is a broad-spectrum (cross species) or single species sample. We recommend that you consult one of our account managers before making your testing decision. Their expertise will help you achieve the most effective and economical solution for your specific testing requirements.

  GMO Detection Categories

  • Single-Species GMO detection provides total GMO content of a single species and is most suitable for products such as grains, flours, soy isolates, etc., where there is a single source of GMO.
  • Broad-Spectrum (cross species) GMO detection determines GMO content from one or more sources of GMO. It is useful for determining GMO content in multiple ingredient products, but it will not identify the genetically modified species or variety.
  • Variety-Specific GMO detection identifies individual GMO varieties such as Roundup Ready® Soy.

  Levels of Quantitation (Defined)

  • GMO Qualitative Analysis reports presence or absence of GMO, but will not quantify how much GMO is present.
  • GMO Semi-Qualitative Analysis reports GMO content above or below one or more thresholds (e.g. 0.1% and 1%)
  • GMO Real-Time Quantitative Analysis reports precise quantitative results of GMO content.
  Genetic ID's Limit of Detection is 0.01% and Limit of Quantitation is 0.05%

  Turnaround Times

Standard Results due 5 business days later (evening)
3 Day Results due 3 business days later (evening)
2 Day Results due 2 business days later (evening)
Rapid Results due next business day (evening)
Express Results due next business day (noon)
Same Day Results due same day (evening)

  Multiple Tests on the Same Sample

If a sample requires more than one GMO test, the additional GMO testing fees may be reduced if no further DNA extraction is required. When ordering multiple GMO tests, either concurrently or as an upgrade, please call for more information.

  Additional Price Considerations

Volume discounts are available. Please contact one of our account managers for more information.

  Sample Delivery/Laboratory Address

Samples for testing should be submitted to the address below:

Genetic ID, Inc.
Order Processing
504 North 4th Street
Suite #102
Fairfield, Iowa 52556, USA

Tel: +1.641.472.9979
1.877.366-0790 - (Toll Free USA/Canada)
Fax: +1.641.472.9198





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