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Pixis Labs / Columbia Food Laboratories merge names to become Columbia Laboratories

Please welcome Columbia Laboratories as the Pacific Northwest’s latest brand for high quality analytical testing. Formerly known collectively as “Pixis Labs” and “Columbia Food Laboratories,” our new name more accurately reflects our consolidated mission to support public health and safety though expanded testing options.

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Our Services

Pesticides & Residues

Helping farmers maintain safe usage of these chemicals during every phase of the growing process. … more

Nutrition

Testing for a wide variety of needs from nutrition parameters and quality to contaminants and preservatives. … more

Microbiology

Microbiological analyses for common food-borne human pathogens, food spoilage organisms, mycotoxins, etc. … more

Cannabis & Hemp

ORELAP accreditation means our laboratory has both the quality systems and technical capabilities to perform required testing. … more

Honey

Specializing in honey authentication and adulteration. Using the most up-to-date methods for SCIRA, pesticides, antibiotics, and others. … more

Environmental

Accurate, reliable and on time reporting to help you keep your system healthy, safe and in compliance. … more

Latest News

Next Day Pathogen Results and Aspergillus Testing Now Available at Columbia Laboratories with State-Of-The-Art PCR

Next Day Pathogen Results and Aspergillus Testing Now Available at Columbia Laboratories with State-Of-The-Art PCR

Columbia Laboratories welcomes the new “Gene-UP PCR” by Biomeriuex to the microbiology department as of December 2020. “We are keeping prices level while offering faster services and expanded methodology,” said Jennifer Rowe, Microbiology Lab Manager. “This suite of testing applies to any HACCP or cGMP outline in several industries we serve.” The following pathogen tests
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Comprehensive Drinking Water Tests Available Now at Columbia Laboratories

Comprehensive Drinking Water Tests Available Now at Columbia Laboratories

Columbia Laboratories adds Trihalomethanes, and Haloacetic Acids Testing to Drinking Water Certification, rouding out the full suite of testing for safe drinking water. Certified by ORELAP What are Trihalomethanes and Haloacetic Acids? Haloacetic acids are “chemical compounds that contain chlorine and bromine.” They are formed when the chlorine used to treat drinking water reacts with
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Happy Holidays 2020

Holiday Schedule 2020

Happy Holidays from Columbia Laboratories! Please be aware of our laboratory’s holiday schedule: Christmas Eve – Thursday, Dec. 24th – Open from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM Christmas Day – Friday, Dec. 25th – Closed New Year’s Eve – Thursday, Dec. 31st – open from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM New Year’s Day – Friday,
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Trying Times

Tentamus Labs Testing in Trying Times

The 2020 wildfires have ripped through our urban and rural communities, blanketing consumable crops in ash, smoke and toxins—right before harvest. Tentamus offers toxins testing for consumer crops and can facilitate sample submission from our Pacific Northwest location, Columbia Laboratories. Click the image below to view and download a full-size PDF:  
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