ABOUT US


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Barrow-Agee Laboratories was incorporated in 1917, in Memphis, Tennessee, by Edward Barrow and Worthen Agee (the 3rd and 5th Presidents of the American Oil Chemists Society, respectively) as a privately held and independent testing laboratory.  Our Mission is to provide consistent, reliable and affordable analytical services to our customers by means of approved methodology, state of the art technology, efficient customer service and knowledgeable technical support.  Barrow-Agee is ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited for microbiology, metals, pesticide residues and drug residues (Please click here to view the laboratory's ISO 17025 accreditation certificate and scope of accreditation) and USDA accredited for Chlorinated Pesticide Residues.  We participate in proficiency testing programs sponsored by API, AOCS, USDA, CFIA, and AAFCO.  

Accurate analysis, along with our personal customer service, has enabled Barrow-Agee to provide the very best analytical services to our clients for over 100 continuous years.  With emphasis on quality and fast service, our FDA registered laboratory provides comprehensive expertise in support of food safety and the analysis of foods, ingredients, feeds, animal fats and vegetable oils.  Using current technology and official methodology to perform complete analytical chemistry and microbiological services, our trained scientists are prepared to support the individual requirements of a diverse client base.  Our goal is to integrate analytical solutions and quality systems that generate the highest confidence in the data reported to our clients.  

 

Worthen Agee imageOur Vision is to be the current and future analytical laboratory of choice by partnering with our clients to provide uncompromised analytical services in support of their business plan for growth, product quality and brand protection.