Food Testing Labs

Use these accredited labs to approve your recipes.

The labs listed below are a few examples of private accredited labs that will provide pH testing for both home canned foods and homemade chilled foods. Each lab has a website and phone number listed. Prices for pH testing range from $16 to $25 per sample and prices are subject to change.

Proper packing of samples for shipping is important. It is your responsibility to contact the lab to determine packing method, shipping method, and the sample size needed. For example, chilled foods must be packaged and shipped on ice or with gel packs and not frozen.

Many other labs provide this service and you are not limited to the ones listed below. University of Illinois does not endorse any of the listed labs.

Alliance Analytical Labs
179 W. Randall Street, suite A
Coopersville, MI 49404
Phone: (616) 837-7670

Bellis Food Solutions
3125 N. Kandy Ln
Decatur, IL 62526
Phone: (217) 542-5958

Daily Laboratories
2200 W. Altorfer Dr. Suite B
Peoria, IL 61615
Phone: (309) 691-4513

Deibel Labs           
7120 N. Ridgeway Ave
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Phone: (847) 329-9900

EMSL Food Testing
200 Rt. 130 N.
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
Phone: (312) 590-4870

Key Laboratory Services
2363 E. Federal Drive
Decatur, IL 62526
Phone: (217) 875-2691

Q Laboratories Inc.                                                                            
1930 Radcliffe                                                    
Cincinnati, OH 45204                                                  
Phone: (513) 471-1300  

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group
15300 Bothell Way NE 
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
Phone: (206) 522-5432

Last updated April 2023