Company Profile

BDS Laboratories is pleased to offer a wide range of analytical services. Services include microbial, toxin, biochemical and chemical testing. We also offer client specific and specialized analysis.

BDS Laboratories is committed to excellence in analysis and customer service. We will tailor our services to suit customer needs. Please call us for quotes, volume discounts or services not listed here.

We have been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for Biological, Food Microbiology and Food Chemistry. We have also been accredited by Agriculture Canada (CFIA) for Environmental, Food, Meat, Dairy, Feed and Egg Microbiology and Food Chemistry. To view our past certificates, click on the CFIA or A2LA links. Scope of analysis can be viewed on page 1 or page 2.

We are members of AOAC International, American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Society of Industrial Microbiology (SIM), Mycological Society of America (MSA), Saskatchewan Food Processors Association, Saskatchewan Meat Processors Association and the Saskatchewan Environmental & Industrial Managers Association. (SEIMA). We are active in the areas of applied science, research and analysis.


Sheila Blachford, M.Sc. B.Sc.(Hons)

Sheila is our manager of Microbiology. She wears many hats within our organization.

John Blachford, B.Sc.

John is our manager of Chemistry Services. He does a few other things too!