Laboratory Services

Product Testing Services

Product Testing

GMA is pleased partner with RQA Food Forensics, which offers comprehensive scientific analysis with preferred pricing for GMA member companies. This testing includes foreign material identification, microbiological testing, and chemical screens. For more information, please refer to the GMA Members page on RQA’s website, or contact Mary Ann Platt at

Additionally, while GMA no longer offers in-house laboratory testing, our scientists remain available to guide our members through the testing process.  This includes consultation on the appropriate tests for a particular sample, interpretation of lab results, and addressing sample storage and shipping concerns.  To request such assistance, please contact Shannon Cooksey at or

GMA formally ended Claims Program/Product Liability Solutions services in December of 2017. If you need guidance on a product liability claim or recommendation for local counsel, please contact Steven Leslie at or (571) 378-6730.