Puget Sound Seafood Testing
Puget Sound Fish
Seattle Testing

Welcome! Puget Sound Quality Specialists (PSQS) was founded in 2010 at the request of local area seafood industry companies who recognized a gap in the market and a need for accurate, timely and independent inspection services. PSQS’s core competencies include independent, 3rd party inspection for quality, food safety, lot inspection and product verification, and consulting for a broad range of food and seafood products. We offer an extensive range of inspection, analytical and consulting services. Through our partnerships with ISO accredited testing laboratories in North America and abroad, PSQS is able to provide ‘one stop shopping’ for most any scenario or need. For more information, explore our website or contact us directly and let us know how we can be of service to your firm. We look forward to working with you!

Seattle Area Seafood

Puget Sound InspectionsThe listing provided below is not intended to be exhaustive, please contact us if you require an inspection for an item you don’t see listed below.

Inspection Services

  • Lot Inspection
  • Surimi; gel strength, moisture, sugar content (brix), color, impurity, pH, salinity, Suwari, Modori, additive comparison & analysis
  • Net Weight Determination
  • Glaze Determination
  • Fillet Block
  • Mince Block
  • Shatter Pack / Layer Pack
  • IQF
  • H&G, HG&T, Whole/Round
  • FDA Import Product Detention


  • Salmon
  • Alaska Pollock
  • Cod
  • Shrimp
  • Crab
  • Pacific Whiting
  • Tuna
  • Marlin
  • Mahi
  • Halibut
  • Swordfish
  • Basa (Pangasius)
  • Catfish
  • Pacific Ocean Perch
  • Yellowfin Sole
  • Rock Sole
  • Alaska Plaice
  • Flathead Sole
  • Atka Mackerel
  • Prowfish
  • Rex Sole
  • Rock Fish (Sebastes spp.)

PSQS is a SYSCO approved inspection laboratory.

PSQS is recognized by USDC & FDA for analytical, sensory and detained import related services.

206-466-6339  | psqs@psqsinc.com |  PO BOX 80413 SEATTLE, WA 98108

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