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Welcome to Minerva Scientific!
Consultant Analysts to the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries
Experts in honey testing

Honey and Bee products

Pharmaceuticals

Veterinary Products

Food & Feed

Consulting

Contract R&D

Minerva Scientific – a Tentamus company

With over 15 years of expertise in the testing and consulting industry, Minerva Scientific is a specialist analytical laboratory based in Derbyshire, UK. We hold UKAS ISO17025 accreditation for a wide range of analytical tests for food and feed –and are the leading experts in honey testing in the UK. We also hold MHRA GMP approval for the chemical testing of pharmaceutical and veterinary products.

Our policy is to provide an exceptional standard of testing and consultancy services to the Food and Pharmaceutical industries, with our expertise being provided by senior personnel with extensive experience in quality assurance and analytical testing gained with leading UK and European based organizations.

We are committed to being the best in the industry. Contact us to see how we can drive down your costs while offering market leading levels of quality and service.

As part of the Tentamus Group our full-service global network enables us to offer complete analytics and innovative solutions that meet national and international requirements for quality and safety control. We would be happy to provide a tailored quotation to meet your needs and welcome the opportunity to provide the best possible cost-effective solution.

Minerva – a lab for life.

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Dioxins in Eggs

Dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in eggs

Dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) are chemical compounds that are ingested by humans primarily through animal foodstuffs. These substances accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and can thus cause long-term health damage.   For this reason, maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs have been in force since 2006. According to Regulation (EC) ... Continued
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Approval for COVID-19 Human Test - Tentamus Japan Laboratories

In these difficult days we are delighted to announce great news from Tentamus Japan. The laboratories are now approved for COVID-19 testing in humans. Tentamus Japan is already certified for testing of COVID-19 from surfaces, but now the laboratory is also approved for the more critical and essential test for COVID-19 in humans. The Tentamus ... Continued
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Can fish products contain harmful pollutants?

Fish sticks taste great to young and old and are one of the most popular foods in Germany. But can the popular fish sticks also contain harmful substances?   Increased fat pollutants detected in fish products   In a test, elevated levels of the fat contaminant 3-MCPD were found in 5 of 12 samples. 3-monochloropropanediol ... Continued

New test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in air

The WHO (World Health Organization) updates, in a document dated 09.07.2020, the latest findings on the infectious routes with SARS-CoV-2. Through its coordinator of the infection prevention unit, Benedetta Allegranzi, recognizes the evidence that the coronavirus remains in the air. These infectious agents are transmitted in particular through airborne droplets and aerosols. At the beginning ... Continued
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Oat drinks or oat milk?

Vegan plant drinks are trendy and not only for lactose intolerant people. To ensure that the start of the day with oat drinks is tasty and safe, bilacon analyses your products.   Which harmful substances may be contained?   Oat drinks can contain residues of heavy metals and pesticides The mycotoxins aflatoxins, huminosins, ochratoxin A, ... Continued
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NEW „TentaSpeed L. mono“: Testing for Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in food in 6h!

With the new rapid method “TentaSpeed L. mono”, developed at the BAV INSTITUTE, low bacterial counts of Listeria spp. and/ or L. monocytogenes can be detected in food within only 6h. The process has been successfully tested for various food groups, such as meat and fish products, dairy products and cheese, salads, delicacies and convenience products. The detection limit is < ... Continued

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