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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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What are novel foods?

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Fragrance allergen labelling of cosmetics

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New capabilities on Nitrosamines testing at Megsan

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February 2020: Vela Labs had successfully demonstrated the capability to expeditiously implement client-sponsored GLP validation programs that use the PathHunter™ platform. Eurofins DiscoverX now announces partnership with VelaLabs through their certified CRO program for PathHunter™ bioassays that will enable Vela Labs to carry out highly reproducible potency lot release assays under GLP/GMP conditions. This CRO ... Continued
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Carnival – we make jelly doughnuts safe

Carnival is approaching fast, and with the fifth season there is also a lot of feasting. Jelly doughnuts are a traditional staple of carnival. To guarantee that carnival remains fun, bilacon test jelly doughnuts to ensure that the carnival season can be celebrated safely.   Jelly doughnuts may contain unhealthy substances, which are usually formed ... Continued
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Analyst GLP Certification Extension

ISRAC notified Analyst Research Laboratories that it has successfully passed its latest audit and has been rewarded with an extension of its GLP certification. ISRAC is the designated representative of the State of Israel for the recognition of test facilities working; according to GLP. The state of Israel has a mutual recognition GLP agreement with the ... Continued

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