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Other Tests

We can offer a range of other tesing to cover virtually any test requirement desired. Some of the more frequently requested test subjects are detailed below but these are by no means exhaustive.

Allergens

The presence of undeclared allergens in foods has become a major issue for many sectors of the food industry. We can offer state-of-the-art ELISA and PCR based tests to test for many allergens in a wide range of foods and drink, including all of the14 groups contained in the ‘EU-list of major allergens.’

Elemental/Minerals Analysis

We can offer cost-competitive low-level analysis of virtually any mineral element, including popular elements such as copper, magnesium, zinc, sodium, potassium, iron, phosphorus and selenium.

Nutritional Labelling Analysis

Analytical determination of macro- and micro- nutrients in a food product for the substantiation of labelling claims is a key requirement of the food industry. We can offer the required tests – total fat and fatty acid profile, moisture, carbohydrate, protein, fibre, ash, sodium/salt and energy at competitive prices.

Microbiological Analysis

We can offer a wide range of microbiological tests including total viable count (TVC), aerobic spore formers and yeasts & moulds. Many other organisms can be offered if required.

Genetically modified material (GMO)

We can offer tests utilising state-of-the-art PCR technology for the detection of genetically modified material in a food product.

For further information on any of the above subjects please contact us.

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