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Food testing laboratory search

This is a database of all laboratories (both private and public) on the island of Ireland that carry out food analysis (including microbiological, chemical and nutritional analysis). The range of services these laboratories provide is extensive.

If you are a food producer and require a specific test to be carried out on your product, simply enter the food type and test you require and all the laboratories offering this particular service on the island of Ireland will be highlighted for you.

Please note the database was last updated in 2016 and is due to be reviewed in 2022.

Limerick Dairy Science Laboratory
Telephone: 00353 (0)61 452 338
FAX: 00353 (0)61 452 054

No. of Food Safety Staff 10
Contact Mr. Mark Hennessy
Accredited By
Type of Food Safety Work Compositional, Food Borne Pathogens, Food Quality, Residues

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Qualitative Detection of Antibiotics (Penicillin and Sulphonamide) Coliforms, TVC @ 30°C, 55°C, Coagulase Positive Staphylococci, Escherichia coli colony count @ 44°C, Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Moisture, Fat, Protein, Ash, Lactase, Lactose, Acidity, Total solids, Phosphatase, Peroxidase, Freezing Point, Scorched particles, Solubility index, % skim content in animal feed
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