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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.

Dublin Public Analyst’s Laboratory - Microbiology
Telephone: +353 (0)1 6612022
FAX: +353 (0)1 6628532
Email: vincent.young@hse.ie

No. of Food Safety Staff 38
Contact Mr. Vincent Young
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Chemical and Microbiological analysis of foods for Official Control purposes and for Export certification purposes. National Reference Laboratory for food contact

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Fats & oils, incl lard, olive oil, non-dairy spread ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Soups, broths & sauces, incl mayonnaise, apple sauce, salad crea ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Fruit and vegetables ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Herbs & spices ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Non alc# beverages, incl bottled water, soya milk based drinks ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Wine, incl fortified, non fortified ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Alcoholic beverages (other than wine) ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Cocoa & cocoa preparations, coffee & tea, incl herbal fruit teas ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Confectionary, including chocolate ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Nuts & nut products, snacks, incl peanut butter, crisps ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Special nutritional uses, incl diabetic foodstuffs, gluten free ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Others, incl water used as an ingredient ACC, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms, scherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., Campylobacter spp.
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Coliforms, Escherichia coli, ACC, Enterococci, Clostridium perfringens, Pseudomonas spp. Pseudomonas eruginosa, Salmonella spp.
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