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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.

Central Veterinary Research Laboratory
Telephone: 00353 (0)1 6157101
FAX: 00353 (0)1 6072977
Email: john.ferris@agriculture.gov.ie

No. of Food Safety Staff 15
Contact Mr. John Ferris
Accredited By
Type of Food Safety Work Food Borne Pathogens, Physical Properties, Residues

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Salmonella spp., Enterobacteriaceae, Mesophilis, Staphylococci
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Salmonella spp., Campylobacter, Escherichia coli, Enterococci, Staphylococci, Listeria spp., Mycobacteria. Other histopathological, virological, parasitological & prion parameters
Fruit and vegetables Salmonella spp.
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat Salmonella spp.
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