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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.

Public Health Unit, Sligo Regional Veterinary Laboratory
Telephone: +353 (0)71 9142 191
FAX: +353 (0)71 9145 900

No. of Food Safety Staff 1
Contact Mr. Oliver MacDonagh
Accredited By
Type of Food Safety Work Food Borne Pathogens, Food Quality, Contaminants, Composition

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Coliforms, Phosphatase Test, Peroxidase Test, Antibiotic Residue Test, Cryoscope Test, Fat, Lactometer Readings, Plate Count @ 21°C, Plate Count @ 30°C
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Total Coliforms, Faecal Coliforms, Colony Count @22°C x 72hrs, Colony Count @ 37°C x 48hrs, Total Residual Chlorine, Conductivity, Odour, Appearance
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