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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.

Cork County Council Food Safety Laboratory
Telephone: 00353 0 (21) 453 2739
FAX: + 00 353 (0) 21 4276321

No. of Food Safety Staff 8
Contact Dr. Mary Murphy
Accredited By
Type of Food Safety Work Food Borne Pathogens, Food Complaints

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ TVC, Enterobacteriacae, Escherichia coli , Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella spp., Delvotest (milks)
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes TVC, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella spp., Campylobacter spp.
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater TVC, Coliforms / Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli
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