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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.

State Laboratory
Telephone: 00353 (0)1 5057000
FAX: 00353 (0)1 5057320

No. of Food Safety Staff 40
Contact Mrs. Ita Kinahan
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Chemical analysis and advisory service to Government departments and offices

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Aflatoxin M1, Fat, Moisture, Sugar, Protein content
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Growth promoting hormones, Nonsteroidal Inflamatory Drugs, Fat, Protein, Moisture Content
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Mycotoxins, GMOs, Sugar, Starch, Fat and Protein content
Fruit and vegetables Nitrates, Erwinia amylovora, Clavibacter michiganensis subsp sepedonicus, Ralstonia solanacearum
Wine, incl fortified, non fortified Alcohol Content, GC profiles, Congenors, Sulphur dioxide
Alcoholic beverages (other than wine) Alcohol Content, GC profiles, Congenors, Sulphur dioxide
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes Sugar, Starch
Confectionary, including chocolate Sugar, Starch
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat Blood lead by AA, Mercury in Urine by AA, Solvents by GC
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