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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.

Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) Laboratory
Telephone: +353 (0)1 214 4110 / 4115
FAX: 00353 (0)1 2144220
Email: rafferty@bim.ie

No. of Food Safety Staff 5
Contact Dr. Carol Rafferty
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Food Borne Pathogens

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Shellfish Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp. Fish: Listeria monocytogenes (Qualitative & Quantitative), TVC @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp.
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater TVC @37°C, Enterobacteriaceae, Coliforms
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