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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.

Aqualab
Telephone: +353 (0)74 97 41809
FAX: +353 (0)74 97 41848
Email: foxgf@ufi.ie

No. of Food Safety Staff 7
Contact Dr. Geraldine Fox
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Compositional, Food Borne Pathogens, Food Quality, Nutrition

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, TVC, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Enterobacteriaceae, Clostridium erfringens, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas spp.
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, TVC, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Enterobacterioceae, Clostridium perfringens, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas spp., Yeasts, Moulds
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, TVC, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Enterobacteriaceae, Clostridium perfringens, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas spp., Histamine
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, TVC, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Enterobacteriaceae, Clostridium erfringens, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas spp.
Fruit and vegetables Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, TVC, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Enterobacteriaceae, Clostridium erfringens, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas spp.
Confectionary, including chocolate Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, TVC, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Enterobacteriaceae, Clostridium erfringens, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas spp.
Others, incl water used as an ingredient Faecal Streptococcus, TVC, Thermotolerant Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Coliforms, Clostridium perfringens
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Faecal Streptococcus, TVC, Thermotolerant Coliforms, Escherichia coli , Coliforms, Clostridium perfringenes
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacteriaceae
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