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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.

Bio-Search (N.I.) Ltd.
Telephone: +44 (0)28 9035 2066
FAX: +44 (0)28 9035 2161
Email: info@biosearch.co.uk

No. of Food Safety Staff 20
Contact Mr. Jeremy Trimble
Accredited By UKAS
Type of Food Safety Work Microbiological and chemical analysis, HACCP monitoring, hygiene monitoring, shelf life analysis, nutritional analysis, allergen testing, labelling requirements

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Aerobic plate count, Bacillus cereus, Campylobacter spp., Clostridium perfringens, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Listeria monocytogenes, Listeria spp., Pseudomonas, Salmonella spp.
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Aerobic plate count, Bacillus cereus, Campylobacter spp., Clostridium perfringens, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Listeria monocytogenes, Listeria spp., Pseudomonas, Salmonella spp.
Others, incl water used as an ingredient Coliforms, Escherichia coli , Faecal coliforms, Faecal Streptococci, Total Aerobic count @ 22°C & 37°C, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Sulphite reducing Clostridia, Clostridium perfringens, Legionella spp.
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Coliforms, Escherichia coli , Faecal coliforms, Faecal Streptococci, Total Aerobic count @ 22°C & 37°C, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Sulphite reducing Clostridia, Clostridium perfringens, Legionella spp.
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat Coliforms @ 30°C & 37°C , Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli , Escherichia coli O157, Staphylococcus aureus, Total Aerobic Count @ 22°C, 30°C & 37°C , Listeria spp., Salmonella spp.
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