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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.

Bodycote Health Services Cork (Consultus)
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4822288
FAX: +353 (0)21 4866342
Email: dan.healy@bodycote.com

No. of Food Safety Staff 30
Contact Mr. Dan Healy
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Additives, Compositional, Toxins, Food Borne Pathogens, Food Complaints, Food Speciation, Food Quality, Labelling, Nutrition, Physical Properties, Residues

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Fats & oils, incl lard, olive oil, non-dairy spread Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Soups, broths & sauces, incl mayonnaise, apple sauce, salad crea Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Fruit and vegetables Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Herbs & spices Microbiological analysis
Non alc# beverages, incl bottled water, soya milk based drinks Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Wine, incl fortified, non fortified Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Alcoholic beverages (other than wine) Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Cocoa & cocoa preparations, coffee & tea, incl herbal fruit teas Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Confectionary, including chocolate Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Nuts & nut products, snacks, incl peanut butter, crisps Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Special nutritional uses, incl diabetic foodstuffs, gluten free Microbiological Analysis including Pathogens and Indicator organisms. Nutritional Labelling (Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Energy, Minerals including Sodium, Nitrates/Nitrite, Cholesterol). Chemical and Compositional Analysis.
Additives incl antioxidants, emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickener FCC (Food Chemical Codex) specifications
Others, incl water used as an ingredient All parameters listed in 98/83/EC – the quality of water intended for human consumption. Full range of Water Quality and Pollution Indices BOD,COD, Suspended Solids
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