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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.

Envirolab
Telephone: +353(0)51 83 32 60/2
FAX: +353 (0)51 83 32 61
Email: envirolab@eircom.net

No. of Food Safety Staff 8
Contact Mr. Mark Gomm
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Additives, Compositional, Food Borne Pathogens, Food Complaints, Food Quality, Nutrition, Physical Properties, Residues, Contaminants.

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Fats & oils, incl lard, olive oil, non-dairy spread Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Soups, broths & sauces, incl mayonnaise, apple sauce, salad crea Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Fruit and vegetables Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Herbs & spices Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Wine, incl fortified, non fortified TBC, Escherichia coli , Enterococcus, Clostridium perfringens, Total Coliforms, Pseudomonas, Staphlococcus aureus
Alcoholic beverages (other than wine) TBC, Escherichia coli , Enterococcus, Clostridium perfringens, Total Coliforms, Pseudomonas, Staphlococcus aureus
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Cocoa & cocoa preparations, coffee & tea, incl herbal fruit teas Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Confectionary, including chocolate Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Nuts & nut products, snacks, incl peanut butter, crisps Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Special nutritional uses, incl diabetic foodstuffs, gluten free Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Additives incl antioxidants, emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickener Coliform Colony Count @ 30°C, Staphlococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., TBC @ 30°C
Others, incl water used as an ingredient TBC, Escherichia coli , Enterococcus, Clostridium perfringens, Total Coliforms, Pseudomonas, Staphlococcus aureus
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Total Suspended Solids, BOD & CBOD, COD, Total Hardness, Alkalinity, pH, Chloride, Sulphate, Ammonia, Total Phosporus, Orthophosphate, TBC @ 22°C & 37°C Coliforms, Faecal Coliforms
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat TBC, Escherichia coli , Enterococcus, Clostridium perfringens, Total Coliforms, Pseudomonas, Staphlococcus aureus
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