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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.

FoodTech Consultants Ltd.
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4871100
FAX: +353 (0)21 4871146
Email: foodtech@foodtech.ie

No. of Food Safety Staff 6
Contact Ms. Mary O'Riordan
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Compositional, Toxins, Food Borne Pathogens, Food Complaints, Food Quality, Labelling, 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 Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Fats & oils, incl lard, olive oil, non-dairy spread Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Soups, broths & sauces, incl mayonnaise, apple sauce, salad crea Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Fruit and vegetables Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Herbs & spices Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Non alc# beverages, incl bottled water, soya milk based drinks Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Wine, incl fortified, non fortified Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Alcoholic beverages (other than wine) Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Cocoa & cocoa preparations, coffee & tea, incl herbal fruit teas Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Confectionary, including chocolate Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Nuts & nut products, snacks, incl peanut butter, crisps Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Additives incl antioxidants, emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickener Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Food Stuff Contact Materials, incl aluminium foil, cling film, c Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Others, incl water used as an ingredient Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Coliforms, Escherichia coli , Colony Count @ 22°C & 37°C , Streptococci
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat Colony Count @ 22°C, 30°C, 37°C, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Sulphite Reducing Organisms, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli O157:H7, O157 EHEC, Campylobacter spp.
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