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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.

Aire Laboratories Limited
Telephone: +353 (0)25 39024
FAX: +353 (0)25 39027
Email: airelab@iol.ie

No. of Food Safety Staff 10
Contact Ms. Orlagh Nolan
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Additives, Compositional, Toxins, Food Borne Pathogens, Food Complaints, Food Quality, Labelling, Nutrition

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Soups, broths & sauces, incl mayonnaise, apple sauce, salad crea Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Fruit and vegetables Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Herbs & spices Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Non alc# beverages, incl bottled water, soya milk based drinks Coliforms, Escherichia coli, TVC @ 22°C & 37°C, Faecal streptococci, Clostridium perfringens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Cocoa & cocoa preparations, coffee & tea, incl herbal fruit teas Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Confectionary, including chocolate Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Nuts & nut products, snacks, incl peanut butter, crisps Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Additives incl antioxidants, emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickener Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
Others, incl water used as an ingredient Coliforms, Escherichia coli, TVC @ 22°C & 37°C, Faecal streptococci, Clostridium perfringens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Coliforms, Escherichia coli, TVC @ 22°C & 37°C, Faecal streptococci, Clostridium perfringens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat Aerobic Colony Count, Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Bacillus spp., Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Escherichia coli O157
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