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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.

Microchem Laboratories (Irl) ltd
Telephone: +353 (0)58 48300
FAX: +353 (0)58 42855
Email: anita.geoghegan@microchem.ie

No. of Food Safety Staff 35
Contact Dr. Anita Geoghegan
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, Contaminants

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Lactobacillus spp., Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Pseudomonas
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Protein, Moisture, Fat, Ash, Carbohydrates, Energy Value, Salt, Nitrite, Added Water, Apparent Meat Content, Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae
Fats & oils, incl lard, olive oil, non-dairy spread Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae
Fruit and vegetables Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae
Non alc# beverages, incl bottled water, soya milk based drinks Pseudomonas spp., Lactobacillus spp., Faecal Streptococci, Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Coliforms, Escherichia coli
Confectionary, including chocolate Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae
Nuts & nut products, snacks, incl peanut butter, crisps Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas spp., Lactobacillus spp., Faecal Streptococci, Salmonella spp.,
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Campylobacter spp., TVC, Coliforms, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus ereus, Yeasts, Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas spp., Lactobacillus spp., Faecal Streptococci, Salmonella spp.,
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat TVC, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella spp., Listeria
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