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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.

Oldcastle Laboratories
Telephone: +353 (0)49 8541160/406/905
FAX: +353 (0)49 8541755

No. of Food Safety Staff 3
Contact Mr. Bernard Hetherton
Accredited By
Type of Food Safety Work Food Borne Pathogens, Residues

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Egg and egg products, including egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Salmonella spp. Listeria spp., Escherichia coli , TBC, Inhibitory Substances
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Aflatoxin B1
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Range of chemical and microbiological tests
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