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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.

Eurofins Scientific Ltd.
Telephone: +353 (0)42 932 8333
FAX: +353 (0)42 933 3125
Email: padraiglarkin@eurofins.ie

No. of Food Safety Staff 12
Contact Mr. Padraig Larkin
Accredited By UKAS
Type of Food Safety Work Additives, Compositional, Toxins, Food Borne Pathogens, Food Complaints, Food Speciation, Food Quality, Ionising Radiation, Labelling, Nutrition, Physical Properties, Residues, Contaminants – (incl. PAH, POP, PCB’s, PCDD, PCDF, Pesticides and many other food contaminants analysed routinely), Allergen Screening and Quantification, GMO’s, Authenticity, DNA Sequencing, Vitamins and Veterinary Residues

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli , Staphylococcus aureus
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Full microbiological assessment and Shelf Life Testing, Dioxins, Furans and PCBs, Vitamins, Anti Microbial Screen, Pesticides, Chemical & Nutritional Evaluation, Allergens
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Full microbiological assessment and Shelf Life Testing, Dioxins, Furans and PCBs, Vitamins, Anti Microbial Screen, Pesticides, Chemical & Nutritional Evaluation, Allergens
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Full Microbiological Assessment, Histamines, Fish Speciation, Dioxins, Furans and PCBs, Total Volatile Base, Nitrofuran Metabolites and Veterinary Residues, PAH
Fats & oils, incl lard, olive oil, non-dairy spread Fatty Acid Profile, Peroxide Values, Free Fatty Acids, GMOs, Allergen Screening, Vitamins and Authenticity
Soups, broths & sauces, incl mayonnaise, apple sauce, salad crea Fatty Acid Profile, Peroxide Values, Free Fatty Acids, GMOs, Allergen Screening, Vitamins and Authenticity, Quid declarations
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Full Microbiological Assessment and Shelf Life Testing, Dioxins, Furans and PCBs, Vitamins, Anti Microbial Screen, Pesticides, Mycotoxins, Chemical & Nutritional Evaluation, Allergens
Fruit and vegetables Full Microbiological Assessment, Vitamins, Pesticides, Nutritional Evaluation
Herbs & spices Full Microbiological Assessment, Irradiation, Mycotoxins, Pesticides, Nutritional Evaluation, Contaminants
Non alc# beverages, incl bottled water, soya milk based drinks Full microbiological Assessment, Pesticides, Contaminants, Artificial Ingredients, Preservatives, Volatile Compounds, Labelling Assessment, Authenticity, Alcohol, Nutritional Evaluation
Wine, incl fortified, non fortified Full microbiological Assessment, Pesticides, Contaminants, Artificial Ingredients, Preservatives, Volatile Compounds, Labelling Assessment, Authenticity, Alcohol, Nutritional Evaluation
Alcoholic beverages (other than wine) Alcohol, Preservative, Sensorial Analyses, Density, Labelling , Authenticity
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes Full Microbiological Assessment, Nutritional Evaluation, Preservatives, Labelling
Cocoa & cocoa preparations, coffee & tea, incl herbal fruit teas Full Microbiological Assessment, Mycotoxins, Pesticides, Caffeine, Theobrime, Nutritional Evaluation
Confectionary, including chocolate Full Microbiological Assessment, Mycotoxins, Pesticides, Theobrime, Nutritional Evaluation, Butterfat
Nuts & nut products, snacks, incl peanut butter, crisps Full Microbiological Assessment, Mycotoxins, Acrylamides, Nutritional Assessment
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di Full Microbiological Assessment, Shelf Life Testing, Dioxins, Furans, PCBs, Vitamins, Veterinary Residues, Mycotoxins, Pesticides, Caffeine, Allergens, Nutritional Evaluation
Special nutritional uses, incl diabetic foodstuffs, gluten free Full Microbiological Assessment, Shelf Life Testing, Dioxins, Furans, PCBs, Vitamins, Veterinary Residues, Mycotoxins, Pesticides, Caffeine, Allergens, Nutritional Evaluation
Additives incl antioxidants, emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickener Full Microbiological Assessment, Chemical & Metal Analyses
Food Stuff Contact Materials, incl aluminium foil, cling film, c Global Migration Acid/Alcohol/Olive Oil/Oils
Others, incl water used as an ingredient Global Migration Water
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Full Microbiological Assessment, Chemical & Metal Analyses, Pesticides, Volatile Compounds
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat Full Microbiological Assessment, Auditing, Advice & Training
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