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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.

Southern Scientific Services Ltd.
Telephone: +353 (0)64 33922
FAX: N/A
Email: jane@southernscientificireland.com

No. of Food Safety Staff 2
Contact Ms. Siobhan O'Mahoney
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Food Borne Pathogens, Food Complaints, Food Quality

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli , Listeria spp., Salmonella spp.
Egg & egg products, incl egg mayonnaise, prepared egg dishes Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., TVCs, Coliforms/Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., TVCs, Coliforms/Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens
Fish, shellfish and molluscs Escherichia coli , coliforms, Faecal coliforms, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., TVC’s, Coliforms/Escherichia coli , Staphylococcus aureus
Soups, broths & sauces, incl mayonnaise, apple sauce, salad crea Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., TVCs, Coliforms/Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes Bacillus cereus, yeasts and Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, TVC’s, Staphylococcus aureus
Fruit and vegetables Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., TVCs, Coliforms/Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens
Non alc# beverages, incl bottled water, soya milk based drinks Coliforms/Escherichia coli
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., TVCs, Coliforms/Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di Salmonella spp., Listeria spp., TVCs, Coliforms/Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens
Others, incl water used as an ingredient Coliforms/Escherichia coli , Listeria spp.
Water, incl treated, untreated, rainwater, saltwater Faecal coliforms, Coliforms, Escherichia coli , Listeria spp.
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat TVC’s, Coliforms/Escherichia coli , Enterobacteriaceae, Listeria spp.
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