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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.

ALS Life Sciences Ltd.
Telephone: +353 (0)52 617 8100
FAX: +353 (0)52 617 8133
Email: margaret.buggy@alsglobal.com

No. of Food Safety Staff
Contact Ms. Margaret Buggy
Accredited By INAB
Type of Food Safety Work Microbiological analysis, Food Borne Pathogens, Food Quality, Food Complaints, Food Chemistry, Water Environmental Chemistry , Nutritional Analysis, Pesticides and residues, Contaminants, Private water analysis, Meat Speciation, PCR STEC and Salmonella

Details of Food Testing / Research Carried Out

Sample Type Test Parameter
Dairy products, incl cheese, cream liqueur, powdered dairy produ TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Meat & meat products, incl game, offal, white & black puddings TVC, Faecal coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds, Inhibitory Substances, Beta-agonists
Fish, shellfish and molluscs TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Soups, broths & sauces, incl mayonnaise, apple sauce, salad crea TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Cereal & bakery products, incl pasta, rice, cornflakes TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Fruit and vegetables TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Non alc# beverages, incl bottled water, soya milk based drinks TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Alcoholic beverages (other than wine) TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Ices & desserts, inclsorbets, shop bought dessert mixes TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Confectionary, including chocolate TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Prepared dishes, incl baby food, all vegetable & cereal based di TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Special nutritional uses, incl diabetic foodstuffs, gluten free TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Others, incl water used as an ingredient TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
Environmental, incl factory hygiene, hygiene swabs, contact plat TVC, Faecal Coliforms, Total Coliforms, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli O157, Enterobacteriaceae, Enterococci, Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria spp., Salmonella spp., Clostridium perfringens, Campylobacter spp., Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Yeasts & Moulds
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