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Food

Experience

Eurofins | ARL is a leader in food and food safety microbiology and chemistry covering all aspects of food pathogens, spoilage, shelf life determination, allergens, nutrients, food ID’s and food authentication.

  • Meat and Meat Products
  • Prepared Meals
  • Fresh Produce
  • Cereal Products – Including Whole Grain Cereals
  • Dairy Products
  • Poultry and Poultry Products
  • Eggs and Egg Products
  • Fish, Crustaceans and Molluscs
  • Sugar Products, Honey and Confectionery
  • Mixed Foods
  • Beverages

Analysis

  • Pathogens and Non-Pathogens
  • Mould and Yeasts
  • Shelf Life Testing
  • Beer Spoilage
  • Nutritional Panels
  • Metals
  • Organoleptics
  • Preservatives
  • Allergens
  • Food Authentication

Pathogens and Non-Pathogens

Salmonella
Listeria
Campylobacter
Clostridium
Staphylococcus
Bacillus cereus
Coliform
E.coli
Enterobacteriaceae
Total Plate Counts

Mould and Yeasts

Total Count

Shelf Life Testing

Per Specification:
Legislation
Guidelines from Enforceable Authorities
Guidelines from Academic Authorities
Published Literature
Self-Imposed End-Point (Flavour, Microbiological)

Beer Spoilage

Wild Yeasts & Aerobic Bacteria
Wild Yeasts & Moulds
Lactics
Specified Spoilage Bacteria (via qPCR)
Specified Spoilage Yeasts (via qPCR)

Nutritional Panels

Moisture
Ash
Fat profile – Saturated and Unsaturated Fats
Sugar
Protein
Sodium
Carbohydrates
Energy

Metals

Heavy Metals
Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium

Organoleptics

Per Specification

Preservatives

Sorbic Acid
Benzoic Acid
Sulphur Dioxide
Nitrates/Nitrites

Allergens

Gluten
Egg
Milk
Soy
Peanut
Hazelnut
Sesame
Almond
Cashew
Fish
Crustacean

Food Authentication

Species Identification via DNA Amplification, qPCR