ALLERGENS AND SPECIES TESTING

Allergens & Species Testing - Food Testing & Laboratory Analysis by Foodtest Laboratories Ltd

Allergens Testing

Allergens in food can have serious health implications and it is therefore imperative to provide clear identification if any allergen is present.

Foodtest offer a full allergen and species testing service on various results turnaround times.

Foodtest offer testing for the following allergens:

  • Gluten
  • Crustaceans (prawns, crabs, lobster, crayfish)
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Peanuts
  • Soybeans
  • Milk
  • Nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecan nuts, Brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia)
  • Celery
  • Mustard
  • Sesame
  • Sulphur dioxide/sulphites
  • Lupin
  • Molluscs (clams, mussels, whelks, oysters, snails and squid)

Species Testing

Salmonella species This well known pathogenic organism is thought to have a very low infective dose (possibly 1cfu/g) and is known throughout the world for causing severe illness following ingestion.

Species testing has been at the forefront of food manufacturers and raw material suppliers ever since the horsegate scandal of 2013.

Foodtest offer testing for the following species:

  • Beef
  • Pork
  • Poultry
  • Sheep
  • Horse
  • Goat
  • Deer
  • Buffalo
  • Duck
  • Goose
  • Fish
  • Rabbit.

Useful Links and Downloads

FSA Allergen Guidance for Industry

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