Food Testing

Food testing is at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the food industry. Mérieux NutriSciences offers a comprehensive range of microbiology and analytical chemistry tests, including a full spectrum of highly specialized analyses for food contaminants, animal species, allergens and more.

Our food safety and quality analyses are performed by an international network of accredited laboratories, each with a thorough understanding of specific industry requirements.

In addition to the standardized testing services shown below, we also offer a full portfolio of contract research services to guarantee product stability, quality and safety from concept development to retail shelf.

  • Microbiology Tests

    Mérieux NutriSciences is the food industry’s leading microbiology testing partner.  Our microbiologists apply their expert ...

  • Analytical Chemistry Tests

    Around the world, our international network of accredited laboratories provide reliable, standardized analytical chemistry testing services to ensure ...

  • Nutritional Analysis

    Consumers are increasingly concerned about the quality and nutritional content of food. Nutritional information such as sugar, salt and fat content ...

  • Contaminants and Residues

    Food contaminants and residues of pesticides and veterinary drugs in the food supply represent a growing health concern for consumers around the ...

  • Allergen Control

    Food allergies and intolerances are a major public health concern for consumers, manufacturers and public health authorities. Although they affect ...

  • Animal Species Testing

    Consumers today want to be sure about the quality and origin of the foods they eat, especially when it comes to meat and meat products. We offer ...

  • Foodborne Virus Detection

    The risk of contamination associated with the presence of viruses in foods represents an emerging problem for the food industry. Mérieux ...

  • GMO Analysis

    A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Many countries ...

  • Ingredients and Additives

    From salt and spices to food colorings and preservatives, an ingredient is any substance or product, including flavorings, food additives and food ...

  • Flavor and Fragrance

    Do you want to understand the nature of off-flavors in your products? How can you ensure that your product’s organoleptic properties of taste ...

  • Food Contact Material

    All materials that come in contact with food must be carefully controlled in order to avoid any risk of contamination and to ensure compliance with ...