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.
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Mérieux NutriSciences is the food industry’s leading microbiology testing partner. Our microbiologists apply their expert understanding of food matrices and regulatory requirements to perform tests according to standards set by APHA, AFNOR, AOAC, FDA, ISO, and USDA.
Around the world, our international network of accredited laboratories provide reliable, standardized analytical chemistry testing services to ensure the quality, integrity and authenticity of your food products.
Nutritional information such as sugar, salt and fat content must be confirmed and validated by analytical techniques in order to be accurately included on labels and packaging.
Mérieux NutriSciences offers a wide range of nutritional analysis to assist food manufacturers, restaurants caterers and retailers worldwide.
Nutrition Labeling provides a standardized way for food manufacturers to communicate with their customers. Mérieux NutriSciences offers complete nutrition labeling options for industry to ensure compliant labels.
Our testing centers of excellence employ approved methods for the detection of contaminants including pesticides, mycotoxins, dioxins, veterinary drugs, heavy metals and radioactive substances. We also provide specialized services for allergens, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
From salt and spices to food colorings and preservatives, an ingredient is any substance or product, including flavorings, food additives and food enzymes used in the manufacture or the preparation of a food and still present in the finished product, even if in altered form.
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 and aroma will stand the test of time?
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 health and safety requirements.
Mérieux NutriSciences premier goal is to protect its customers from fraud and consequently brand damage. This is done by significantly enhancing our molecular biological and immunological capabilities to include all economically relevant species.
The risk of contamination associated with the presence of viruses in foods represents an emerging problem for the food industry. Mérieux NutriSciences helps you prevent such outbreaks with laboratory analyses for the detection of Norovirus G1/G2 and Hepatitis A viruses in food.
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Many countries around the world have enacted laws to restrict the levels of GMOs in food products.
Applying specific analytical experience, Mérieux NutriSciences experts provide qualitative and quantitative PCR investigation services for GMO research on foods.
Mérieux NutriSciences provides analyses for quantification of almost all ingredients and additives including colors, preservatives, flavor and product enhancers.