Food Testing and Analysis

Intertek is a leading provider of analysis and testing services to the global food industry. We can help you implement comprehensive food safety and quality strategies, and achieve compliance with local, national and international regulations.

Food testing is integral to the efficient production of safe, quality products. With the food industry increasingly subject to scrutiny, testing to ensure compliance with food safety regulations and to protect public health, is a must.

At Intertek, we use the latest methods and technology, to identifying risk factors, improve quality, efficiency, and add value to the market. As your testing partner, you can be sure of fast turnaround times and accurate test results demonstrating compliance with statutory requirements.

 

Contamination of food products causes damage to the consumer and a brands reputation. Manufacturers play an important role in this process and have the responsibility to follow guidelines and ensure consumer safety. Intertek understands these problems and through our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and testing methods we can help you with a range of Microbiological, Physical and Chemical contamination needs including heavy metals, PCBs, 3-MCPD and phthalates testing, food fraud such as melamine in milk, sudan dyes in spices, and allergen testing.

 

At every stage in the food supply chain, avoiding contamination is an important priority for manufacturers. Protecting consumer health by eliminating the presence harmful microorganisms in your food products can be achieved with reliable microbiology testing. We use cutting-edge technology to test for the presence of microorganism, e.g. Listeria, Salmonella and E.coli 0157 in our state-of-the-art laboratory in Hong Kong.

 

The use of pesticides, fungicides and herbicides bolster crop resistance to disease and pests, increase yields and improve quality. However, overuse can lead to the accumulation of harmful chemical residues. We provide expert trace residue analysis services, helping to ensure your products meet the required standards. From our own state-of-the-art laboratory we provide fast and accurate screening to detect, identify and quantify the presence of over 500 pesticides, mycotoxins and veterinary drugs.

 

Greater consumer demand for product information means that food labelling requirements are becoming increasingly stringent. Falling short of legislation in their markets can have negative consequences for manufacturers. Our label validation services and nutritional labelling cover aspects such as full nutritional analysis for nutritional claim to layout, language and updates on regulatory changes, preparing you for trouble-free sale in Hong Kong and expansion into international markets.

Water activity testing for food is critical to predict food stability and food shelf life.   While other water related issues such as the presence of legionella bacteria and healthy metals can cause a significant risk to public health and exposure can lead to serious illness. For such a critical service, you need a partner you can trust. With our experience, expertise and cutting-edge facilities, you can be sure that you’re fulfilling your duty of cares and fully complying with safety guidelines.

 

Our experts can help you with a variety of challenges from food contact materials, shelf life testing and sensory analysis. By nurturing strong local networks we can provide reliable, cost-effective support to help you achieve local regulatory compliance when entering new markets or introducing new products.
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