Food and Feeds

Testing for all food and feed types. From drinks to meat and dairy products, and from dried fruit and vitamin supplements to animal feed.


EL Labs offer a wide range of accredited laboratory tests according to ISO/IEC 17025 for all food and feed types,covering the span from snacks to meat and dairy products, fat and oils, flour and bakery products, spices, driedfruit, tea, and ready-to-eat meals, through alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, nutritional/vitaminsupplements, and animal feed. Our ISO/IEC accredited laboratory analyses for food and feed include:

Chemical-physical analyses

  • Determination of basic nutrients including proteins, iodine, fats, sugars, carbohydrates and salt
  • Energy value calculation of food products in accordance with EC Regulation No. 1169/2011 on food labelling
  • Dry matter, water, dietary fiber, ash, meat content
  • Starch, lactose, ethanol, Brix, organic acids, pH
  • Chlorides, total nitrogen, nitrates, nitrites, iodides, fluorides, ferrocyanides and sulphites
  • Free fatty acids, acidity, acid value of fat, peroxide value, composition and content
  • Vitamins and provitamins (A, B, C, D, E, K1, beta-carotene)
  • Content of additives, preservatives, sweeteners, dyes, quinine
  • Natural coloring agents (ASTA)
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  • Toxins: Aflatoxins, fumonisins, T2, HT2, ochratoxin, DON, zearalenone, patulin
  • Gluten and allergens
  • Acrylamide
  • Amino acid content
  • Substance content: Beta-glucan, glucosamine sulphate, etc.
  • Elements on various concentration levels by ICP-AES/OES, ICP-MS, AAS-F, AAS-AMA, AAS-HG, AAS-ETA

Microbiological Testing

  • Microbial counting: TAMC, TYMC
  • Determination of pathogens (qualitative and/or quantitative) – Salmonella, E. coli, Staphyloccoccus aureus, coliform bacteria, Clostridium perfringens, sulfite-reducing clostridia, Bacillus cereus, Listeria monocytogenes, Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Leuconostoc, Lactobacillus, mesophilic anaerobic sporulating microorganisms
  • Residues of antibiotics and inhibitory substances

Molecular-biological (PCR) tests

  • Detection of Salmonella
  • Detection of Listeria monocytogenes

Looking for more? We offer a range of comprehensive solutions:


All tests are performed under strict GMP guidelines and span a complete A-Z of pharmaceutical analytics for raw materials and more.


From industrial chemicals to cosmetics, particle size to the determination of bacteria, if you’re looking for analysis, we’re your partner for success.


From complex water analysis to expert consultation, our comprehensive range of services span the whole spectrum of testing.

Food & Feeds

Testing for all food and feed types. From drinks to meat and dairy products, and from dried fruit and vitamin supplements to animal feed.


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