Microbiology Testing

Microbiology Testing

Delivering real business benefits across key segments

Delivering real business benefits across key segments

What is food microbiology testing?

Food microbiology testing for pathogens and organisms can help ensure safety and hygiene of your products and mitigate risks that can be detrimental to human health.

At TÜV SÜD, we provide a wide range of microbiological analysis services. These include both classical methods and modern methods (such as ELISA tests and PCR tests) for rapid microbiological results. Our experts can advise you on an appropriate product audit based on the knowledge of the methods that are best recommended and most reliable for your specific needs.

TÜV SÜD is a leading food microbiology testing company

TÜV SÜD is an independent certification body which is accredited to globally recognised microbiological standards. Our experienced experts can help you gain the trust of your customers by making sure that your products are of the highest possible quality.

Our food microbiology testing services provides you cost-effective quality assurance ‘from farm to fork’. With a team of experts and a global network of accredited laboratories, TÜV SÜD can support you throughout the entire production and distribution process and deliver safe and reliable food products.

TÜV SÜD’s food microbiology testing services

Our microbiological analysis encompasses a manner of different solutions, including:

  • Pathogens

    • Salmonella

    • Listeria

    • E.coli 0157

    • Campylobacter

    • Shigella

    • Vibrio

    • Legionell

  • Typical hygiene indicators

    • Coliforms

    • E.coli

    • Enterobacteriaceae

    • Staphylococcus aureus

  • Total Viable Count (TVC)

  • Yeast and Moulds

  • Environmental Monitoring

  • Shelf life studies

We also conduct:

  • Food contamination testing and veterinary drug determination
  • Process and product audit (according to customer requirements)
  • Supplier audit (to minimise the risk from external sources)

Find out more about our microbiology testing lab capabilities.


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