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Food Testing Services 

Our nutritional status, health, physical and mental faculties depend on the food we eat and how we eat it. Food plays as one of the indispensable part of people’s life. We always look forward to the quality of food to assure its safety as its basic requirement.

 

“Food safety” implies absence or acceptable and safe levels of contaminants, adulterants, naturally occurring toxins or any other substance that may make food injurious to health on an acute or chronic basis.

 

Knowing the importance of quality and healthy foods, you can better appreciate what testing services Enviro Labs could provide for you.

Heavy Metals Testing in Food

Heavy metals present widely in the environment from natural sources and human activities. These metals are dangerous to our health as they tend to accumulate in our food chain. Human, as a top consumer of the food chain, is subject to high risk of heavy metal poisoning.

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Pesticides Residues Testing

Pesticides are chemical or biological substances that are used to kill or control pests that harm our food, health or environment. They are usually used in food production because pests can have devastating effects on the quantity and quality of crops.

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Nutritional Label Testing

According to Cap. 132W Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations, nutrition labelling is required for all prepackaged food unless otherwise exempted.

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Preservatives & Antioxidants Testing

Preservatives and antioxidants are commonly used in various kinds of food, such as meat products and juices to prolong their shelf-life. The control on their use in food is governed by the Preservatives in Food Regulations (Cap. 132BD).

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Food Additives Testing

Food additives are usually used in food in order to make them tastier, more attractive, more stable, etc. For example, benzoic acid was added in soft drinks; sweeteners in sugarless chewing gums and pigments in candies/sweets, etc.

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Plasticisers analysis in food

Taiwan drinks and food products have been found to be contaminated with a plasticiser, Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate/Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP). Large doses of DEHP were found to affect the liver and kidney as well as the reproduction and development of experimental animals.

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Food DNA Testing

Enviro Labs offers GM food screening (35S, NOS) service to detect if there is any GM material in your products. We are using the latest polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology to ensure the accuracy of results.

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Chemical contaminants & Veterinary Drug Residues in food

Chemical contaminants like melamine, malachite green is found in food. Moreover, veterinary drugs used in pigs are found to be left in the meat product.

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