About Food chain laboratories

The History

Food Chain Laboratories was registered in April 2013 and currently has one operating site in Port Elizabeth. Food Chain Laboratories functions as a Microbiological (food, feed, water, environmental monitoring, veterinary, pharmaceuticals and raw material), serological (veterinary) and molecular (PCR on veterinary samples) Testing Laboratory.

Why use us?

  • DAFF approved
  • SANAS accredited to ISO/IEC 17025
  • Service excellence
  • Informative website and newsletters
  • Added value via reporting, flagging and trending of results
  • Consulting via affiliations with Entecom and The Poultry Practice

My Results.



Our vision is to be the preferred laboratory testing partner to any business in the food chain by being committed to enabling industry to make sound decisions based on accurate, reliable test results produced in a short turnaround time, reported and presented in a manner which is user friendly and focused on adding value to our clients.


We will strive to improve the quality and scope of our services as we grow with the needs of industry, always researching better test methods, exploring ways to add more value at reduced costs and to constantly satisfy the expectations of our clients and relevant regulatory authorities


entecom food safty training
the poultry practice

we are proudly affiliated to the following service providers.


Food Safety Training & Consulting

Entecom is a fully accredited training provider registered with: 

  • FoodBev SETA (Accreditation number 587/00081/2006)
  • Fasset SETA (Accreditation number 585/01210/10)
  • Service SETA (Accreditation number 2638)
Our Food Safety and Business Support Consulting Services and Accredited Training Programmes are aimed at increasing the performance of SMMEs in a tough business environment. Entecom Training Programmes are designed and customised to make your business more robust, efficient and effective.

The poultry practice

Poultry Health and Production Practitioners

The Poultry Practice is comprised of veterinarians focusing on Poultry Health and Production in a broad sense.

Through close corroboration and involvement with our clients we seek to identify the specific needs and problems of each enterprise. This is not confined to disease issues but includes all feed, environmental and husbandry factors that can impact on the success of poultry production.

We have no affiliations with any supplier of avian vaccines, medication or equipment.

Contact us

Tel: (041) 365 6048

Fax: (041) 365 6152

Email:  admin@fclabs.co.za


38, 4th Avenue

Newton Park

Port Elizabeth, 6045

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