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Microbiological Testing

We test food, feed and pharmaceutical products and raw materials for a wide range of pathogenic and spoilage organisms to ensure that the products comply with regulatory and customer requirements. Please contact us for the status of accreditation for test required.


Microbiological analysis is available for:

  • Food ingredients
  • Food products
  • Chicken fluff
  • Carcasses
  • Air
  • Water
  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceutical products


We make things easier for you:

  • Easy-to-read microbiological reports which flag out of specification results
  • On-line microbiological trending at your fingertips saving you time
  • Friendly, helpful client service
  • Fast accurate results

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Water

Test

Maximum

Turnaround time (days)

Enumeration: E.coli coliforms and total coliforms
2
Enumeration: Faecal Coliforms2
Heterotrophic Plate Count3
Enumeration: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
2
Water screening:  TVC3
Water screening: E.coli and Coliforms3
Detection: Salmonella spp.7


Do you know what you are serving?
Some microbial organisms can look beautiful but are extremely dangerous!
Listeria monocytogenes in some instances can lead to miscarriage.
Ensure that your products comply.
Better safe than sorry.
Do you know what you are serving?
Some microbial organisms can look beautiful but are extremely dangerous!
Listeria monocytogenes in some instances can lead to miscarriage.
Ensure that your products comply.
Better safe than sorry.

raw materials & products

Test

Maximum

Turnaround time (days)

pH Determination1
Urease activity determination2
Total Plate Count3
Enumeration: E.coli, coliforms and total coliforms3
Detection: E.coli O1573
Detection: Listeria monocytogenes3
Detection: Staphylococcus aureus3
Enumeration: Staphylococcus aureus4
Enumeration: Yeasts and Moulds6
Detection: Salmonella spp7
Detection: Pseudomonas aeruginosa3
Enumeration: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
2
Enumeration: Bacillus cereus2
Presence : Antimicrobial substances2


environmental & Hygiene monitoring

Test

Maximum

Turnaround time (days)

Total Plate Count3
Enumeration: E.coli, coliforms and total coliforms2
Detection: E.coli O1573
Detection: Listeria monocytogenes3
Enumeration: Staphylococcus aureus3
Detection: Salmonella spp.7
Detection: Pseudomonas aeruginosa3
Enumeration: Bacillus cereus2
Contact plates: TVC2
Contact plates Fungi5
Settle plates: TVC2
Settle plates: Fungi5


Contact us

Tel: (041) 365 6048

Fax: (041) 365 6152

Email:  admin@fclabs.co.za


address

38, 4th Avenue

Newton Park

Port Elizabeth, 6045

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