The experts at Intertek provide an effective testing solution to help your business identify harmful chemical residue and contaminants in your food products.

In order to meet the strict regulations in place around the world regarding prohibited and restricted chemicals as well as helping you to avoid recalls through unwanted contaminants getting into your food products, Intertek can provide a comprehensive service to help you comply, maintain your reputation and keep consumers safe.

Whilst the responsible use of pesticides, fungicides and herbicides can help to bolster crop resistance to disease and pests as well as increase yields, the overuse or use of forbidden pesticides can lead to the accumulation of harmful chemical residues. We provide expert trace residue analysis services, helping to ensure your products meet the required standards. From our own state-of-the-art facilities we provide fast and accurate screening to detect, identify and quantify the presence of antibiotics, veterinary drugs, pesticides and also melamine.

Contamination of food products cause damage to the consumer and a brands reputation. Manufacturers play an important role in this process and have a responsibility to follow guidelines and ensure consumer safety. Intertek understands these problems and through our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and testing methods we can help you with a range of microbiological, physical and chemical contamination needs including mycotoxins, heavy metals and process contaminants such as acrylamide and dioxins.

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