With allergen testing demanding significant technological expertise and accurate results, Intertek is the trusted partner you need with the technical resources to carry out reliable testing.
The accurate and reliable detection of allergens ensures the safety and quality of your products and processes, verifies food properties for labelling to avoid product recalls and ultimately safeguards your brand image.
Our state-of-the-art laboratories test for the majority of allergenic ingredients as listed in Annex ii of Regulation (EU) No1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers. The most common allergens our experts test for, even at very low levels, include:
- Cereals containing gluten
- Crustaceans like prawns or crab
- Peanuts and other nuts including almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts
- Sulphur dioxide and sulphites which are used as preservatives in food products like sausages and dried fruits
With our experience, expertise and cutting edge facilities, you can ensure that your customers and brand are protected, and that you fully comply with all relevant food safety regulations in your destination markets.