Unsafe food can contain harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances, and cause more than 200 diseases – ranging from diarrhoea to cancers. Examples of unsafe food include undercooked foods of animal origin, fruits and vegetables contaminated with faeces, and shellfish containing marine biotoxins.
Food Testing Services at CLS
Testing and analysis of food and drink is a very important part of product development and quality assurance. Food analysis is essential for many reasons such as pathogen detection, food spoilage bacteria enumeration, Salmonella control, food safety, shelf life testing, investigation of food poisoning complaints – and legislative compliance. To speak with a food safety professional, please call (091) 574355