Food microbiology tests in our UK laboratory

Food Microbiology


Since 1996, NationWide Laboratories has been proud to offer UKAS-accredited food safety testing services using the latest microbiological assay methods. We understand how important high-quality testing of microbiological contamination is to ensure the guaranteed continued safety of your food products through the supply chain, as a nationally certified UK food microbiology lab. 

We currently test a variety of food samples, including meat, dairy and seafood products, we can create personalised test packages based on your requirements and our skilled team of food microbiologists in the UK will provide reliable and accurate results, helping you to ensure consumer safety.

You can find out more about these services below or contact us today to discuss a tailored test package to fulfil your industry’s requirements. We know and value each of our customers and we are committed to delivering excellent service.

Some of the organisms we test for in food include:

  • E. coli
  • Listeria
  • Salmonella
  • Campylobacter
  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus
  • Lactic acid bacteria
  • Yeasts and moulds

Additional food tests

In addition to microbiological pathogen testing, we offer a number of additional food testing services which include:

  • Nutritional analysis
  • pH value testing
  • Alkaline phosphatase testing for milk
  • Allergen testing
  • Various chemical tests

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e-Schedule allows you to book and collect your samples seamlessly.


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