Food & Nutrition Analysis:

Downloads

Below are links to a number of documents you may require to request services or a quotation, or to start working with us. We welcome your feedback, so please let us know if you have found these downloads useful or if you would like to see other information here.

Accreditation Certificates
United Kingdom Accreditation Service

Tesco Laboratory Accreditation Scheme
Marks & Spencer Independent Supplementary Audit

Our quality assurance system and microbiology/ molecular biology testing programme are in compliance with ISO/IEC 17025
Cramlington UKAS Accreditation

Hebden Bridge UKAS Accreditation

We are approved for microbiology testing of products manufactured for Tesco
View our current TLAS approved tests

We are approved for microbiology testing of products manufactured for M&S.
View our current M&S approved tests

Mycotoxin EU Regulation 1881/2006

States maximum allowable levels of mycotoxin in food and feed.

Download Mycotoxin-1881-2006

Service List

Full list of routine analytical services provided by SYNLAB Laboratories, including test methods, turnaround times and limits of detection and quantitation. For a quotation please call 01422 884287 or contact us.

SYNLAB Food Testing Service List_08.05.2017

Gluten Legislation Commission Regulation 41/2009

Laying down rules on gluten-free and low gluten labelling.

Download Comm-Reg-EU-41_2009-gluten

Gluten Codex Standard

Best practice sampling, analytical and labelling – supported by the legislation 41/2009.

Download Codex-Standard-Gluten

2014 Foodservice Allergen Legislation

SYNLAB’s introduction to new legislation coming into force December 2014, affecting all catering establishments. More information available oon. For advice on testing options please contact us.

Download NEW-FOOD-LEGISLATION-2014

GMO EU Regulation 1829/2003

Download GMO-Reg_1829_2003_en

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