Food safety has emerged as a significant global issue with public health and international trade implications. In Malaysia, unsafe food handling, doubtful food preparation, food poisoning and spreading of infectious food borne illness has been discussed by the public more often than before.
Regulatory bodies such as Ministry of Health Malaysia, USFDA and USDA are imposing increasingly stringent – and ever broadening – standards to govern the imported, exported and domestic food products.
myTEST’s chemist & microbiologist have extensive expertise in the areas of food chemistry and microbiological testing.
Our services include but are not limited to:
Amino acid – Histidinem, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Valine, etc.
Microbiology – Total Plate Count, Coliform, E.coli, Salmonella, Yeast & Mould, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Listeria, vibrio parahaemolyticus, clostridium perfringens, shigella, etc
Heavy Metal – Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, Cadmium, Antimony, Tin, Copper, etc
Preservative – Benzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Sulphur Dioxide, Sodium Nitrite, Fromaldehyde, etc
Food Colouring – Allura Red, Brilliant Blue, Carmoisine, Ponceau 4 R, Tartrzine, etc
Nutritional Labelling – Malaysia Format, USRDA Format, Singapore Format, China/Hong Kong Format, Australia Format, UK Format.
Minerals – Calcium, Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, etc
Vitamins – Vitamin A, Vitamin Bs, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, etc
Antibiotics – Tetracycline, Oxytetracycline, Chlortetracycline, Chloramphenicol, Nitrofurans, etc
Fat & Fatty Acids– Omega 3, Omega 6, DHA, EPA, etc
Sugar Profiles – Fructose, Glucose, Sucrose, Maltose, Lactose, etc
Pesticide Residues – Organochlorinated, Organophosphorus, etc
HALAL Related Testing – Pork Origin, Alcohol, ect
Food Contaminants – pesticide residues, veterinary drug residues, antibiotics, 3-MCPD, Melamine, Malachite green, etc