Bureau Veritas Dubai Launches Residues & Contaminants Analytical Services for Food & Beverages

Jun. 28 2018

Dubai, UAE (June 28, 2018) - Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce the new addition of highly sophisticated analytical services for “Residues & Contaminants” in food and beverage samples at our Food & Water Testing Laboratory.

Consumers can potentially be exposed to residues via consumption of food from animals and plants treated with veterinary medicines or exposed to chemical contaminants such as pesticides. Related health concerns and many recent government regulations focused on the safety of foods dictate the need for analysis of various food contaminants, residues, and chemical constituents of concern. 

Bureau Veritas have employed screening and quantitative methods that are internationally accepted for the detection and accurate quantification of several food hazards, including newly identified and emerging food related concerns. These services include the analysis of various food contaminants, residues and chemical constituents of concern such as pesticides and antibiotic residues, mycotoxins, GMOs, allergens, growth promoters, food adulterants, packaging material hazards, environmental contaminants, and other chemicals. 

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Our increased capabilities help to minimize the risk of food poisoning and the harmful impact on individuals’ immunity systems due to long-term slow dosing.  Our customers will benefit from the reduced cost of analysis and faster turnaround times of these services which adhere to local standards and regulations and are available across the Middle East.

New Services on offer are based on LCMSMS & GCMS covers the following scope:

-  Residues of Pesticides:

Organochlorine, Organophosphorus, Organosulphur
Carbamates & Pyrethroids
Total 550+ on GCMS and LCMSMS

-  Residues of Antibiotics & Veterinary Drugs

Nitrofurans & metabolites, Chloramphenicol
Tetracycline & metabolites, Sulphonamides
Total 50+ compounds on LCMSMS

-  Growth promotors, hormones & steroids
-  Mycotoxins: Aflatoxins, Ochratoxin, DON, Zearalenone, Fumonisins
-  Dioxins & dioxin-like PCBs; PCBs & PAH
-  Allergens, packaging material hazards & environmental contaminants

For more information, please contact:

Bureau Veritas Middle East

Techno Park, Jabel Ali, Dubai (UAE), PO. 49400
Phone: +971 4 8998100  |  Fax: +971 8807953