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Food chemistry Factsheet [PDF, 580 KB]

Testing and analysis

ESR has the expertise and experience to help clients across a number of areas including: allergen testing,  testing  for the botulism causing agent  Clostridium botulinum, ensuring...

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Food forensics

The aim of a Food Forensic investigation is to determine the what, how and when of food safety and quality issues. Food Forensics investigations are undertaken for...

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STEC confirmation testing

ESR’s role in the meat export market is critical in assisting with the clearance of meat exported to the United States. To retain New Zealand’s access to...

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Staff in ESR’s Environmental Science Group have a broad mix of skills and expertise that enable the group to investigate food in a cross-disciplinary manner and...

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