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Species Identification

Species identification analysis services from SGS – meat fish and seafood testing can help ensure supply chain security, minimize the risk of contamination and build consumer confidence.

Protect your business from contamination in the supply chain and minimize the risk of fraud with our species detection and identification services. Our global team of highly qualified food safety experts can conduct DNA tests to identify any presence of contaminants in your supply chain.

Contaminant Testing Across the Globe

We have state of the art laboratories across the globe, all equipped and strategically located to provide independent analytical services. Species detection and identification can be conducted on the following foods:

  • Pork
  • Beef
  • Horse
  • Duck
  • Turkey
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Seafood

In addition, our food safety analysis includes testing for veterinary drug residues and markers, such as phenylbutazone (bute), anti-coccidials and other potentially harmful veterinary drugs.

Food certification services, such as FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification), IFS (International Featured Standard), BRC Global Standard for Food Safety (British Retail Consortium) and SQF (Safe Quality Food) may be used in conjunction with species detection and identification analysis to confirm system compliance.  We can design a program tailor-made to your requirements.

Why choose species identification analysis from SGS?

Our network provides supplier audits, product inspection, product sampling, mystery shopping and control on sales points to mitigate risks. Our training services, designed to improve hygiene and sanitary risk management related to the specific activities of the food industry (meat industry, ready-made meal production and others), help to implement long-term comprehensive food safety systems.

Contact us today to find out more about our food analysis services.

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