Animal Species Testing
The discovery of undeclared animal species, starting with the detection of horse meat in Irish and British frozen beef burgers, has developed into a Europe-wide scandal. Manufacturers and retailers are seeking ways to validate their products and thereby to offer their customers the highest level of assurance possible.
Reliable species testing plays a central role in proving the authenticity and marketability of a product. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, Eurofins offers perfect solutions for species testing tailored to answer various questions. We offer qualitative and semi-quantitative species determination with species-specific real-time PCR assays and DNA sequencing as well as ELISA antibody-assays. Our experts will happily assist you in finding the most suitable method of testing for your product, also in view of current food and feed regulations.
Eurofins also provides testing services for halal products.