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Animal Species Testing

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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.

Semi-Quantitative and qualitative testing for horse meat

Sequencing for fish authenticity

Eurofins also provides  testing services for halal products.