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Food Technology Laboratory


ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Laboratory
By National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories -NABL (India)

  Certificate No: TC-5184 


Agricultural Services 
Food Technology Laboratory: -
Microbiology Laboratory
Food Science Technology  Division
Chemistry Laboratory,
Other Activities
The Food Technology Laboratory (FTL) is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory for selected chemical and microbiological tests. It is accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), India since December 2015. FTL aims to support safe food production at both primary and processor levels. It became operational in 2007. FTL is COMESA Food Safety Reference Laboratory since 2008.


Mrs B R Kureemun
Assistant Director/Officer in Charge  of
Food Technology Laboratory
+230 466 0015
Dr (Mrs) Shalini Amnee Neeliah
Principal Scientific Officer for
Dairy Chemistry Division) renamed as
the Food Science Technology Division
+230 466 0405
Mr A. Moorbannoo
Principal Scientific Officer
(Agricultural Chemistry Division
+230 465 7472
Reception +230 4661435
+230 4661419
+230 4661420
Fax: +230 466 8563
Food Technology Laboratory
Ministry of Agro-Industry
 and Food Security
Réduit Mauritius




​​Striving towards safe and quality foods through excellence in analysis by  meeting international standards
Microbiological and Chemical analysis of foods (pesticide residues, heavy metals, toxins), animal feeds and water for our export and import requirements
Provision of technical assistance to all stakeholders regarding food quality and safety
To improve the chemical and microbiological quality of food and food products produced by small cow keepers, micro/small entrepreneurs, importers and food manufacturers
To ensure the safety and quality of both locally produced, exported and imported food products.
To develop new analytical techniques and validate methods of analysis
  DIVISIONS & UNITS at Food Technology Laboratory​ ​
Sections under Food Science and Technology Division
​1. Ø Food Microbiology Laboratory
​2. ​​​Ø Dairy Chemistry Laboratory
​3. Ø
Other activities include:
  • Training in food testing  and food product development to national and regional stakeholders
  • CODEX Contact Point
  • Secretariat for National CODEX Committee
  • FAO GM food platform focal point
  • Advisory services (Food safety, Food standards and legislation) 
​4. Ø ​​​​Pilot Plant Unit /Physical & Organoleptic Unit
​New Section
Ø ​​Bio-molecular Laboratory for GMO detection (Under development)
Sections under Agricultural  Chemistry Division


 List of Test carried out at Food Techn​​ology Laboratory :
      • Under Food Science and Technology Division
Activities at Food Science and Technology Division