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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 and 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.

 

Contacts
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 and Technology Division
+230 466 0405 moa-dairy-chem@govmu.org
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

 

CUSTOMER CHARTER

VISION AND MISSION OF THE FOOD TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY

​​Striving towards safe and quality foods through excellence in analysis by  meeting international standards
MANDATE
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
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Food Microbiology Laboratory
Dairy Chemistry Laboratory
Other activities include:
Training in food testing  and food product development to national and regional stakeholders
​4. Ø ​​​​Pilot Plant Unit /Physical & Organoleptic Unit
Activities and  Tests carried out at Food Science and Technology Division
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Microbiological tests in food, feeds and water
Chemical tests in milk and dairy products
Guidelines for submission of samples
Technical Support including advice
Summary of flow of work
​New Section
Ø ​​Bio-molecular Laboratory for GMO detection (Under development)
Sections under Agricultural  Chemistry Division
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