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​​​​​ ​​​​ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Laboratory


Agricultural Services 

​Food Technology Laboratory: -

Microbiology Laboratory

Food Science and Technology  Division​

Chemistry Laboratory, Other Activities 


The Food Technology Laboratory (FTL) became operational in 2007 and has been an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory for selected chemical and microbiological tests since 2011. FTL aims to support safe production at both primary and processor levels. It is a COMES​A Food Safety Reference Laboratory since 2008


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Mrs B R KUREEMUN
Assistant Director/Officer in Charge  of Food Technology Laboratory​​
+230 464 5365 bkureemun@govmu.org​

Dr (Mrs) Shalini Amnee NEELIAH
Principal Scientific Officer for (Dairy Chemistry Division) renamed as​
the Food Science and Technology Division​

​+230 466 1435
moa-dairy-chem@govmu.org
​Mrs. H. DOWLUT
Principal Scientific Officer (Agricultural Chemistry Division)​
+230 4661435/1420
+230 466 1321 
 Fax: 466 1559
hdowlut@govmu.org
moa-agric-chem@govmu.org
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

​Ma​ndate​

  • ​​​​- 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 techni​ques and validate methods of analysis

 ​Divisions & Units at Food Technology Laboratory​

​Sections under Food Science and Technology Division​

​​​​​1.

F​ood Microbiology Laboratory

2.

Dairy Chemistry Laboratory​

​​3.

​Other activities include:



​-​ Training in food testing and food product development to national and regional stakeholders.
​​​​​​​​- CODEX Contract Point.
    • - Secretariat for National CODEX Committee.​
    • ​​- FAO GM food platform focal point​.
      • ​​​- Advisory services (Food safety, Food standards and legislation) ​​​.
 4.
Pilot Plant Unit​ /Physical & Organoleptic Unit​
​​ ​  Activities and Tests carried out at Food Science and Technology Division