New services of state testing laboratory
Due to Ukraine’s European integration course and export-oriented intentions of Ukrainian producers to integrate into international markets, there is a need for definition of new food products and forage indexes. Declaring the composition of food products and forage, and their corresponding marking nowadays is one of the most important requirements from many countires of the world.
Our laboratory offers:
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, ELISA
Progressive and highly efficient ELISA method, is based on the specific reaction of antigen-antibody, and is used to determine the amounts of remaining tetracyclinum group antibiotics of streptomycin, chloramphenicol (laevomycetinum) in stock-raising products. It is important for the milk and meat producers to find the right suppliers of raw materials, which can guarantee the safety of their products.
The laboratory is able to determine the amount of gluten in food products and raw materials, which is important for dietary products marking for the people with special requirements to the foodstuffs. The ELISA method is also used for determining of other allergens (egg-white, different kinds of nuts etc.)
Checking of growth of nutrient medium properties and solvents
The important aspect of food producers functioning in new international environment is adoption by the national companies’ laboratories the products’ testing methods, approved by international community (ISO, EN, IDF).
The state testing laboratory performes checking of current nutrient medium and solvents for their growth properties (productivity, selectivity, specificity) according to DSTU ISO/TS 11133-2: 2006 "Microbiology of food products and pet foods. Recommendations for preparation and nutrient medium production. Part 2.
The practical recommendations for the testing of nutrient medium (ISO/TS 11133-2: 2003, IDT) ".
SVL is located at
: 49/51Pushkin Str., Kharkiv 61002, Ukraine
Tel/fax: /38 057/ 714-35-61; tel. 714-14-29, 719-20-48
E - mail: 100@mtl. kharkov.ua.
SVL Director - Olena Volodymirivna Dulina
SVL Deputy director - Halyna Ivanivna Chapai