Laboratory Testing, Labelling Compliance, R&D Consulting, and Auditing Services
Mérieux NutriSciences offers sophisticated food safety and quality testing services, as well as providing regulatory consultations for regulation compliance in labelling.
The company tackles safety and nutrition challenges aiming to protect health by ensuring the security of products that could cause risk to consumers. It shows expertise in water and environment, pharmaceutical and medical device, personal care cosmetics, agrochemicals, and consumer goods sectors.
Mérieux NutriSciences has close to 100 laboratories in 21 countries, which provide research, consulting, testing, auditing, and training services to ensure product quality, safety, and nutrition from development to delivery.
Food testing services for high-quality and safe production
Mérieux NutriSciences strives to raise the bar on food safety and quality. Its food and beverage testing services cover a wide variety of food products, including baked goods, beverages, cereals, and confectionery, as well as dairy products, seafood, fruit and vegetables, and meat.
Mérieux NutriSciences is experienced in all aspects of food quality assurance and provides a comprehensive range of services, from routine laboratory analysis to the implementation and supervision of a full quality assurance programme.
Microbiological and chemical analytical services
Mérieux NutriSciences offers a range of microbiological and chemical analytical services to companies in the food processing industry to help ensure the quality and safety of food products. The company’s microbiological and chemical laboratories are National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited and licenced by the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA) and Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
Mérieux NutriSciences ‘ services include:
- Nutritional analysis and compliance to Food Standards of Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), allergen testing, genetically modified organisms (GMO) analysis using polymerase chain reaction (PCR), pesticide residues, contaminants, antibiotics, and pathogen testing
- Research, method development, and validation
- Product recall management and troubleshooting
- Investigation of food poisoning and customer complaints
- Shelf life studies, product stability, and challenge studies
Scientific services and research and development consulting
All senior consultants at Mérieux NutriSciences have a wealth of experience in undertaking on-site audits, plant inspections and production investigations. Mérieux NutriSciences can perform audits of laboratory procedures and existing quality programmes, allergen management audits and supplier audits.
We can also handle the planning and implementation of hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) and food safety plans, the evaluation of sanitation, disinfection and hygiene programmes, and labelling compliance consultation.
Auditing services for assessment of food safety programme
Mérieux NutriSciences provides auditing services, which are tailored to reflect a client’s supplier specifications and expectations. Mérieux NutriSciences’ audits are recognised by leading retailers, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, restaurants, and food service companies worldwide.
The company’s highly trained auditors have years of experience a wide variety of food industries and segments of the food chain. A Mérieux NutriSciences’ audit demonstrates a company’s commitment to the highest standards of food safety and quality. As part of the audits, the company provides an impartial and independent assessment of a client’s safety programme.
Food labelling compliance services
Mérieux NutriSciences is a global leader in helping manufacturers minimise food safety risks and manage labelling compliance challenges. Its experts provide cost-effective support for keeping compliance with changing food labelling laws.
Mérieux NutriSciences helps food manufacturers and retailers minimise compliance risks by checking labels. The company offers a range of label compliance options, from a basic legality checks to thorough assessment, working closely throughout product development.
The company tailors solutions to suit its client’s needs and budget.
MXNS CONNECT programme
Mérieux NutriSciences has created a unique programme for connecting multiple services. This cost-effective integrated programme of leading scientific and technical services allows a client to save time and money, receive coordinated food safety services, be part of a global and specialised scientific network, and work with only one supplier.