Residues & Contaminants in Food And Agriculture Products

Cultivator Phyto Lab provides reliable and accurate testing solutions to identify harmful chemical residue and contaminants in various food and agriculture products. To meet the strict regulations around the world regarding prohibited and restricted chemicals as well as help to avoid recalls through unwanted contaminants getting into food products, we provide a testing service to comply, maintain its reputation according to regulations and keep consumers safe.

Testing Parameters

Mycotoxin testing

Pesticides Residue testing

NOTS

Minerals & Heavy Metal

Food Allergen testing

Antioxidants

PAH & PCBs testing

Identification by FTIR

Melamine

FAME & Cholesterol

Uric Acid

Amino Acid profiling

Food Additives

Preservatives Testing

Vitamins – Fat Soluble

Vitamins – Water soluble

THM & VOC Testing

Plant growth Regulators

Artificial Color

Residual solvent

Test Methods

As per all national and international methods like AOAC, APHA, EU, Indian standard, FSSAI, ISO, own validated methods and customer supplied methods.

The use of pesticides (insect killing), fungicides (to control fungi, mould & mildew) and herbicides (Kill weeds) can help to crop resistance to disease and pests as well as increase yields, the excess use or use of forbidden pesticides can lead to the accumulation of harmful chemical residues. We provide trace, contaminants & residue analysis services, helping to ensure your products meet the required standards. From our facilities we provide fast and accurate screening, detection, identification and quantification the presence of pesticides, toxins, heavy metals and also melamine

Naturally Occurring Toxins (NOTs)

(NOTs) like mycotoxins and toxins occur in staple foods like corn or cereals can contain high levels of mycotoxins, such as aflatoxin and ochratoxin, produced by mould on grain. A long-term exposure can affect the immune system and normal development, or cause cancer.

Heavy Metals

Heavy metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury cause neurological and kidney
damage. Contamination by heavy metals in food occurs mainly through pollution of air, water, and soil.

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are compounds that accumulate in the environment and the human body. Known examples are Polyaromatic hydrocarbons
(PAHs), and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) which are highly toxic and can cause kidney, and liver damage and developmental problems, damage the immune system, interfere with hormones and cause cancer, which are unwanted by products of industrial processes and waste incineration. They are found worldwide in the environment and accumulate in food chains

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