Contract Laboratory Services


With over 30 years of experience in developing and manufacturing solutions for food safety, NEOGEN is a partner you can trust when it comes to testing. Alongside onsite solutions, we also offer comprehensive contract laboratory services* with an extensive range of food safety testing options available. Whether you are looking to subcontract some of your testing, are needing some external expertise, want a contract lab to carry out your full testing requirements, or are simply looking for a partner to verify your own results, we are here to help.

Why choose NEOGEN?

  • Wide range of testing options
  • Flexible turnaround times
  • UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 accredited food testing laboratory**
  • Dedicated customer support
  • Confidential results

We have an accredited testing laboratory is based onsite at our NEOGEN premises in Ayr, Scotland. Analysis is carried out using a wide range of qualitative and quantitative techniques depending on the matrices analysed and sampling methods used. We are always using the best methods available for analysing and verifying our results and in many cases, we are using kits developed by NEOGEN.

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Allergen Testing

  • Wide variety of food matrices, CIP rinse waters and environmental swabs
  • ELISA methods
  • Control and manage allergens within your manufacturing facility

Mycotoxin Testing

  • Comprehensive range of sample matrices analysed
  • Veratox® competitive CD-ELISA assays
  • Our Mycotoxin Aqueous Extraction (MAX) method is available with our HS ELISA assays for Aflatoxin

Norovirus Testing

  • Performed using RT-PCR
  • Large scope of matrices for qualitative norovirus analysis including soft fruits, leafy greens and oysters
  • Norovirus testing available on food samples and environmental swabs

Speciation Testing

  • Identify animal species in raw or cooked products in a wide variety of food and feed matrices
  • Quantitative, or accredited qualitative, PCR testing with 0.1% sensitivity

How can we help you with your testing needs today? 

*Please note the services specified on this page are offered via our contract testing laboratory in Ayr, Scotland. For more information on our other locations or testing laboratories, please contact us through the form above.

**Please note that not all tests are accredited, view our schedule of accreditation here.

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The Dairy School • Auchincruive
Ayr, KA6 5HU • Scotland, UK
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