Food & Agriculture Product Testing

Herbs, Spices & Condiments Testing

Doctors’ Analytical Laboratories provides fast, accurate, and comprehensive testing solutions for Herbs,Spices & Condiments products, for safety and regulatory needs, we conduct testing in accordance with the most recent Food Safety and Standard Regulations (FSSR), SPICEBOARD and global regulatory requirements

Test Parameters

  • Physical & General Analysis (extraneous matter (organic & inorganic), insects & molds, living & dead insects, rodent contamination, insect fragments, added colouring matter, etc.)
  • Chemical Analysis (sulfites (as SO2), phosphates (as phosphorus), moisture, volatile oil content (dry basis), ash (dry basis), ash insoluble in dil. HCl (dry basis), mineral oil, etc.)
  • Nutritional Analysis & Labelling (energy, protein, carbohydrates, cholesterol, etc.)
  • Fatty acid profile (SFA, MUFA and PUFA) & Trans fatty acids
  • Naturally Occurring Toxic Substances (Agaric acid, Hydrocyanic acid, Hypercine and Safrole)
  • Vitamins (A, B2)
  • Minerals (calcium, magnesium, sodium, zinc, etc.)
  • Mycotoxins (total aflatoxin, aflatoxin B1, aflatoxin B2, etc.)
  • Heavy metal residues (lead, tin, arsenic, copper, cadmium, etc.)
  • Melamine
  • Additives (ascorbyl palmitate, acesulfame K, BHA, BHT, neotame, sorbates, etc.)
  • Pesticide Residues
  • Shelf life Testing
  • Microbiological parameters (total plate count, total coliform count, yeast and mould count, salmonella and shigella, E. coli, etc.)
  • ETO and ECH Testing
  • Sensory Evaluation