Microbiology Laboratory NATA accreditation scope for Beverages and Brewery

Analysis for microorganismsBeverages; Cocoa and cocoa products; Sugar productsEscherichia coli​​​​; ColiformsSpread plate – PetrifilmAOAC 051801 (in-house method M8.8.3)
  Campylobacter spp.Listeria monocytogenesListeria spp.Salmonella spp.Qualitative selective enrichmentBy the methods of – AS 5013.6, AS 5013.10, AS 5013.24.1
  Listeria spp.Salmonella spp.Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) – SOLUSBy the methods of – AFNOR SOL 37/01, AFNOR SOL 37/02
  Coliforms – ThermotolerantSpread plate – PetrifilmAFNOR 3M-01-02-09-89-C (In-house method M8.7)
  Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157; Salmonella spp.PCR – BAX SystemAOAC 2003.09, AOAC 091301, MLG 5B, MLG 5
  Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms – Thermotolerant and totalMost probable number (MPN)By the methods of –  AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15  
  Bacillus cereusListeria monocytogenesListeria spp.Pseudomonas spp.Staphylococcus spp. – Coagulase producing strainsSpread plate – Aerobic and anaerobicBy the methods of –  AS 5013.2, AS 5013.12.1, AS 5013.21, AS 5013.24.2  
  Clostridium perfringensEnterobacteriaceaeLactobacillus spp.; Anaerobes; Coliforms; Lactic acid bacteria; Plate count; Yeasts and mouldsPour plateAS 5013.4, AS 5013.5, AS 5013.16, AS 5013.29, ISO15214, ISO 21528-2, In-house method M4.1, In-house method M10.2  
  EnterobacteriaceaeEscherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Plate count; Yeasts and mouldsSpread plate – PetrifilmAFNOR 3M 01/06-09/97, AOAC 990.12, AOAC 991.14, AOAC 997.02, AOAC 998.08
  Listeria monocytogenesListeria spp.Salmonella spp.Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) – Automated (VIDAS)By the methods of –  AFNOR NF BIO-12/33-05/12, AOAC 071101,  
  Escherichia coli non O157 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145; Escherichia coli​​​​ O157 H7PCR – Assurance GDSBy the methods of –  AOAC 2005.04, AOAC 071301
 Beverages; Cocoa and cocoa products; Confectionery; Honey; Sugar productsStaphylococcus spp. – Coagulase producing strainsSpread plate – Petrifilm        AFNOR 01/19 – 04/03 (M18.8)

Microbiology Laboratory NATA accreditation scope for Beverages and brewery

Analysis for allergenic proteinsBread; Cake mix; Coconut milk;β-LactoglobulinEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house CF120
 Bread; Coconut milk; FloursCaseinEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house CF121
 Bread; Coconut milk; FloursMilk proteins – TotalEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house CF111
 Bread; Chocolate; Cookies; Muffins; Oats; Rice flour; Swabs; Wheat flourLupin allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In house method CF092
 Biscuits; Bread; Chocolate; Flours; SwabsSesame allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house method CF119
 Bread; Cake mix; Chocolate; Flours; Food coating; SwabsSoy allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house method CF110
 Bread; Cake mix; Chocolate; Flours; Sausages; SwabsGluten allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house CF040
 Bread; Cake mix; Chocolate; Flours; SwabsHazelnut allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house method CF114
 Bread; Chocolate; Flours; SwabsMacadamia allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house method CF122
 Bread; Chocolate; Flours; SwabsWalnut allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house CF115
  Egg allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house CF116
  Peanut allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house method CF112
 Bread; Chocolate; Flours; SwabsCrustacean allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house CF117
 Bread; Chocolate; SwabsAlmond allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house CF113
 Bread; Flours; SwabsMustard allergensEnzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)In-house method CF118
Analysis for antioxidants, colourants, preservatives, other additivesBread; Cereal products; Jams; Margarine; Sugar and sugar productsBenzoic acid; Sorbic acidHPLCIn-house CFH066
  Propionic acidGas chromatography (GC)in-house method CFH002
  Ascorbic acid (vitamin C)HPLCIn-house CFH061 and AOAC 967.21
Analysis for elementsBread; Grains;IodineICP-MSIn-house method ESMI
 Cereal products; Grain products; Grains; JamsCalcium; Copper; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Sodium; ZincICP-AESIn-house method ESI02 and MS016
 Cereal products; Grain products; GrainsAntimony; Arsenic; Beryllium; Cadmium; Chromium; Cobalt; Lead; Lithium; Mercury; Molybdenum; Nickel; Selenium; Silver; Thallium; Thorium; Tin; Uranium; VanadiumICP-MSIn-house method ESM02
 Grain productsAluminium; Arsenic; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Mercury; Molybdenum; Phosphorus; Potassium; Selenium; Sodium; Sulfur; ZincICP-AESIn-house ESI02;
Other elements by in-house ESI02 in accordance with MS016      
Analysis for mycotoxinsGrain products; GrainsAflatoxin B1; Aflatoxin B2; Aflatoxin G1; Aflatoxin G2; Deoxynivalenol; Fumonisin-B1; Fumonisin-B2; HT2 toxin; Nivalenol; Ochratoxin A; Patulin; T2 toxin; ZearalanoneHPLCIn-house CR060.2; other mycotoxins by in-house CR060.2 in accordance with MS016
 Grain productsAflatoxin B1; Aflatoxin B2; Aflatoxin G1; Aflatoxin G2LC-MS-MSIn-house CR060.1; Other mycotoxins by in-house CR060.a in accordance with MS016
Analysis for polyhalogenated biphenylsGrainsAroclor 1254; Aroclor 1260GC-MS; Gas chromatography (GC)In-house CR001, CR002 and CR005; Other polyhalogenated biphenyls by in-house CR001, CR002, CR005 in accordance with MS016
Analysis for residues and contaminants – Hydrocarbons, phthalates, industrial chemicalsCereal products; Confectionery10:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (10:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorododecane sulfonic acid); 4:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (4:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorohexane sulfonic acid); 6:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (6:2 FTSA); 8:2 Fluorotelomer sulfonic acid (8:2 FTSA, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecane sulfonic acid); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (EtFOSE); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (EtFOSA); N-Ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (EtFOSAA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfanamido ethanol (MeFOSE); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamide (MeFOSA); N-Methyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido acetic acid (MeFOSAA); Perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS); Perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA); Perfluorodecane sulfonic acid (PFDS); Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA); Perfluorododecane sulfonic acid (PFDoDS); Perfluorododecanoic acid (PFDoDA); Perfluoroheptane sulfonic acid (PFHpS); Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA); Perfluorohexadecanoic acid (PFHxDA); Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS); Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA); Perfluorononane sulfonic acid (PFNS); Perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA); Perfluorooctane sulfonamide (FOSA); Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS); Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA); Perfluoropentane sulfonic acid (PFPeS); Perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA); Perfluorotetradecanoic acid (PFTeDA); Perfluorotridecanoic acid (PFTrDA); Perfluoroundecanoic acid (PFUnDA)LC-HRMSIn-house PFAS (CR148); Other residues and contaminants in accordance with MS016
Analysis for vitamins              Cereal productsFolic acidLC-MSTechnique is LC-MSIn-house method CR365
Analysis of pesticide residues and contaminantsGrain products; GrainsPhosphineGC-MSIn-house method CR009
 Grains2-Aminobenzimidazole; Azoxystrobin; Bromoxynil; Carbaryl; Carbendazim; Carfentrazone ethyl; Diflufenican; Dimethoate; Napropamide; Omethoate; Pendimethalin; Piperonyl butoxide; Pymetrozine; Simazine; Spinosad; TrichlorfonGC-HRMS; GC-MS; LC-MSin-house CR003-ALD; CR006-ALD, CR015.1
  2,4,5,6-Tetrachlorobenzene-1,3-dicarbonitrile (chlorothalonil); 2-Aminobenzimidazole; 2-Methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA); Aldrin; Azamethiphos; Azoxystrobin; Bifenthrin; Bioresmethrin; Chlordane; Chlorpyrifos ethyl (chlorpyrifos); Chlorpyrifos methyl; Cypermethrin; Deltamethrin; Diazinon; Dichlorvos; Dieldrin; Diethyl-2-([dimethoxyphosphorothioyl]sulfanyl)butanedioate (maldison, malathion, carbofos, mercaptothion); Dimethoate; Endosulfan; Endosulfan sulfate; Endrin; Fenitrothion; Heptachlor; Heptachlor epoxide; Hexachlorobenzene (HCB); Methidathion; Methoxychlor; Mirex; Omethoate; Oxychlordane; Permethrin; Phorate oxone; Phosmet; Piperonyl butoxide; Pirimiphos methyl; Profenofos; Spinosad; Spinosyn A; Spinosyn D; Terbufos; Triadimefon; Trichlorfon; cis-Chlorfenvinphos (chlorfenvinphos Z); trans-Chlorfenvinphos (chlorfenvinphos E); γ-Hexachlorobenzene (γ-benzene hexachloride, γ-BHC, γ-HCB, lindane)GC-MS; GC-MS-MS; Gas chromatography (GC); LC-MS-MSin-house CR005 and CR015.1 and MS016
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristicsCereal products; ConfectioneryDietary fibre – Insoluble; Dietary fibre – Soluble; Dietary fibre – TotalGravimetricin-house method CF057 and AOAC 985.29, 993.19
 Cereal products; Confectionery; Grains; Sugar and sugar products;Sugar profileHPLCIn-house CFH001.1
 Cereal products; Confectionery;CholesterolGC-MSin-house method CFH064
 Cereal products; Confectionery;Water activityVapour pressurein-house method CF032
 Cereal productsNitrogenKjeldahlin-house method CF002.2 and CF003.2
  ProteinKjeldahlin-house method CF002.1 and CF003.1
 Cereal products;MoistureGravimetricin-house method CF005.1 and CF005.2
  FatGravimetricin-house methods CF004 and CF004.3
  AshGravimetricin-house method CF007
  Sucrose; SugarTitrationin-house method CF047
  SaltTitrationin-house method CF008.2
  Solids – TotalCalculationin-house CF006.1 and CF006.2