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The FNRI Service Laboratory

Accredited ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for biochemical, microbiological and chemical testing by the Philippine Accreditation Office (PAO)
Recognized by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) for microbiological, chemical analyses, nutrition labeling and food fortification components
Recognized by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) for microbiological and chemical analyses of marine food products
Equipped with modern instruments: HPLC, AAS, GC, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer 
DOST focal agency on nutrition labeling
The only Philippine laboratory that analyzes serum/plasma Vitamin A and UIE

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FNRI Service Laboratory’s vision is to be the premier Philippine laboratory for chemical, microbiological and biochemical analyses of food/functional food, feed, water quality and safety, and biological samples, that is comparable with international laboratories

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FNRI Service Laboratory’s mission is to protect customer health and national economy through quality assured laboratory data generation
FNRI Service Laboratory is committed to deliver high quality and timely laboratory testing and consultation services, to the customer’s satisfaction while promoting personnel advancement and safe working environment using internationally accepted standards and/or practices

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Chemical Testing

1. Nutrient/Nutrition Labeling

Moisture
Total fat
Crude protein
Ash
Total Dietary Fiber
Total Carbohydrate & Energy
Total Sugars
Sodium
Potassium
Iron
Calcium
Zinc
Iodine
Vitamin A
β-carotene
Ascorbic Acid
Fatty Acids
trans-fatty acids
Cholesterol
Folic Acid
Computation and Drafting of
Nutrition Facts

 2. Toxicants/Contaminants

Arsenic, Mercury, Cadmium, Lead

 * - For ISO Accreditation

** Not ISO accredited

Biological Testing

1. FOOD

Aerobic Plate Count (APC)
Yeast and Mold Count
Coliform Count
Escherichia Coli Detection/Count
Bacillus aureus Count
Salmonella sp. Detection
Staphylococcus aureus Count
Listeria monocytogenes Detection*
Commercial sterility*

2. WATER

Heterotrophic Plate Count
Total Coliform Count
Fecal Coliform Count
Escherichia coli Count

* - For ISO Accreditation

Physico-Chemical Testing

pH
Titratable Acidity (TA)
Peroxide value (PV) (oil)
Free Fatty Acids (oil)
Color
Viscosity
Water activity (Aw)

Research and Consultancy

- Microbiological Analysis of Food Pathogens
- Microbiological Analysis of Food/Drinking Water
- Computation and Drafting of Nutrition Labeling
- Nutrient Analysis of Food
- Measurement Uncertainty computation on Chemical and Microbiological Parameters
- Method Validation on Chemical Analysis
- Compliance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005
- Management and Technical Requirements
- Layouting of Chemical and Microbiological Laboratories

 

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