The Microbiology Unit of the Centre provides a monitoring
service of food for bacterias including Salmonella, Clostridia and Listeria.
Campylobacter testing of meat samples is also offered.
A monitoring role is provided in the Irish National Residue Plan under EU legislation which is concerned with food safety.
This laboratory testing is performed to tight deadlines with short turnaround times. Food safety testing is also carried out as part of a Food
Safety Monitoring programme.