Food Testing

Processed Foods (Herbs, Spices and Condiments)

Testing of processed foods and condiments for residues for compliance or for labelling purposes

We regularly test Herbs, Spices and Condiments for pesticide contamination, heavy metals and for true nutritional content.  Our laboratory is IANZ accredited to perform this work and we regularly review and develop methods to meet new requirements in this area.


About this Testing

Processed foods and condiments are tested for compliance to maximum residue levels (MRLs). Testing for nutritional panel is carried out for compliance to labelling.

The main types of test that we provide on sample types are as follows:

  • Multi residue GC Test
  • LCMSMS1 multiresidue test
  • Heavy metals
  • Elements
  • Nutritional Panel


Guides and Supporting Information

For information about the testing of food samples for microbiological lifeforms


Contact Us

Freephone 0508 HILL LAB (44 555 22) or email