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Collections Services

Northern Hygiene Laboratories Ltd operate a fleet of refrigerated vehicles for the collection of samples from clients' premises. These vehicles collect samples regularly from areas such as Boston, Sheffield, Manchester and Newcastle

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Reporting Services

Northern Hygiene Laboratories Ltd report the results of the tests they undertake in a style and format, and at a time, determined by the client. This can range from a single final report by post to a daily digital interim update and final results by email.

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Food Microfacts

A series designed to inform those associated with food production about the key facts of food microbiology and testing. Below you will find a link to any previous issues you may have missed

Our Accreditations

Defra Approved

Northern Hygiene Laboratories Ltd is approved by Defra for statutory microbiological testing of samples as required under legislation such as The Animal By-Products Regulations (2011), The Control of Salmonella in Poultry Order (2007) and The Control of Salmonella in Broiler Flocks Order (2009) as well as under the requirements of The Poultry Health Scheme.

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UKAS Accredited

Northern Hygiene Laboratories Ltd is accredited by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to ISO 17025 for the testing of food swabs, primary production and waters

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Tesco and M&S

Northern Hygiene Laboratories Ltd is approved by Tesco and M&S through the Retailer Supplementary Audit scheme (RSA Scheme) which is developed by Campden BRI to ensure that its products are tested using the most appropriate, sensitive and up-to-date methods. Approval is renewed annually by Campden BRI Limited.

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