Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Site

Cairns Microbiological Laboratory

Accreditation No.

97

Site No.

15138

Date of Accreditation

12 May 2003

Address

21 Redden Street, Portsmith
Cairns, QLD 4870
Australia

daf.qld.gov.au/business-priorities/agriculture/rde/food-testing-facility

Contact

Dr Brett Wedding P: +61 (07) 42418228

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for microorganisms Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Frozen prepared meals; Fruit and fruit products; Honey; Meat and meat products; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic by the method of
AS 5013.29
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Honey; Meat and meat products; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar and sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Plate count Spread plate - Petrifilm by the method of
AOAC 986.33
AOAC 989.10
AOAC 990.12
Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains Spread plate - Petrifilm by the method of
AOAC 2003.07
AOAC 2003.08
AOAC 2003.11
Yeasts and moulds Spread plate - Petrifilm by the method of
AOAC 997.02
Salmonella spp. Qualitative selective enrichment AS 5013.10
Beverages; Cereal products; Confectionery; Crustaceans; Dairy products; Edible fats and oils; Eggs and egg products; Fish; Food additives; Fruit and fruit products; Honey; Meat and meat products; Molluscs (including shell); Nuts and nut products; Poultry and poultry products; Sugar products; Vegetables and vegetable products Coliforms Spread plate - Petrifilm By the methods of -
AOAC 986.33, AOAC 989.10
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Spread plate - Aerobic and anaerobic

By the method of:

AOAC 991.14
AOAC 998.08

Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Enrichment

By the method of:

AS 5013.24.1

Plate count Pour plate

By the method of:

AS 5013.5


Listeria monocytogenes; Listeria spp. Molecular By the method of - AFNOR 3M 01/04-05/16
Salmonella spp. Molecular By the method of - AFNOR 3M 01/16-11/16
Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

By the method of:

AS 5013.3
AS 5013.9
AS 5013.15

Potable waters Plate count Pour plate

By the method of:

AS 4276.3.1

Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Coliforms - Thermotolerant Most probable number (MPN)

By the method of:

AS 4276.6

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