Food Testing Laboratory

 The Department of Food Safety is equipped with three Government Analytical Food Testing Laboratories situated at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode respectively. All the Labs are technically competent and committed to monitoring the Safety and Quality of Food Products by making use of State-of-the-Art equipment and Testing Methods that have been developed and validated to the best practice standards.  

All the three Laboratories are accredited by NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration of Laboratories) to conduct the analyses of Food Articles and Ingredients and provide scientifically valid data that help in the Monitoring, Regulation and Enforcement of Food Safety in the State.

The Department of Food Safety has a  District Food Testing Laboratory at Pathanamthitta that functions exclusively for testing Vazhipadu/Prayer articles for Sabarimala Pilgrimage.

The Department of Food Safety has also established two Mobile Food Testing Laboratories that are equipped to conduct tests on Milk, Water, Food Colours and Edible oils.

The services of all the Labs can be availed by the Public on payment of the prescribed fee fixed by the Government.

Food Categories that can be analysed in the Laboratories are as follows:

S.No: Food Category
1 Milk and Milk Products
2 Spices and Condiments
3 Tea, Coffee and Beverages
4 Oil and Confectionery
5 Water- Drinking Water, Mineral Water, Packaged Drinking Water
6 Prepared Foods
7 Test Check - Meat 

 

Contact us:

 

Sl.No:

Name of the Official

Designation

Official Address

Phone No:

1.

Sri. Moni M

Deputy Director PFA

Office of the Commissioner of Food Safety, Thycaud PO., Thiruvananthapuram

0471-2322833
8086091923

2.

Sri. S T Thankachan

Chief Government Analyst

Government Analyst’s Laboratory , Patoor, Thiruvananthapuram

0471-2472192
8943346180

3.

Smt. Saradamani CP

Government Analyst

Government Analyst’s Laboratory , Patoor, Thiruvananthapuram

0471-2472192
9446550280

4.

Smt. Jaya I

Government Analyst

Government Analyst’s Laboratory , Patoor, Thiruvananthapuram

0471-2472192

5.

Smt. Sreekumari P

Government Analyst

Regional Analyst’s Laboratory, Kakkanad, Ernakulam

0484-2422218
8943341534

6.

Smt. Manjudevi P

Government Analyst

Regional Analyst’s Laboratory, Malaparamba ,Kozhikode

04952371101
8943341533

7.

Sri. Sreekumar G

Research Officer

District food Testing Laboratory
Kozhencherry, Pathanamthitta

 9846444767

 

Address 
Commissioner of Food Safety
Thaycud.P.O,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695014

Telephones
Ph: 0471-2322833, 2322844
Fax: 0471-2322855
Email : foodsafetykerala@gmail.com


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