Shelf life of prepared meals

The shelf-life of prepared meals is assessed by performing the following microbiological analyses:

  • Aerobic microorganisms 30 °C

  • Enterobacteria

  • Bacillus Cereus (preliminary)

  • Yeasts and molds

The analyses are performed at the beginning, middle, and end of the estimated shelf life.

The price of the analysis includes three measurements. More measurement points can be added for an extra charge.

Suitable sample matrices
Most cooked food samples
Required sample quantity
3 x 300 g
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited testing laboratory
Method expert
Mirva Hirvi

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First sample (VAT 0):
554 €
Additional samples (VAT 0):
358 €per sample
If you have a large number of samples, contact us for a possible discount.

Samples are entered during checkout.

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