GNHI accredited laboratories provide food microbiology and chemistry testing services for food industry.

Specifically, GNHI offers food safety laboratory services for microbiological and chemical testing of food (including baby formulas), food materials and ingredients, such as:

  • Meat and meat products (including poultry products)

  • Eggs and egg products

  • Fish, seafood, and seafood products

  • Milk and milk products (including dry whole milk, and milk containing products)

  • Nuts, kernels and processed products, e.g. flours

·        Almonds

·        Hazelnuts

·        Walnuts

·        Pistachios

·        Brazil nuts

·        Peanuts, groundnuts

·        Cashew

·        Pecan nuts

·        Coconuts

·        Composite products

·        Dried fruits, e.g.

o   Apricots

o   Plums

o   Figs

o   Raisins, sultanas, currants

o   Dates

o   Apples

o   Pears

o   Peaches

o   Candied fruits

o   Goji berries

o   Exotic fruits

  • Nonalcoholic and weak alcoholic beverages and products

  • All types of fruit and vegetables and their composite products

  • Flavorings and food additives

  • Tea, coffee, cacao, chocolate and their products

  • Cereal and cereal products

  • Bakery-pastry products and ingredients

  • Pasta, and ready-to-eat food products

GNHI laboratory food testing services also include, but not limited to, organoleptic, gravimetric, titrimetric alkalinity, colorimetric, and ELISA tests for a broad spectrum of food items, which include, but not limited to, most of the above food and food products, ready-to-eat food, canned food, food plant oils, margarines, fruits, vegetables, grains, and food yeast.

GNHI performs food testing in compliance with:

  • The Georgian Law “Food/Feed Safety, Veterinary, and Plant Protection Code”

  • Resolution No. 301 of the Government of Georgia: Technical regulation – on the provision of food information to consumers

  • Decree No. 499 of the Government of Georgia: Technical regulation-on approval of the rule concerning the performance of analytical methods and the interpretation of results for investigating certain substances and residues thereof in live animals and in food of animal origin

  • Resolution No. 623 of the Government of Georgia of December 29, 2016, Technical regulation-on approval of maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin

  • Resolution No. 639 of the Government of Georgia: Technical regulation on pharmacologically active substances, their classification and maximum residue limits in foodstuffs of animal origin

  • Resolution No. 497 of the Government of Georgia on approval of the methods of sampling and analysis for the determination of mycotoxins in foodstuffs

  • Resolution No. 547 of the Government of Georgia on the methods of sampling and analysis for the control of levels of microelements and contaminants in foodstuffs