Quality

This section sign posts users to information on accredited laboratories, reference materials and proficiency testing schemes available for food authenticity testing:

  • Accredited laboratories: use the search function on the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to identify an accredited laboratory.
  • Reference materials: COMAR is an internet based information service that has been developed to assist users in finding the reference materials they need.
  • Proficiency testing schemes: EPTIS is a cooperation of around 40 partner organisations from all continents (most of them are national metrology institutes, testing institutes or accreditation bodies) who offer proficiency testing schemes.