Ensuring high-quality food products and safety
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University has a very sophisticated food testing lab called Centre for Food Testing, which provides quality analytical services to Indian food industries. It is dedicated to determining whether or not a food product contains any contaminant like salmonella, metals, e-Coli bacteria, additives, preservatives, cleaning agents, etc. that can be hazardous to health.
This lab ensures high-quality food and the protection of public health. It also undertakes accurate chemical tests of pharmaceutical products and water to detect hazardous elements in them. It uses advanced methods and tools to perform food testing. After giving an authenticity check, it provides accurate information about the quality and nutritional value of food to ensure the safety of the food consumed.
The state-of-the-art infrastructure of the food testing lab is equipped with all the latest equipment and instruments. The lab has competent manpower. They apply the latest scientific and technical knowledge to the food testing process to get quick, accurate, and reliable analytical results. The testing methods that they follow in chemical and biological testing of food products to achieve food safety goals are of national and international standards.
Since 2014, the lab has been providing services to farmers and exporters to check the quality of fresh fruits and vegetables for export purposes. It also focuses on method development and validation for pharmaceutical drugs.