Food Testing Services:

Microbiological food testing to detect food borne pathogens and spoilage organisms can ensure the continued safety of your food products. W A F A is the food industry’s leading microbiology testing partner for Food Quality Testing. We understand that the risk of microbiological contamination is a constant challenge for many businesses within the food industry. Our food microbiology testing laboratory can help you to meet regulatory requirements and protect your brand.

W A F A microbiologists apply their expert understanding of food matrices and regulatory requirements to perform tests according to test methods set by APHA, ISO, FDA-BAM, EPA, OSHA and USDA. Our food testing lab can also perform analyses according to client-specific standards, as required. Using our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, our microbiologists accurately test for the full range of potentially harmful food-borne micro-organisms, including pathogens like Salmonella, E.coli and Listeria, along with spoilage organisms such as Yeasts and Moulds.

Accelerated Stability Testing And Shelf Life Testing

The shelf life testing of a product must be backed by reputable data in order to meet the requirements of regulatory body and retail partners. W A F A delivers the highest levels of analytical quality and service, coupled with years of experience in shelf life determinations across wide variety of product types and deliver trusted results. We are performing following testing protocol to ensure products remain fresh and safe. Shelf Life study is important factor for food quality and standard.

  • Microbiology (mold growth, aerobic bacteria, pathogenic organisms)
  • Water activity and pH (changes over time which could result in microbial susceptibility)
  • Rancidity (Oxidation of fats & oils)
  • Label Claims (Degradation of vitamins, nutraceutical active ingredients, and other unstable compounds, as well as loss or gain of moisture)
  • Organoleptic (Monitoring of color, texture, aroma, packaging, and/or taste as the product ages).

Nutritional Analysis/Labeling of food products in the market is becoming a regulatory requirement for many countries especially in UAE. At W A F A we provide dietary content of food and food products for Nutritional Labeling.


We at W A F A, conform to the most stringent industry standards to ensure the integrity of your data. Therefore you can protect your consumers and business at the same time by meeting food safety requirements with microbiological testing from W A F A Biological Laboratory.

Food Categories Covered

  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Grains and Cereals
  • Seafood
  • Meat and Poultry
  • Processed, Canned and Frozen Foods
  • Dairy
  • Baked Goods
  • Confectionary and Chocolate
  • Herbs and Spices
  • Oils and Fats
  • Pet Food
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Dietary and Nutritional Supplements

Testing Services Offered

  • Microbiology Testing for all types of Food
  • Nutrient values Testing for all types of Food
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Compressed Air Hygiene testing
  • (TBC, Yeast & Mold) for packaging companies
  • Environmental Monitoring swab/Air For Food
  • Manufacturing/Production Industry
  • Nutrition Labeling
  • Shelf Life Study

Our Clients

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Food Manufacturing Industry
  • Bakeries
  • Food Packaging Industry
  • Beverages Industry