Asian Dehydrated Garlic may contain sufficient added sulfites from coal fired driers to require the labeling of sulfites, a chemical that is not well tolerated by some people. The most accurate analysis for added sulfites in garlic, Reversed-Phase Ion-Pairing Liquid Chromatography with Post-Column Detection is now the method used by Eurofins.
We test for Sudan Red and several other illegal colorants! The presence of illegal dyes has been detected in certain food ingredients, particularly products that are red, orange or yellow and are sold in part based on their color, such as chili powder, paprika and chili products, a number of food products containing chili powder and Turmeric and Raw Palm Oil. These dyes include Sudan I, II, III, IV, Orange G and Red 7B, Para Red, Fast Garnet GBC base (Butter Yellow), Rhodamine B and Orange II.
Eurofins is one of only a few laboratories with the understanding of spices necessary to produce consistently accurate results. We are equipped to provide testing of Pesticides, Solvent Residues, Heavy Metals, harmful artificial colorings, Microbial testing and Foreign Materials. Our Aflatoxin HPLC method allows us to detect below one (1) ppb if required.
Talk to us about your routine product and environmental testing, too. We are expert in all of the American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) procedures that help you maintain the quality of your finished products. Our Scoville Heat testing is fast (24 hour turn around time), accurate and very competitively priced.
As an active member of the American Spice Trade Association, Eurofins strives to keep up-to-date on the analytical needs of the spice industry.
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