Approved laboratories for microbiological testing of meat and meat products

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New South Wales

BVAQ Microbiology Laboratory, NSW
Unit 3,
63-79 Parramatta Road
Gateway Business park
SILVERWATER NSW 2128

Contact: Client Services/Sales
Tel: (03) 8371 7600
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2003.09, AS 5013.10

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2003.09, AS 5013.10
Fletcher International Exports Pty Ltd
Lot 11 Yarrandale Rd
Dubbo NSW 2830

Contact: Graham Thornton
Tel: (02) 6801 3175
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Northern Cooperative Meat Company
10615 Summerland Way
Casino NSW 2470

Contact: Jessica Tunnage
Tel: (02) 6660 0738​
​Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08 and AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 071101

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08​ and AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 071101
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 121805 and AOAC 121806
Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
Redlands Rd Corowa NSW 2646

Contact: Shewli Mukerji
Tel: (02) 6033 8367
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1
Merieux NutriSciences
(Silliker Australia Pty Ltd) 

391 Park Rd
Regents Park NSW 2143

Contact: George Georgas
Tel: (02) 8718 6888
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1
Symbio Laboratories ​– Sydney
2 Sirius Road
LANE COVE WEST NSW 2066

Contact: Kashif Ahmed
Mob: 0468 967 856
Ginna Camacho
Tel: (07) 3340 5703
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12 and AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 071101

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12 and AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 071101
Listeria by NF Bio 12/33 – 05/12 E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 2005.04 AOAC 071301
Symbio Laboratories ​– Wagga Wagga
Unit 5, 10-12 Kooringal Road
WAGGA WAGGA NSW 2650

Contact: Kashif Ahmed
Mob: 0468 967 856
Ginna Camacho
Tel: (07) 3340 5703
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 (excluding confirmation), 2003.09 and AOAC 2009.03

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08 Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 (excluding confirmation)
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 071301 and AOAC 2005.04
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 (excluding confirmation), 2003.09 and AOAC 2009.03

Queensland

Australian Food Corporation
26 Coominya Connection Rd
Coominya QLD 4311

Contact: Trish Maxwell
Tel: (07) 5426 5757
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2003.09

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2003.09
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002
Biotech Laboratories
24 Hurworth Street
BOWEN HILLS QLD 4006

Contact: Glen Pinna
Tel: (07) 3847 9488
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
Biotest Laboratories Pty Ltd
2 Darnick Street
UNDERWOOD QLD 4119

Contact: Sofroni Eglezos
Tel: (07) 3841 2232
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 100701

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 100701
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 100701, MLG 5 and MLG 5B
Merieux NutriSciences
(Silliker Australia Pty Ltd )

2/120 Fison Ave
Eagle Farm QLD 4009

Contact: Wilma McDonald
Tel: (07) 3868 4010
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and AOAC 2004.06
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 2005.04 and AOAC 071301
BVAQ Microbiology Laboratory, QLD
Unit 10, 655 Toohey Road
Salisbury QLD 4107

Contact: Client Services/Sales
Tel: (03) 8371 7600
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and AOAC 2003.12
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002 , AOAC 091301, MLG 5.09, and MLG 5B
JBS - Beef City Lab
Cecil Planes Rd
Purrawunda QLD 4356

Contact: Christopher Hughes
Tel: (07) 4691 4224
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
JBS – Dinmore Lab
2 Lockway
Riverview QLD 4303

Contact: Swetha Ramaiah
Tel: (07) 3810 2146
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
John Dee Warwick Pty Ltd
Rosehill Rd
Warwick QLD 4370

Contact: Mary McArthur
(07) 4660 2274
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 999.09

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 999.09
Kilcoy Pastoral Laboratory
4830 D’Aguilar Highway
PO Box 84
KILCOY QLD 4515

Contact: Maryanne Davy
Tel: (07) 5422 4736
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 & AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03 & AS 5013.10

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 & AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03 & AS 5013.10
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 2005.04 & AOAC 071301
Oakey Beef Exports Pty Ltd
Jondaryan Road
Oakey QLD 4401

Contact: Vicki Dann
Tel: (07) 4692 0062
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 071301
Symbio Laboratories – Brisbane
52 Brandl St
Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113

Contact: Kashif Ahmed
Mob: 0468 967 856
Ginna Camacho
Tel: (07) 3340 5703
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09, AOAC 071101 and NF SOL 37/01

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09, AOAC 071101 and NF SOL 37/01
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1, AOAC 2003.12 and NF SOL 37/02
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002 , , AOAC 091301 , AOAC 071301 , AOAC 2005.04, MLG 5 and MLG 5B

South Australia

SA Analytical Laboratory Services P/L
53A Lavinia St
Athol Park SA 5012

Contact: Geoff Holds
Tel: 1300 386 811
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 & AOAC 120301

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 & AOAC 120301
Listeria AS 5013.24.1, AOAC 070401 and AOAC 996.14

Victoria

Agrifood Technology - VIC
525 Mount Derrimut Road
DERRIMUT VIC 3030

Contact: Doreen Fernandez
Tel: (03) 9742 0589
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AS 5013.15
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and UNI 03/07 – 11/13
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and UNI 03/09 – 11/13
ALS Food & Pharmaceutical
22 Dalmore Drive
SCORESBY VIC 3179

Contact: Nathalie Dunstan
Tel: (03) 8756 8111
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016, AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08, AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08 , AOAC 071101

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08, AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08, AOAC 071101
ALS Wangaratta Lab
48 Faithfull Road
Wangaratta VIC 3677

Contact: Robert Filcock
Tel: (03) 5722 2688
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AFNOR 12/16 – 09/05

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AFNOR 12/16 – 09/05
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1
Analytical Microlabs
The Geelong Hospital Bellerine St
Geelong VIC 3220

Contact: Zoltan Nack
Tel: 1300 724 961
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10

Meat & Meat Products:
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
Australian Meat Group T/A Laboratory Solutions
342 Hammond Road 
DANDENONG VIC 3175

Contact: Amanda Portelli
Tel: (03) 8329 8584
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 2009.03

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 2009.03 
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 071301 and AOAC 2005.04
BVAQ Microbiology Laboratory, VIC
Unit 3-5/352 Macaulay Road
Kensington Vic 3031.

Contact: Client Services /Sales
Tel: (03) 8371 7600
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 2003.09

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 2003.09
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002, AOAC 091301, MLG 5, MLG 5B
Greenham & Sons
cnr Finlay and Watsons Rd
Tongala VIC 3621

Contact: Abhi Satis
Tel: (03) 5859 0912
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 100201 and AOAC 2013.02

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 100201 and AOAC 2013.02
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002 , AOAC 091301, AOAC 071301 and AOAC 101502
Midfield Meat International
McMeekin Rd
Warrnambool VIC 3280

Contact: Tony Beadle
Tel: (03) 5562 1644
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03
Nav Labs Pty Ltd
4/100-104 Pipe Road
Laverton VIC 3026

Contact: Harjinder Singh
Tel: (03) 9369 3313
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by Petrifilm AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 071101

Meat & Meat Products:

APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 071101
Listeria by Bio 12/33 – 05/12
Merieux NutriSciences
(Silliker Australia Pty Ltd)

20 King St
Blackburn VIC 3130

Contact: Elias Lye/Melinda Skipper
Tel: (03) 8878 2100
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Listeria by AOAC 2004.06, AOAC 999.06 & AS 5013.24.1
Symbio Laboratories - Melbourne
Unit 36
640-680 Geelong Road
Brooklyn VIC 3012

Contact: Kashif Ahmed
Mob: 0468 967 856
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 071101

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 071101
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and NF Bio 12/33-05/12
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 2005.04 and AOAC 071301
Wodonga Rendering Pty Ltd
54 Kelly St
Wodonga VIC 3690

Contact: Joshua Bella
Tel: (02) 6055 0298
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08

Western Australia

Agrifood Technology - VIC
38 Clarke Cres
Bibra Lake WA 6000

Contact: Doreen Fernandez
Tel: (03) 9742 0589
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12, AS 5013.5
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 051303

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 051303
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and AOAC 071304
Fletcher International (WA)
Lot 520 Settlement Rd
Narrikup WA 6326

Contact: Meena Goatley
Tel: (08) 9892 4000
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
BVAQ Microbiology Laboratory, WA
Unit 2, 26 Ilda Road
Canning Vale WA 6155

Contact: Client Services /Sales
Tel: (03) 8371 7600
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5 and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09, AFNOR 12/16-09/05

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5 and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14, AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09, AFNOR 12/16-09/05
Listeria by AOAC 2003.12
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002, AOAC 091301
ProMicro Pty Ltd
46-48 Banksia Road
Welshpool WA 6106

Contact: Wafa Hanna
Tel: (08) 6253 4444
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 2016.01

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 2016.01
Merieux NutriSciences
(Silliker Australia Pty Ltd)

181 Claisebrook Rd
Perth WA 6000

Contact: Lucy Evans
Tel: (08) 9227 6499

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016, AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08, AOAC 2013.01

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016, AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08, AOAC 2013.01
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1, AOAC 2004.06 and AOAC 999.06

E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002, AOAC 091301

Symbio Laboratories - Perth
Unit 2, 2 – 4 Mallaig Way
CANNING VALE WA 6155

Contact: Kashif Ahmed
Mob: 0468 967 856
Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016 and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2009.03 and AFNOR 37/01

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016 and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2009.03 and AFNOR 37/01
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and AFNOR 37/02
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 2005.04 and AOAC 071301

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