Approved laboratories for microbiological testing of meat and meat products

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New South Wales

DTS Food Laboratories, NSW
3 Gateway Business park
63-79 Parramatta Road
SILVERWATER NSW 2128

Contact: Client Services/Sales
Tel: (03) 8371 7600

Meat Surfaces:
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2003.09

Meat & Meat Products:
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2003.09

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

​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 2013.02
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08​ and AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2013.02
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002 and AOAC 091301

Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
Redlands Rd Corowa NSW 2646
Contact: Vaibhav Gole
Tel: (02) 6033 8367

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
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
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1

Silliker Australia Pty Ltd
391 Park Rd
Regents Park NSW 2143
Contact: Selina Begum
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 031002 and AOAC 091301 , 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: Danielle Burgiss
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: Naomi Ross
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

Silliker Australia Brisbane Lab
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

DTS Food Laboratories, QLD
1-2/148 Tennyson Memorial Av
Tennyson QLD 4105
Contact: Client Services/Sales
Tel: (03) 8371 7600

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
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
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

Oakey Beef Exports Pty Ltd
Jondaryan Road
Oakey QLD 4401
Contact: Tanya Fraser
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/L53 Lavinia St
Athol Park SA 5012
Contact: Sam Shyamlal
Tel: (08) 8341 2533

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: Stewart Short
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

DTS Food Laboratories, VIC
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 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 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002

Greenham & Sons
cnr Finlay and Watsons Rd
Tongala VIC 3621
Contact: Willie Rijnbeek
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
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002 , AOAC 091301 and AOAC 071301

Midfield Meat International
McMeekin Rd
Warrnambool VIC 3280
Contact: Mandy Smart
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

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

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 Jon Hayes
Tel: (02) 6055 0305

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

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

DTS Food Assurance, 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 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 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 031208
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 031208

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
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 AS 5013.24.1, AOAC 2004.06 and AOAC 999.06

Symbio Laboratories - Perth
2/20 Milford Street
EAST VICTORIA PARK WA 6101
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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