Food & Feed

Microbiological food spoilage and food poisoning are two of the major concerns for food industries. Preventing food poisoning and reducing spoilage are an important part of product development and quality assurance.

We provide high quality microbiological testing services with accredited test methods as well as professional accreditations such as:

  • Panel Laboratory – Ministry of Health Malaysia, Food Safety & Quality Division
  • Registered Food Analysts- Malaysia Food Analyst Act 2011 Section 18
  • Panel Laboratory – Ministry of Agriculture Republic of Indonesia, Fresh Food of Plant Origin (FFPO)

At Allied Chemists, we can help to implement comprehensive food safety and quality strategies and achieve compliance with local, national and international regulations.

Besides routine microbiological analysis to determine the levels of microorganisms in foods, we can identify what the organisms are, and whether they will affect the shelf-life of the food, as well as investigating the source of contamination.

Allied Chemists offers microbiological testings for a wide range of food products:

Bakery & Pastry

Biscuit & Cookie

Canned Food

Cereal Product

Cocoa Product


Drink & Beverage

Dairy Product


Jam & Pudding




Snack Food

Spice & Herb

Sweets & Candy



Nuts Product


Test Parameters:

The testings mentioned below are carried out in accordance with HACCP, ensuring that your Food Safety Management, Preventative Management and Product Sampling are all meeting the required standards.


  • Salmonella Spp
  • Vibrio Cholerae
  • Listeria Monocytogenes
  • Vibrio Parahaemolyticus
  • Shigella Spp


  • Acid Producing Microorganisms
  • Clostridium Perfringenes
  • Bacillus Cereus
  • Mesophilic Aerobic Sporeformers
  • Enterobacter Sakazakii
  • Coliform
  • Mesophilic Anaerobic Sporeformers
  • Lipolytic Microorganisms
  • E.coli
  • Thermophilic Aerobic Sporeformers
  • Rope Sporeformer
  • Enterococci
  • Thermophilic Anaerobic Sporeformers
  • Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
  • Faecal Coliform
  • Thermophilic Flat Sour Sporeformer
  • Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Lactobacillus
  • Thermophilic Bacteria Count
  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Total Plate Count
  • Yeast (Preservative resistant)
  • Howard Mould Count
  • Yeast & Mould
  • Osmophilic Yeast & Mould
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria

Reference Methods:

  • FDA-BAM- U.S Food & Drug Administration Bacteriological Analytical Manual
  • APHA Compendium – Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods
  • ISO – International Organization for Standardization

Compliances & Regulatory:

Allied Chemists food safety microbiological testing services are able to help our clients for the statutory compliances and regulatory requirements:

  • Malaysia – Malaysia Food Act 1983 (Act 281) & Regulations
  • ANZFA – Australia New Zealand Food Authority
  • EFSA – European Food Safety Authority
  • AVA Singapore – Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore