Food Control Laboratory

​Since the foundation of our Institute, this laboratory has provided services on the subject of foodstuff control. In our laboratory; microbiological examinations of particularly foodstuffs of animal origin, various food substances and potable water are being performed via internationally validated methods such as ISO, TSE and Bacteriological Analytical Manuel.


1-Conducting microbiological analyses of food substances.

2-Performing certain chemical analyses of food products.

3-Performing sensory and physical analyses on food products.

4-Conducting histological examination for the determination of internal organ and foreign tissue inside meat productions. (salami, sausage, fermented sausage, meatballs, etc.).

5-Performing toxicological examination related with the determination of microbial toxins in food products and determination of staphylococcal enterotoxin.

6-Performing the serological differentiation of meat type in raw meat also with the seroprecipitation method and AGID tests.

7-Producing cattle, equidae, pig and chicken precipitant sera to be used in the differentiation of non-heat treated meat and meat types.

8-Providing training to Veterinary Control and Research Institutes and Provincial Control   Laboratories with relation to subjects falling under our scope.

9-Conducting research studies on matters relating to food.


Our laboratory has been accredited by TURKAK in the subjects mentioned below under TS ISO EN 17025/2005 ;

1-Determination of Salmonella spp. in all foodstuffs

2-Determination of Listeria monocytogenes in meat and meat products

3-Coagulase Positive Staph. Count in foodstuffs

4-Aerobic Total Bacteria Count in foodstuffs

5-Determination of E. coli O157:H7 in foodstuffs

6-Determination of meat type with the ELISA Technique in Heat treated Meat and Meat Products

7-Determination of meat type with ELISA Technique in Non-Heat treated Meat and Meat Products.  


Mihriban H. AKSOY            DVM, Head of Laboratory ​

Yusuf Ziya KAPLAN             DVM, M.Sc

Seda EKİCİ                          DVM, M.Sc

Ismail KAHYAOGLU            Laboratory Asistant

Hasan AYHAN                    Worker