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Welcome To Nav Labs (Aus)

Food Testing Laboratory with Value Added Services

From Monday 22nd April 2019 we are moving to new address:

4/100 Pipe Road, Laverton North Vic 3026.

The food testing laboratory was established to provide a complete range of services to food businesses. Food business objective is to ensure that manufactured food is of highest quality, legal to sell and safe for consumption. The testing ensures product quality, safety, meets legal requirements and evaluates plant hygiene. The laboratory has wide range of approved food testing methods and techniques for the best results. We are continuing adding new technologies into our scope.

Our mission is to provide a value added service to businesses those have limited QA resources in-house. We have highly qualified microbiologists and consultants with wide experience in food industry and food testing knowledge. Our services are tailored to meet your requirements, delivering high quality results and best customer service. Nav Labs (Aus) has a close relationship with SFSS Certification Australia who assists food businesses with the food safety certification needs.

The food testing laboratory has rigorous quality control procedures to ensure that the analysis is done with highest confidence and valid results are reported. The facility is managed by highly qualified Laboratory Manager and management system is accredited as per NATA’s ISO/IEC 17025:2005 -Testing requirements.

Food testing laboratory services include food pathogen testing, quality indicators, carcass swab testing ESAM, shelf life evaluation, organoleptic evaluation, cleaning verification, environmental swab testing, new product development, label review, challenge testing, allergen testing etc.

We are providing consulting services for industries like fresh produce & manufactured salads, dairy processing, meat & poultry small-goods manufacturing, cook chill processing, abattoirs, further meat processing, retail butcher shop, retail seafood shop and pet meat processing plants. We engage highly qualified and experienced experts to work on consulting projects. Food Safety Programs are developed and implemented in processing facility as per regulatory requirements. We also arrange independent auditors for compliance audits such as Food Act 1984 for Class 1 and Class 2 food premises and PrimeSafe compliance audits for meat and seafood facilities.

We test RTE meat for Listeria Management Program, water activity, pH, nitrites, mould in dry aged beef, TVC, E coli, Coliforms, Salmonella, Listeria, Coagulase +ve staph, Enterobacteriaceae, Yeast and Moulds, Allergens. Check PrimeSafe website for more information on meat testing requirements.

Nav Labs (Aus) complies with NATA’s ISO/IEC 17025:2005 – Testing.
For more information on our services, please call us on
03 9369 3313 or 0411 717 838 or email us on info@navlabs.com.au



What is Listeria Monocytogenes?L. monocytogenes is a Gram-positive, non-spore forming rod-shaped bacterium. It belongs to the genus Listeria along with L. ivanovii, L. innocua, L. welshimeri, L. selligeri and L. Grayi. Of these species, only L. monocytogenes causes illness humans

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