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Meat and Fish Scheme - (QMAS)

EPTIS factsheet 127280 | Last revision 2017-04-20 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts127280 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts127280

PT provider
PT provider LGC Standards Proficiency Testing LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks
Keywords
Product groups Consumer products
Food and drink
Laboratory / scientific equipment
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Dried/cured meat Energy -
Fat -
Carbohydrate -
Total Sugars -
Dietary Fiber -
Protein -
Salt -
Ash -
Moisture -
Sodium (Na) -
Phosphate (PO4 3-) -
pH -
Precooked/raw/processed meat Energy -
Fat -
Carbohydrate -
Total Sugars -
Dietary Fiber -
Protein -
Salt -
Ash -
Moisture -
Sodium (Na) -
Calcium (Ca) -
Potassium (K) -
Phosphate (PO4 3-) -
pH -
Processed meat Hydroxyproline -
Total Fat -
Saturates -
Mono-unsaturates -
Poly-unsaturates -
Total Trans Fatty Acids -
Fish, muscle Fat -
Protein -
Salt -
Ash -
Moisture -
pH -
Shellfish Total Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Lead (Pb) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Phosphorus (P) -
Fish Muscle Total Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Lead (Pb) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Phosphorus (P) -
Meat Muscle Total Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Lead (Pb) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Meat Authenticity (Analytes vary each round) Authenticity/identification -
Beef (bovine) -
Sheep/Lamb (ovine) -
Pork (porcine) -
Horse (equine) -
Chicken -
Fish species identification DNA Identification (Each sample may be contaminated with one of the following species) -
Atlantic mackerel, (Scomber scombrus) -
Coley, (Pollachius virens) -
Haddock, (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) -
Pangasius, (Pangasius bocourti) -
Pangasius, (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) -
Plaice, (Pleuronectes platessa) -
Pollock, (Pollachius pollachius) -
Pollock, (Pollachius virens) -
Pink salmon, (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) -
Rainbow trout, (Oncorhynchus mykiss) -
Skipjack tuna, (Katsuwonus pelamis) -
Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) -
Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) -
Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) -
Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) -
Whiting, (Merlangius merlangus) -
Meat, lyophilised Preservatives -
Nitrate (NO3-) -
Nitrite (NO2-) -
Fish, muscle Histamine -
Total volatile nitrogen (TVN) -
Trimethylamine (TMA) -
Prawns, muscle Veterinary Drug Residues -
Chloramphenicol (CAP) -
Beef, muscle β-agonists -
Ractopamine (RAC) -
Meat, lyophilised (Microbiology) Total aerobic mesophilic count -
Enumeration -
Enterobacteriaceae -
Coliforms -
Escherichia Coli -
Clostridium Perfringens -
Sulphite-reducing clostridia -
Coagulase positive staphylococci -
Pseudomonas -
Lactic acid bacteria -
Yeast -
Mould -
Detection -
Salmonella species -
Listeria Monocytogenes -
Campylobacter species -
Escherichia coli O157 (non-toxigenic strain) -
Fish/Shellfish, lyophilised Total aerobic mesophilic count -
Enumeration -
Enterobacteriaceae -
Escherichia coli -
Coagulase Positive Staphylococci -
Detection -
Salmonella species -
Vibrio species -
Vibrio parahaemolyticus -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 Please see current application form and scheme description for accredited and non-accredited status of test materials and analytes.

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depending on samples taken
Regularly operated Yes (6 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation 2000
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green,
BL9 0AP Bury Lancashire
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: http://www.lgcstandards.com http://www.lgcstandards.com
Mr Savvas Xystouris
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Email: savvas.xystouris@lgcgroup.com savvas.xystouris@lgcgroup.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21