Laboratories and Analysts under the Food Act 2001

The Food Act 2001 (the Act) provides for the approval by SA Health of laboratories and analysts for the purpose of carrying out analysis of food under the Act.

SA Health must maintain a list of approved laboratories and analysts, which is publically available. The list of approved laboratories and analysts in South Australia is provided below.

Laboratories are approved on the basis of accreditation received from the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA). Approval has been made conditional on the laboratories retaining this accreditation.

Analysts are approved on the basis that they are authorised to release test results as per ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Field Application Document issued by NATA. Approval has been made conditional on the analysts retaining employment with the laboratories identified above.

Applying to be an approved laboratory or analyst

To apply to become an approved laboratory or analyst, please complete:

All applications and supporting documents can be forwarded:

SA Health
Food and Controlled Drugs Branch
Citi Centre Building
11 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000

Or

PO Box 6 Rundle Mall Adelaide SA 5001

Outcomes

If approval is granted, written approval will be given to the applicant setting out any conditions to which the approval is subject. An approval remains in force until it is cancelled.

Approved laboratories and analysts


Dairy Technical Services (DTS) Food Assurance

Postal addess: Dairy Technical Services (DTS) Food Assurance, Unit 3, 63-71 Boundary Road, North Melbourne, VIC 3051

Phone: (03) 8371 7600

Email: quality@dtsfoodassurance.com.au

Analysts:

  • Allan Gunn
  • Anuja Vasu
  • Anuradha Mani
  • Bina Rajesh
  • Craig Rushby
  • Delwisa Vidal
  • Dennis Cheang
  • Di Shen
  • Judy Zhang
  • Kathleen Cleary
  • Lee Kennedy
  • Leonard Davies
  • Manpreet Kalsi
  • Nadia Brooker
  • Paul Lawicki
  • Sahmya Kunnath
  • Sujith Perera
  • Vivienne Matthews
  • Wendy Zheng

National Measurement Institute

Postal address: National Measurement Institute, 1/153 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207

Phone: (03) 9644 4888

Email: food@measurement.gov.au

Analysts:

  • Dean Clark
  • Devika Kodituwakku
  • Dianne Hillsley
  • George Dabos
  • Hao Nguyen
  • Hemma Matampally
  • Jason Lu
  • Katherine Stockham
  • Leo De Mal
  • Louise Stevenson
  • Michelle Orlinski
  • Munifa Puente
  • Norbert Strobel
  • Nunzio Limongiello
  • Paul Adorno
  • Saman Buddhadasa
  • Sebastian Barone
  • Tim Stobaus
  • Van Duc Do

SA Pathology

Postal address: SA Pathology, Food and Environmental Laboratory, PO Box 14 Rundle Mall, SA 5000

Phone: (08) 8222 3000

Analysts:

Salmonella Reference Laboratory Australia (SRL)

Postal address: Salmonella Reference Laboratory Australia (SRL), Women's and Children's Hospital, 4th floor Rieger Building, King William Road, North Adelaide SA 5006

Phone: (08) 8161 7483

Analysts:

Symbio Laboratories

Postal address: 2 Sirius Road, Lane Cove West NSW 2066

Phone: 1300 703 166

Analysts: