Analytical testing fields

Valuation of marketability with a declaration verification

Contact person
Cornelia Weise
Phone +49 33200 89-349

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Svenja Weiß
Phone +49 33200 89-140

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Testing of food and feed ingredients and nutrients

  • Protein, amino acids (free and hydrolysed), fat, fatty acids, fat key figures
  • Digestible and indigestible carbohydrates (ballast substances according to AOAC/ §64 LFGB/ ICC, pentosane, inulin, low molecular ballast substances-NDO)
  • Water, mineral substances, preservatives, ß-glucan, sugar (mono-, di-, polysaccharides)

Contact person
Svenja Weiß
Phone +49 33200 89-140

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Cornelia Weise
Phone +49 33200 89-349

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Analysis of contaminants, residues and undesirable substances

  • Heavy metals (Pb, Cd, Hg etc.)
  • Plant protection active substances (pesticides) including polar compounds (glyphosat, ethephon, chlormequat, mepiquat)
  • Mycotoxins: ergot alkaloids, aflatoxin, ochratoxin A, fumonisine, zearalenon, DON, DON derivatives, T-2-/HT-2 toxins, alternaria toxins
  • Acrylamide, 3-MCPD-fatty acid ester, 2-MCPD-fatty acid ester, PAH, mineral oil hydrocarbons, softeners, pyrrolizidine alkaloids

Contact person
Doreen Schwarzkopf
Phone +49 33200 89-279

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Dr. rer. nat.
David Schröter
Phone +49 33200 89-266

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Kristin Gödeke
Phone +49 33200 89-263

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Special proteins (Proteomics)

  • Authenticity testing of cereals
  • Detection of technical enzymes

Contact person
Luise Frick
Phone +49 33200 89-136

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Phillis Wieland
Phone +49 33200 89-268

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Molecular biological and microbiological tests

  • Microbiological status (approval according to §44 Infection Protection Act for working with pathogenic germs).
  • Analysis of production and process water
  • Process hygiene controls
  • Identification of microorganism
  • Preservation load test, inhibition test
  • Detection of GMO, animal species and allergens by qPCR & ELISA

Contact person Molecular biology
Dr. rer. nat.
Marion Mägdefrau
Phone +49 33200 89-347

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Contact person Microbiology
Michael Kliefoth
Phone +49 33200 89-259

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Testing of medicinal and spice plants and essential oils

  • Essential oil in accordance with Ph.Eur, GMP, LFGB
  • Individual and main component analysis of essential oils (GC/FID, GC/MS)
  • Active substance testing in accordance with Ph.Eur. (Thymol, carvacrol, fenchon, estragol, valerenic acid, rosmarinic acid, hypericin, apigenin-7-glucoside etc.)
  • Analysis of contaminants and undesirable substances (e.g. heavy metals, pesticides, pyrrolizidine alkaloids)

Contact person
Ulrike Bauermann
Phone +49 33200 89-207

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Testing of grains and mill products

  • Moisture, hectolitre weight, occupation, thousand grain weight, whole grain share, germination rate, grain hardness, glassiness, sieve analysis, peeling yield, WAI/WSI, grinding yield / test grinding, flour type testing
  • Enzyme activity: Case number, α-amylase, peroxidase, maltose
Wheat/wheat flour
Rye/rye flour
Protein
Sedimentation value
Gluten/Index
Farinogram
Extensogram
Mixolab
Stickiness test
Grinding test
Rapid-Mix test
Practice simulating baking test
Square pan baking test
Amylogram
Soaking curve
Mixolab
Grinding test
Sourdough baking test

Contact person
Besim Latifovic
Phone +49 33200 89-425

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Kristin Gödeke
Phone +49 33200 89-263

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