Fully Accredited Food Allergen Testing Laboratories

The labeling of food allergens is a pre-requisite in the European Union. Besides the risk of allergenic ingredients, a possible cross-contamination with allergens represents a further risk for the allergic consumer.

Romer Labs operates 5 fully accredited food allergen testing laboratories on 3 continents – Europe, America & Asia. Together, these global facilities cover diagnostic tests for all food allergens, offering one of the most complete range of services for allergen tests.

Food allergen testing services are offered in Austria, the United Kingdomthe United StatesSingapore and China for a variety of food allergens in various raw materials and finished food samples as well as rinse waters and environmental swabs. The services are applicable for all steps in the food production process.

Both the ISO 9001 certification and ISO 17025 accreditation guarantee reliable and accurate results

Why Romer Labs?

Our longstanding expertise makes food allergen detection one of our key capabilities. We offer analyzes in dedicated facilities with enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for all relevant food allergens, ensuring the highest confidence in the accuracy of our results.

Analytical Service


Analytical Service

Romer Labs offers analytical services for food allergens using various technologies, such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and polymerase chain reaction in its laboratories in Austria, the United Kingdom, Singapore and the United States.

An overview on our analytical services can be found below as a list of parameters and their availability in the respective labs.

Analyte Austria Singapore USA UK China
Food Allergens
Almonds x x x x* x
β-Lactoglobulin x x x x* x
Brazil Nut   x x    
Casein x x x x* x
Cashew x x x x x
Celery   x   x  
Coconut   x x    
Crustacea x x x x* x
Egg x x x x*  
Egg White x x x x x
Fish x x x x* x
Gluten x x x x* x
Hazelnut x x x x* x
Histamine       1 x
Lactose x     1  
Lupin x x x x*  
Lysozyme   x x    
Macadamia x x x x  
Milk x x x x* x
Mollusks   x x x  
Mustard x x x x*  
Oat   x      
Ovalbumin   x x    
Peanut x x x x* x
Pecan   x x x  
Pine Nut   x x    
Pistachio x x x x x
Sesame x x x x* x
Soy x x x x* x
Walnut x x x x  

* These analyses are offered by both UK laboratories.
1 These analyses are offered only at Romer Labs FAC in Wells, Somerset.

For further information on specific analyses in our respective facilities, including information on available technology, reached limit of detection, accreditation and turn-around time, please choose your preferred laboratory below.

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