Approved laboratories for microbiological testing of meat and meat products

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New South Wales

Fletcher International Exports Pty Ltd
Lot 11 Yarrandale Rd
Dubbo NSW 2830
Contact: Graham Thornton
Tel: (02) 6801 3175

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14

​Northern Cooperative Meat Company 10615 Summerland Way Casino NSW 2470

Contact: Jessica Tunnage
Tel: (02) 6660 0738​

​Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2013.02
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08​
Salmonella by AOAC 2013.02
E. coli O157/STEC by BAX RT O157 (AOAC 031002) and BAX RT STEC Suite (AOAC 091301)

Rivalea (Australia) Pty Ltd
Redlands Rd Corowa NSW 2646
Contact: Vaibhav Gole
Tel: (02) 6033 8367

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1

Silliker Australia Pty Ltd
391 Park Rd
Regents Park NSW 2143
Contact: Maree Dunn
Tel: (02) 8718 6888

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1

Symbio Laboratories ​– Sydney
2 Sirius Road

LANE COVE WEST NSW 2066
Contact: Bruce Chen
Tel: (07) 3340 5700

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12 and AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12 and AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
Listeria by NF Bio 12/33 – 05/12

E. coli O157/STEC by Assurance GDS O157 (AOAC 2005.04) and BioControl GDS MPX Top STEC (AOAC 071301)

Symbio Laboratories ​– Wagga Wagga
Unit 5, 10-12 Kooringal Road
WAGGA WAGGA NSW 2650
Contact: Bruce Chen
Tel: (07) 3340 5700

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and 2003.09
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
E. coli O157/STEC by BAX RT O157 (AOAC 031002) and BAX RT STEC Suite (AOAC 091301)), BioControl GDS MPX Top STEC (AOAC 071301) and Assurance GDS O157 (AOAC 2005.04)
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and 2003.09

Queensland

Australian Food Corporation
26 Coominya Connection Rd
Coominya QLD 4311
Contact: Danielle Burgiss
Tel: (07) 5426 5757

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and 2003.09
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and 2003.09
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 031002

Biotech Laboratories
Level 2 Administration Building Greenslopes Private Hospital Newdegate St
Greenslopes QLD 4120
Contact: Glen Pinna
Tel: (07) 3847 9488

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10

Biotest Laboratories Pty Ltd
2 Darnick Street
UNDERWOOD QLD 4119
Contact: Naomi Ross
Tel: (07) 3841 2232

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 100701
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 100701
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 100701, MLG 5 and MLG 5B

Silliker Australia Brisbane Lab
2/120 Fison Ave
Eagle Farm QLD 4009
Contact: Wilma McDonald
Tel: (07) 3868 4010

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and AOAC 2004.06
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 2005.04 and BioControl GDS MPX Top 7 STEC (AOAC 071301)

DTS Food Laboratories, QLD
1-2/148 Tennyson Memorial Av
Tennyson QLD 4105
Contact: Client Services/Sales
Tel: (03) 8371 7600

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09 & MLG 4C
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 & MLG 4C
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and AOAC 2003.12
E. coli O157/STEC by BAX RT O157 (AOAC 031002), MLG 5A and MLG 5B


JBS - Beef City Lab
Cecil Planes Rd
Purrawunda QLD 4356
Contact: Christopher Hughes
Tel: (07) 4691 4224

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08

JBS – Dinmore Lab
2 Lockway
Riverview QLD 4303
Contact: Kalyan Pandit
Tel: (07) 3810 2146

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
Meat & Meat Products:
E. coli O157/STEC by BioControl GDS MPX Top 7 STEC (AOAC 071301)

John Dee Warwick Pty Ltd
Rosehill Rd
Warwick QLD 4370
Contact: Mary McArthur
(07) 4660 2274

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 999.09
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 999.09

Oakey Beef Exports Pty Ltd
Jondaryan Road
Oakey QLD 4401
Contact: Tanya Fraser
Tel: (07) 4692 0062

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03
E. coli O157/STEC by BioControl GDS MPX Top 7 STEC (AOAC 071301)

Stanbroke Beef Pty Ltd
Grantham Scrub Road
Grantham QLD 4347
Contact: Paul Gillespie
Tel: (07) 4697 6188

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Meat & Meat Products:
E. coli O157 by Assurance GDS O157 (AOAC 2005.04)

Symbio Laboratories – Brisbane
52 Brandl St
Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113
Contact: Bruce Chen
Tel: (07) 3340 5700

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09 and AOAC 071101
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 2003.09 and AOAC 071101
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and NF Bio 12/33-05/12
E. coli O157/STEC by BAX RT O157 (AOAC 031002), BAX RT STEC Suite, (AOAC 091301), BioControl GDS MPX Top 7 STEC, (AOAC 071301), AOAC 2005.04, MLG 5 and MLG 5B

Symbio Laboratories – Rockhampton
3/191 Berserker Street, Berserker QLD 4701
Contact: Bruce Chen
Tel: (07) 3340 5700

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2003.09 and AS 5013.10​ ​(excluding confirmation)
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2003.09 and AS 5013.10 (excluding confirmation)
E. coli O157/STEC by BAX RT (AOAC 031002) and BAX RT STEC Suite (AOAC 091301), BioControl GDS MPX Top 7 STEC, (AOAC 071301), Assurance GDS O157 (AOAC 2005.04)

South Australia

SA Analytical Laboratory Services P/L53 Lavinia St
Athol Park SA 5012
Contact: Sam Shyamlal
Tel: (08) 8341 2533

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 & AOAC 120301
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 & AOAC 120301
Listeria AS 5013.24.1, AOAC 995.22 & AOAC 070401

Thomas Food International Murray Bridge
Lagoon Road
Murray Bridge SA 5253
Contact: Dr Damian May
Tel: (08) 8532 1955

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 100201
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 100201
E. coli O157/STEC by BAX RT O157 (AOAC 031002) and BAX RT STEC Suite (AOAC 091301)

Victoria

Agrifood Technology - VIC
525 Mount Derrimut Road
DERRIMUT VIC 3030
Contact: Doreen Fernandez
Tel: (03) 9742 0589

Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AS 5013.15
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and UNI 03/07 – 11/13
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and UNI 03/09 – 11/13

ALS Food & Pharmaceutical
22 Dalmore Drive
SCORESBY VIC 3127
Contact: Nathalie Dunstan
Tel: (03) 8756 8111

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08

ALS Wangaratta Lab
48 Faithfull Road
Wangaratta VIC 3677
Contact: Stewart Short
Tel: (03) 5722 2685

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AFNOR 12/16 – 09/05
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AFNOR 12/16 – 09/05
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1

Analytical Microlabs
The Geelong Hospital Bellerine St
Geelong VIC 3220
Contact: Zoltan Nack
Tel: 1300 724 961

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
Meat & Meat Products:
Salmonella by AS 5013.10

DTS Food Laboratories, VIC
5/352 Macaulay Road
Kensington Vic 3031.
Contact: Client Services /Sales
Tel: (03) 8371 7600

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 2003.09
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10
E. coli O157/STEC by MLG 5A

Greenham & Sons
cnr Finlay and Watsons Rd
Tongala VIC 3621
Contact: Willie Rijnbeek
Tel: (03) 5859 0912

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 100201
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
E. coli O157/STEC by BAX RT O157 (AOAC 031002),  BAX RT STEC Suite (AOAC 091301)  & and BioControl GDS MPX Top STEC (AOAC 071301)

Microbiological Diagnostic Unit - Public Health Laboratory
The University of Melbourne Royal Parade
Parkville VIC 3052
Contact: Selena Heaton
Tel: (03) 8344 8814

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 071101 and AFNOR BIO 12/16-09/05
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and AOAC 2004.06
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10, AOAC 071101 and AFNOR BIO 12/16-09/05
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and AOAC 2004.06
E. coli O157/STEC by MLG 5 and MLG 5B

Midfield Meat International
McMeekin Rd
Warrnambool VIC 3280
Contact: Mandy Smart
Tel: (03) 5562 1644

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AOAC 2009.03
E. coli O157/STEC by BioControl GDS MPX Top 7 STEC (AOAC 071301, not on NATA scope)

Nav Labs Pty Ltd
4/6 Neville Ave
Laverton VIC 3028
Contact: Harjinder Singh
Tel: (03) 9369 3313

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by Petrifilm AOAC 998.08
​Meat & Meat Products:

APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 998.08

Silliker Australia Pty Ltd
20 King St
Blackburn VIC 3130
Contact: Craig Jestila/Melinda Skipper
Tel: (03) 8878 2100

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Listeria by AOAC 2004.06, AOAC 999.06 & AS 5013.24.1

Symbio Laboratories - Melbourne
Unit 15,
640-680 Geelong Road
Brooklyn VIC 3012
Contact: Bruce Chen
Tel: (07) 3340 5700

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 071101
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016and AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 071101
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1 and NF Bio 12/33-05/12
E. coli O157/STEC by AOAC 2005.04 and BioControl GDS MPX Top 7 STEC (AOAC 071301)

Wodonga Rendering Pty Ltd
54 Kelly St
Wodonga VIC 3690
Contact: Paul Williams
Tel: (02) 6055 0298

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14

Western Australia

Fletcher International (WA)
Lot 520 Settlement Rd
Narrikup WA 6326
Contact: Meena Goatley
Tel: (08) 9892 4000

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14

ProMicro Pty Ltd
31 Green Rd
Hillarys WA 6025
Contact: Bruce Reed
Tel: (08) 9401 5699

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 031208
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by Petrifilm AOAC 990.12
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 031208

Silliker Australia Pty Ltd
181 Claisebrook Rd
Perth WA 6000
Contact: James Mills
Tel: (08) 9227 6499

Meat Surfaces:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Meat & Meat Products:
APC/TVC by AS 5013.5-2016
E. coli/coliforms by AOAC 991.14 and AOAC 998.08
Salmonella by AS 5013.10 and AOAC 996.08
Listeria by AS 5013.24.1, AOAC 2004.06 and AOAC 999.06

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