Word of Lab Director
Under the slogan “Safe Food … Better Health”
In view of the state’s concern in the safety of the Egyptian citizen’s food, the Central Laboratory for Analysis of Pesticide Residues and Heavy Metals affiliated to the Agricultural Research Center has been established in 1995. It was awarded a grant from Finland and obtained the accreditation of ISO/IEC 17025 :2017 from the Finnish Accreditation Service (FINAS) since its establishment. Since then, the accreditation has been annually renewed until now.
About the Lab
1- Egyptian Consumer Protection
The laboratory is implementing investigation programs of ratios of chemical and biological pollutants in agricultural crops in domestic markets. The objective is to protect Egyptian citizen’s health from contaminated food by reducing contamination in food crops and prevent environmental degradation resulting from heavy and unconscious use of pesticides. It also aims at controlling imports and prohibiting handling of products that are violating Egyptian or international standards.
The lab is equipped with latest technologies matching with equipment used in international labs. In addition, its personnel is trained and qualified to run analyses according to latest international methods.
QCAP training center considered to be one of the leading training centers in the field of food safety. Our training staff is a highly knowledgeable and experienced experts