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Our Competencies

Multi Residue Analysis

We know that when it comes to your products quality and safety assurance are paramount. At Tentamus QTS Analytical we continuously develop the very best analytical techniques to provide a first-class residue testing service you can rely on.

Illegal dye testing

Since the illegal dyes scare began in early 2004 QTS has been at the forefront of the testing of a wide range of commodities for these contaminants. Working closely with Leatherhead Food International, QTS has provided a vast amount of testing in what are often very complex samples.

Single Analyte Methods

Our residues analysis is vital in ensuring your products’ safety. With our modern laboratory equipment, including highly sensitive devices for measurement and analysis, we can reliably detect many forms of residue and undesired substances, such as residues from crop-protection agents, fertilizers and various pollutants in your products.

Welcome to Tentamus QTS Analytical

Tentamus QTS Analytical is a testing laboratory specialising in the analysis of pesticide residues in fresh produce, tea, food products, cereals and many other matrices. Our name is derived from the key areas in which we excel:

QUALITY

Accuracy is vital in our work, which is why we have developed state-of-the- art analytical techniques that provide the right result every time.

TURNAROUND

Our new techniques have been developed not only with quality in mind but also with speed of results, enabling us to provide results for the majority of pesticide residues with impressive speed.

SERVICE

We offer a friendly, personal service that does not include being passed around aimlessly and being put on hold indefinitely.

News

FDA Withdraws Obsolete Pet Food CPGs

On April 30, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) withdrew three out-of-date Compliance Policy Guides (CPGs) that explained enforcement policies that the FDA followed for materials used in animal foods. These obsolete CPGs are no longer necessary because the hazards that were addressed in the guides are now covered by the Federal Food, Drug ... Continued

What is HMF & why is it in my honey?

5-hydroxymethylfurfural (formally known as “HMF”) is an organic compound which is formed from sugar in an acidic environment during heat treatment. This reaction naturally occurs in many food products that contain sugar and a low pH value. It is nearly ubiquitous with its presence in our daily foodstuffs such as breakfast cereals, bread, dairy products, honey, ... Continued

How can we help save our bees?

Over the last 10 years, there has been a sharp drop in the numbers of honeybee colonies in the UK and worldwide. Declining bee colonies may not sound like a serious problem, but it will have a massive impact on agriculture, almost every crop in the world, either directly or indirectly, relies on pollination from bees. ... Continued

Laboratorio Tello at Expoliva 2019

Laboratorio Tello will be present at EXPOLIVA 2019, XIX International Fair of Olive Oil and Related Industries, which will take place from 15-18th May at the Provincial Exhibition and Congress Centre (IFEJA) in Jaén. “Laboratorio Tello’s team has been specialized in the analysis of olive oil, its derivatives (e.g. pomace, olives, fats in foodstuffs etc.) ... Continued

Tentamus E-Commerce

Ordering food on the Internet is becoming more and more popular.The e-commerce market is growing rapidly – as is the demand for food shopping on the Internet. Not only large supermarket chains rely on the online trade with food. Many innovative “niche suppliers” are now opening up the market and stand out with special products ... Continued

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