Microbiology testing

Microbiology testing

BVAQ Vietnam provides different testing services for microbiology in food so that your company aligns manufacturing performance with food compliance regulations levied by domestic and international markets including European nations, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Korea, etc 


Microbiology testing serves as an important metric to ensure compliance with the limits of microbiology contamination in domestic and export markets. 

On 15 November 2005, Europe officially issued COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 2073/2005 setting maximum levels for certain contaminants in foodstuffs that's included many Micro-organisms/ their toxins, metabolites: Aerobic colony count, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp, Staphylococcal enterotoxins, E. coli, Histamine, Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) O157,O26, O111, O103, O145 and O104:H4, Enterobacteriaceae, Coagulase-positive staphylococci, Presumptive Bacillus cereus . In Vietnam, the Ministry of Health (MOH) issued Vietnam National Technical Regulation QCVN 8-3:2011/BYT regarding the limits of Microbiological contaminants in food. 


  • Deliver the Micro-organisms/ their toxins, metabolites testing services for dairy, food, beverage, seeds & nuts, confectionery, fruits & vegetables, meat & poultry, seafood, pet foods, and animal feed industries, soil and water. 

  • Possess a range of testing techniques such as ISO, AOAC, FDA-BAM, PCR, SMEWW to better alignment with market demands 

  • Satisfy current food management in the world via the certification of ISO 17025 for standard methods and testing outcomes.  

  • Minimize the challenges of testing time for the advancement of raw material procurement or food exporting process by the application of accurate testing procedures and shortest turnaround time.  

  • Associate Customer support with the comprehensive and structural scope of work - KAM/BD to customize testing performance based on consumer needs.  

  • Specialist Technical Support, BVAQ has a pool of experienced technical specialists to support customer needs in the testing scope 

  • Own a group of technical experts in response to testing requirements of our clients 

  • One Quality Management System (QMS), lab information management system (LIM’s) 


  • Foster aligned business practices with current food regulations 

  • Protect your agri-food merchandise from microbiology contamination hazards 

  • Optimize the material procurement for the production plan. 

  • Leverage the merits of microbiology testing to reduce the likelihood of product recalls and unveil market opportunities in both local and overseas markets. 

Originating from strategic joint venture between Bureau Veritas – a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) with more than 190 years and Asure Quality – a New Zealand’s premier food assurance business, BVAQ Vietnam can sustain our competitive advantage and elevate market positioning as a pioneer in food laboratory testing.