Interfield Food Testing Laboratories situated in Ruiru is perhaps the only lab offering specialized testing of grains, pulses, oil seeds and their derivatives. It is a joint venture initiative between Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) and SAL.
Interfield Food Testing Laboratories (IFTL) is an ISO/IEC 17025:2017 by KENAS.
The Accreditation scope covers a wide range of analysis for Chemical (Total Aflatoxin, Proximate among others), Microbiology, Nutritional, Vitamins, Mineral and Heavy Metals for Food and Feeds.
Our laboratory can test food products including; horticulture (fruits and vegetables), tea, nuts, grains, flour, cereals, pulses, oil seeds, butter, soya products, dried /frozen fruits and vegetables , water, swabs, milk and their derivatives.
Animal Feeds tested including raw materials and finished products. IFTL also conducts Shelf Life Studies (both Real time and Accelerated) on Food Products to determine their stability and expiration.
Our state of the art laboratory with modern equipment in addition to our accreditation status assures accuracy, timely and credibility of test reports