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Reference laboratories

This page lists food safety-related Estonian national reference laboratories and other laboratories.

Lists are available in downloadable as well as web-readable format.

 

Estonian national reference laboratories for food

Basis: Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council

As on 6 March 2017

Name/Contact

Scope of Authority

Estonian Veterinary and Food Laboratory in Tartu

Address: Kreutzwaldi 30, 51006 Tartu
Phone: +372 738 6100
Fax: +372 738 6102
E-mail: info@vetlab.ee
Homepage: www.vetlab.ee

 

 

Antimicrobial resistance

Campylobacter

Chemical elements in food of animal origin

Coagulase-positive Staphylococci, incl. Staphylococcus aureus

Escherichia coli (E. coli), incl. verotoxigenic E. coli

Heavy metals in food

Listeria monocytogenes

Milk and milk products

Parasites, in particular Trichinella

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

Zoonosis (salmonella) analysis and control

Estonian Veterinary and Food Laboratory in Tallinn

Address: Väike-Paala 3, 11415 Tallinn
Phone: +372 603 5810
Fax: +372 603 5811
E-mail: tallinn@vetlab.ee
Homepage: www.vetlab.ee

Residues of veterinary medicines and contaminants in food of animal origin (except mycotoxins, carbadox, olaquindox and chemical elements)

Estonian Agricultural Research Centre

Address: Teaduse 4/6, Saku, 75501 Harjumaa
Phone: +372 672 9137
Fax: +372 672 9149
E-mail: info@pmk.agri.ee
Homepage: www.pmk.agri.ee

Mycotoxins

Mycotoxins in food of animal origin

Residues of pesticides in cereals

Residues of pesticides in fruits and vegetables

Estonian Health Board – Tartu laboratory

Address: Põllu 1a, 50303 Tartu
Phone: +372 744 7422
Fax: +372 744 7422
E-mail: tartulabor@terviseamet.ee
Homepage: www.terviseamet.ee

Polychlorinated biphenyls

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Residues of pesticides in food of animal origin and in raw material with high fat content

Residues of pesticides – single residue methods

Estonian Health Board – central laboratory – the laboratory of chemistry

Address: Kotka 2, 11315 Tallinn
Phone: +372 694 3600
E-mail: kesklabor@terviseamet.ee
Homepage: www.terviseamet.ee

Materials and objects intended to come into contact with foodstuffs

 

Estonian national reference laboratories for animal health and live animals

As on 6 March 2017

Name/Contact

Disease/Scope of Authority

Legislation

Estonian Veterinary and Food Laboratory in Tartu

Address: Kreutzwaldi 30, 51006 Tartu
Phone: +372 738 6100
Fax: +372 738 6102
E-mail: info@vetlab.ee
Homepage: www.vetlab.ee

African swine fever

Council Directive 2002/60/EC

Avian influenza

Council Directive 2005/94/EC

Bee health

Regulation (EC) no. 882/2004

Bluetongue

Council Directive 2000/75/EC

Brucellosis

Council Directive 64/432/EEC

Classical swine fever Regulation (EC) no. 89/2001

Equine diseases other than African horse sickness:

  • Dourine
  • Glanders
  • Infectious anaemia
Regulation (EC) no. 882/2004

Fish diseases:

  • Infectious haematopoietic necrosis of fish (IHN)
  • Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia of salmonids (VHS)

Regulation (EC) no. 882/2004

Foot-and-mouth disease

Regulation (EC) no. 882/2004

Newcastle disease

Council Directive 92/66/EEC

Rabies

Regulation (EC) no. 882/2004

Swine vesicular disease

Council Directive 92/119/EEC

 

 

Other Estonian national laboratories for animal health and live animals

As on 6 March 2017

Name/Contact Scope of Authority Legislation Approval Date

Estonian Veterinary and Food Laboratory in Tartu

Address: Kreutzwaldi 30, 51006 Tartu
Phone: +372 738 6100
Fax: +372 738 6102
E-mail: info@vetlab.ee
Homepage: www.vetlab.ee

Serotological tests to monitor the effectiveness of rabies vaccines

Council Decision 2000/258/EC 3 December 2008
 

Sille Vahter
Food Surveillance Bureau

Phone: +372 625 6211
E-mail: sille.vahter@agri.ee

 

Last updated: 13 March 2017