The Institute of Nutrition have services since 1978 in order to support food, nutrition and food safety research and food composition database. The unit operated by lecturer and scientists who have been trained on food analysis from famous International institute such as TNO, Netherland, Institute of Food Research in Norwich, England and Nutional Measurement Institute, Australia.
Laboratories of INMU provide analytical services of nutrients and non-nutrients, food additives and chemical contaminants, microbial quality, physical and chemical properties of food, and biochemical assessment for public and private agencies according to the Food Act of the Ministry of Public Health. The service has been accepted by the Food and Drug Administration of the Ministry of Public Health as a laboratory that can analyze food samples for registration. At present, the laboratory can analyze more than 25 different types of foods. Moreover, INMU is the first agency in Thailand that offers analytical services for the preparation of both USA and Thai nutrition labeling and provides training programs on food analysis and nutrition labeling. Because of the expertise of INMU staffs in the development of laboratory performance, INMU also conducts researches and develops food reference samples for use in laboratory analysis.
Laboratories of INMU can analyze various parameters which had been accredited for the competence of testing laboratories complied with ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 since 2008. Recently, INMU has expanded the scope of analysis and food matrices and has been received the accreditation laboratory of ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 (the latest version).
Technical Service Institute of Nutrition
Mahidol University Phutthamonthon 4 Rd., Salaya, Phutthamonthon,
Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand
Tel. +66 0-2800-2380 Ext. 406, 418 or 0-2441-9346
Fax. +66 0-2441-9344
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