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BAV Laboratory
BAV Building in Offenburg
BAV Laboratory
fast and reliable
BAV Laboratory
fast and reliable
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BAV Institut — partner for your quality control

The BAV INSTITUT is an accredited contract laboratory for food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies. As well as laboratory tests, our specialties are practical advice and trainingcourses in hygiene and quality inspections.

Our modern laboratory stands for speed, reliable results and flexibility, all made possible through the competence of our staff, our high level of specialisation and many years of experience. As one of the Tentamus laboratories, we are able to provide you with a wide range of microbiological and chemical tests.

Your samples and requests are processed by our staff on a daily basis. Your personal contact is readily available, providing a smooth partnership based on trust. Our objective is to provide fast and reliable solutions, from collecting samples to the interpretation of your results. We always aim for your utmost satisfaction!


News

updated on 09.11.2020

ICMSF opinion on SARS-CoV-2 in relation to food

The "International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Food" (ICMSF) is concerned to summarize the scientific evidence and emphasize that there is no proven link between food and the transmission of the SARS CoV-2 virus.

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updated on 14.10.2020

Coronavirus survives on common surfaces up to 28 days

In a new study, researchers have found out that the SARS-CoV-2 is very robust on smooth surfaces. Even after 28 days (at 20°C), active viruses still were detectable on surfaces such as glass of cell phone screens and plastic banknotes.

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updated on 16.09.2020

Referenten-Entwurf zur Tierwohlkennzeichen-Verordnung (TierWKV)

Das Tierwohlkennzeichen soll zunächst für die Haltung, den Transport und die Schlachtung von Schweinen sowie für die Verarbeitung von und den Handel mit Schweinefleisch, Schweinefleischzubereitungen und Schweinefleischerzeugnissen eingeführt werden. Regelungen zu anderen Nutztierarten sind geplant und sollen folgen.

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updated on 24.08.2020

NEW „TentaSpeed L. mono“: Testing for Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in food in 6h!

With the new rapid method "TentaSpeed L. mono", developed at the BAV INSTITUTE, low bacterial counts of Listeria spp. and/ or L. monocytogenes can be detected in food within only 6h.

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updated on 24.07.2020

WHO informed about the transmission routes of COVID-19 infections - Tentamus laboratories offer air testing for SARS-CoV-2

In a current document dated 09.07.2020, the WHO (World Health Organization) updates the latest findings on infectious routes by  SARS-CoV-2.

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updated on 06.07.2020

NEW „TentaSpeed L. mono“: Testing for Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in food in 6h!

With the new rapid method "TentaSpeed L. mono", developed at the BAV INSTITUTE, low bacterial counts of Listeria spp. and/ or L. monocytogenes can be detected in food within only 6h.

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updated on 29.05.2020

All Shiga Toxine-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) subtypes are pathogenic

The Pathogenicity assessment of “Shiga toxine-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and the public health risk posed by contamination of food with STEC” from 2013 was recently reviewed by EFSA. Based on the assessment it was concluded that all STEC strains are pathogenic in humans, capable of causing at least diarrhoea and that all STEC subtypes may be associated with severe illness (defined as bloody diarrhoea (BD), haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) and/or hospitalization).

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updated on 26.05.2020

New: SARS-CoV-2 sampling kit for face masks

People infected with coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 secrete the virus through droplets when breathing out, speaking, coughing, or sneezing. Wearing mouth, nose, or any respiratory mask is therefore intended to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Studies have shown that SARS-CoV-2 can be detected in masks worn by infected people. To prevent a further spread of COVID-19, BAV INSTITUT now offers, along with various surface tests, the testing of worn face masks for coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

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updated on 05.05.2020

SARS-CoV-2 Testing

As of now, we can carry out surface tests for the corona virus in our laboratories!

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updated on 06.10.2019

Agrolab RDS joins the Tentamus Network!

Together, the Redestos – Efthymiadis Agrotechnology Group (Redestos) and the Tentamus Group (Tentamus) are excited to announce their strategic partnership in Agrolab RDS (Agrolab)! Tentamus is excited to welcome Agrolab as its newest member to the global network of laboratories, on the 27th of September 2019.

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