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
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!
updated on 22.07.2019
World Food Safety Day
The World Health Organization Europe says figures on food-borne diseases are only the tip of the iceberg. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every minute 44 people fall ill from eating contaminated food.
updated on 21.07.2019
Food-borne outbreaks in Germany (e.g. campylobacterioses, salmonellosis and listeriosis)
Since 2015, BVL (Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety) and RKI (Robert Koch Institute) have been publishing a joint report on food-borne outbreaks, which is available on the BVL website.
updated on 21.07.2019
Counter-sample expert Drug Law in the Tentamus Group
The Tentamus Group, with this person as a cross-check expert, has the permission to receive officially sealed cross-checks (drugs) and to test them analytically.
updated on 20.07.2019
Salmonellosis no longer declining!
After many years of continuous reduction of salmonellosis in Germany and other EU countries, this trend has not continued in the last two years.
updated on 19.07.2019
"Risk-based requirements for the approval of establishments" - Recommendation of the AFFL project group
In the Federal Gazette of 16.05.19, the announcement of the requirements of the project group "Development of "risk-based requirements for the approval of establishments" of the working group meat and poultry meat hygiene and specific questions of food of animal origin of the Länderarbeitsgemeinschaft Verbraucherschutz (AFFL)" was published.
updated on 18.07.2019
BLL/LAV: Publishing MOH Orientation Values in English
The LAV (Länderarbeitsgemeinschaft gesundheitlicher Verbraucherschutz) and the BLL (Bund für Lebensmittelrecht und Lebensmittelkunde e. V.) already published orientation values for mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH = MOSH, MOSH analogues and MOAH) in the following food categories in April of this year:
updated on 17.07.2019
EFSA Food Safety report published
In June, the EFSA Food Safety Report was published again for several years.
updated on 14.07.2019
Updated version of the Guidelines for meat and meat products
In mid-June of this year, the revised version of the Guidelines for Meat and Meat Products was published on the homepage of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).
updated on 13.07.2019
Updated opinion on Fragrance Butylphenyl Methylproprional (Lilial)
The SCCS (Scientific Committee of the European Union) has recently updated the existing opinion on the fragrance Butylphenyl Methylproprional.
updated on 12.07.2019
Health and Food Safety Directorate-General proposes monitoring of Alternaria toxins
On 27.06.19 the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG Sante) presented a proposal to the EU Commission on the monitoring of Alternaria toxins in food.