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Honey and bee products

Blossom or Honeydew honey? From China, Mexico or Australia? Acacia, Lime or Clover honey? We will provide you with competent answers to all your questions about honey. Since our foundation in 1954, we have been investigating the purity and absence of residues in honeys from all over the world and have carried out pollen analysis to determine the origin of honeys. Furthermore, we advise you on all questions concerning current problems such as pyrrolizidine alkaloids, glyphosate or GMOs.

Our services also include the analysis of other bee products such as royal jelly, pollen, propolis and beeswax.

Here you will find our order form for honey with the most frequently requested analyses. Simply print it out, fill in and return it to us. We also offer tailor-made special solutions for special requests. Just send your request to info@qsi-q3.de

Most requested Parameters:

Pollen analysis to determine origin

Parameters according to EC Honey Directive

  • sugar content
  • water content
  • water-insoluble substances
  • electrical conductivity
  • acidity
  • Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF)
  • Diastase-acitivy (Schade)

 

GMO (genetically modified organisms)

Bee medicines

  • Amitraz
  • Chlorfenvinphos
  • Coumaphos
  • Brompropylate
  • 4,4′-Dibrombenzophenon
  • Flumethrin
  • tau-Fluvalinat

 Antibiotics

  • Tetracycline
  • Streptomycine
  • Sulfonamides
  • Tylosine
  • Fluorchinolones
  • Nitroimidazoles
  • Nitrofuran Metabolites
  • Makrolides
  • Penicillines
  • Chloramphenicol 

Pesticides

Pyrrolizidin alkaloids

Adulteration

  • NMR
  • 13C Isotope analysis (EA-IRMS + LC-IRMS)
  • honeyforeign amylase
  • honeyforeign invertase
  • thermoresistant Amylase
  • FamyP
  • Oligosaccharides from starch based syrups
  • Determination of caramel colour
  • Detection of rice syrup marker substance (SM-R and TM-R)
  • Detection of beet sugar syrup marker (SM-B)

Microbiology

  • Aerobic, mesophilic bacteria
  • Salmonellae
  • Yeasts
  • Moulds/spores
  • E. Coli
  • Coliform Bacteria
  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Listeria
  • Staphylococcus
  • mesophile sulfite reducing Clostridia

Heavy metals

  • Lead
  • Iron
  • Cadmium
  • Mercury
  • Arsenic

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