Food Contaminants

Identifying and eliminating contaminants is important to protect the integrity of your food products and materials and deliver on your brand promise. Covance will help you build and execute a testing program to meet your consumer safety and regulatory needs.

Innovative science for a safer food supply.

  • Count on more than 80 years of industry leadership as we design testing programs that detect and manage harmful contaminants.

  • Leverage a worldwide network of accomplished food scientists who have a passion for building strategies that assure the integrity of food products. 

  • Together, we’ll identify the source of contamination and develop a plan to correct it.

Photo of a Covance scientist looking for food contaminants in a petri dish.
Your Needs

Sharing your commitment to contaminant-free food

Contamination can stem from environmental influences, improper storage or poor raw materials. Other causes are more elusive. You can trust our global network of food scientists to be relentless in their pursuit of contaminants and residues that threaten the integrity of your food products. Together, we’ll identify the source of contamination and develop a plan to correct it.

We design programs for:

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Surveillance and monitoring
  • Routine supplier verification
  • Response to economic adulteration
  • Pesticide residue

Together, we can protect what matters most – the food supply, your products and your brand.

Our Capabilities

From development to release, we help protect the integrity of your products

We’ll build a thoughtful contaminant testing program that helps you deliver on your brand promise from development to delivery.

We offer our partners these services: