North America Food Safety Testing Market Report 2013-2018

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Dublin, Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
( has announced the addition of the "North America Food Safety Testing Market by Contaminants, Technology, Food Types & Geography - Trends & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.

The North American food safety testing market is projected to grow from $3,707.7 million in 2012 to $5,640.1 million by 2018.

In 2012, the U.S. dominated the food safety testing market largely due to the rigorous implementation of food safety regulations such as a zero tolerance policy for listeria contamination. The regulatory bodies in North America have been strictly supervising the implementation of HACCP systems by food manufacturers. The food safety concern among consumers has also been increasing due to the media influence. The market has been driven by the testing of food material during every stage of food production and processing.

In 2012, U.S. was the largest market for food safety testing with a share of 70%. In 2012, Canada was the second largest market followed by Mexico. In 2012, contaminant testing in processed food was the largest segment in North American market.In 2012, pathogen testing dominated the food safety testing market and is projected to be the fastest growing contaminant safety testing market during the forecast period of 2013 to 2018. In 2012, processed foods accounted for maximum pathogen testing in the market. E. coli testing segment is projected to be the fastest growing pathogen testing market during the same period.

Pathogens are the leading cause of food borne poisoning or illness. In 2012, pathogen testing dominated the food safety testing market in which salmonella testing accounted for the major share. Food contamination and recalls due to salmonella contamination has led to increase in the salmonella testing. Increasing food contamination and outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) poisoning is expected to increase E. coli testing in market. Food safety testing market is projected to increase at a CAGR of 7.3% by 2018.

Scope of the Report

A. Contaminants

  • Pathogens
  • Salmonella
  • E.coli
  • Listeria
  • Campylobacter
  • Other pathogens
  • GMOs
  • Pesticides
  • Toxins
  • Others (food allergens, chemical residues, etc.)

B. Technology

  • Traditional methods
  • Rapid testing methods
  • Convenience-based
  • PCR-based
  • Immunoassay-based
  • Other rapid methods

C. Food Types

  • Meat and poultry products
  • Dairy products
  • Processed foods
  • Fruit and vegetable
  • Others (cereals, raw food materials etc.)

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights

4 Market Overview

5 Food Safety Testing Market, By Contaminants

6 Food Safety Testing Market, By Technologies

7 Food Safety Testing Market, By Food Types

8 Food Safety Testing Market, By Country

9 Regulations

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Company Profiles Overview, Financials, Products & Services, Strategy, And Developments
11.1 Accugen Laboratories
11.2 Adpen Laboratories
11.3 Aegis Food Testing Laboratories
11.4 Als Limited
11.5 Avomeen Analytical Services
11.6 Bio-Rad Laboratories
11.7 Bureau Veritas Sa
11.8 Det Norske Veritas As (DNV)
11.9 Emsl Analytical Inc.
11.10 Eurofins Central Analytical Laboratories Inc.
11.11 Idexx Laboratories Inc.
11.12 Intertek Group Plc
11.13 Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited
11.14 MVTL Laboratories Inc.
11.15 Romer Labs Inc.
11.16 SGS S.A.
11.17 Swift Silliker (PTY) Ltd

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