baby food: The infant in a high chair playing with a piece of food.

CVR Labs realizes that it is the most challenging task to make sure that the baby food is not only safe but also meets the highest quality standards. That is the reason we are the provider of baby food testing with an all-in-one program which is complete and responsible. Parents have a good sleep and manufacturers have trust in our labor from which they gain confidence to produce good and safe products.

What is baby food testing?

Baby food testing is a scientific procedure that examines food products for possible risks and ensures the most important details. Here at CVR Labs, we meticulously test for:


We design our procedures in such a way that we identify dangerous substances like heavy metals (lead, arsenic), bacteria (E. coli), or fungi that may be present in the water. (Escherichia coli, salmonellas), pesticides, and contaminants, among others, to confirm the safety of your products.

Nutritional Accuracy:

We check whether the nutritional content indicated on the label mirrors the quality of the food itself. This guarantees that babies get the required vitamins, minerals, and macronutrients necessary for normal growth.

Quality Control:

We keep the quality consistent in production batches to ensure that every bite is safe and of high standards.

Why Baby Food Testing is Essential?

Developing Systems:

Babies have rapidly developing digestive, immune, and neurological systems which are extremely sensitive to toxins and harmful substances. Fact that babies are extremely vulnerable to food-borne toxins, pesticides, and nutritional deficiency. Their bodies are less efficient at filtering and eliminating contaminants compared to adults.

Higher Consumption Relative to Body Size:

Infants consume a far higher amount of food relative to their body weight compared to older children and adults. This magnifies the impact of any contamination in baby food.

CVR Labs Baby Food Testing Services

Microbiological Testing:

The detection of dangerous bacteria (Salmonella, E. coli, Listeria, etc.) and fungi (yeast, molds) as well as the prevention of infections. Protection of personal health and life.

Heavy Metals Analysis:

Testing for lead, arsenic, mercury, cadmium, as well as other toxic substances that are fatal at a cellular level and may even interfere at the developmental level.

Pesticide Residue Analysis:

Through baby food labeling, you guarantee that it is free from pesticides that can affect the developing brain.

Nutritional Labeling Verification:

Correct measurements of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals are required for your baby to get the right nutrition.

Allergen Testing:

Measure the traces of the most common allergens like milk, eggs, peanuts, soy, etc. to protect infants with sensitivity problems.

Shelf-Life Studies:

Establish safe storage periods for your baby food products so that they remain fresh and retain their nutritious content without spoilage.

CVR Labs with Expertise and Accreditation

CVR Labs enjoys a wide range of expertise and possesses many accreditations to ensure the provision of the best quality services available. We are accredited by FSSAI, BIS, MoEF, and NABL, and hold ISO certifications for both quality management (ISO 9001:Since ISO 9001 (2015) and occupational health and safety (ISO 45001:2018). 

  • Additionally, we have managed to meet all the regulation-related standards from FSSAI and BIS.
  • Pursuit of the environmental standards set by MoEF which falls under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
  • Upholding rigorous quality management standards as outlined by ISO 9001:2015.
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for our employees, as certified by ISO 45001:2018.
  • Through NABL certification, delivering precise and dependable testing results is made possible.

The Forms of the Product Types and Testing Procedures of CVR Labs

Formulated Milk Powders:

Protein Quality:

Generally we use different methods including Kjeldahl analysis or nitrogen isotope ratio analysis to measure the quality of protein and so we meet the requirements of infant formula production.

Essential Fatty Acids:

We utilize gas chromatography or HPLC, to spot the existence of essential fatty acids such as DHA and ARA that are crucial for brain development and vision.

Vitamin and Mineral Fortification:

We establish correct fortification levels by using AAS or ICP-MS for instance for minerals and vitamins like iron, calcium, vitamins A, D, and E.

Lactose Content:

We perform a lactose assay using enzymatic methods to secure safety for lactose-intolerant babies.

Ready-to-Eat Baby Food:

Microbial Testing:

We guarantee the safety of our baby food products, which are packaged by microbiological tests that detect salmonella, e. coli, and listeria as well as other possible pathogens.

Packaging Material Analysis:

We check the available packaging materials and see to it that they don’t introduce undesirable substances to the food during contact and do the migration testing of the impurities that may occur.

Shelf-Life Studies:

We run accelerated stability tests to collect data on the best storage conditions and secure food safety and quality during the whole shelf-life of our product.

Fresh and Frozen Baby Food:

Microbial Monitoring:

We apply modern microbiological techniques to identify early decay-driving microorganisms and spoilage agents in fresh and frozen baby foods by mode of PCR.

Nutritional analysis:

We have the nutritional analysis that verifies the declared nutrient content to ensure the baby food provides the essential vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients for healthy growth according to the stages.

Enzymatic Activity Analysis:

By checking enzymatic activity it is possible to estimate both the freshness degree and quality of fresh and frozen baby food, and therefore, reduce the risk of spoilage.

Parameters Measured in Baby Food Testing

Crude Fibre Milk Protein Energy Value Ash
Acid Insoluble Ash
Milk Fat

At CVR Labs, we are committed to offering guaranteed baby food testing services. We invest in the latest technologies and have a professional team who advise extensively to ensure we deliver quality results.

Make CONTACT with us today to get more details concerning our baby food testing services and how we can be of help when it comes to meeting the safety standards and quality of your products.

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