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Assay Laboratory for Quality Control of Food

Autopista Nacional y Carrtera de Tapaste, San Jose de las Lajas
Phone : ++5747863145


Ondina Leon

Technical Manager (or contact person)

Alejandra Villoch



Accreditation Organisation

National Organism for Accreditation in Cuba (ONARC)
Calle E No. 261, entre 11 y 13 Vedado
La Habana

Coverage of Accreditation

ISO/NC 17025 for 21 assays, covering Microbiology and
Phisical-Chemistry issues.

Type of Milk

Cow milk, Goat milk, and Buffalo milk

Fields of competence related to analyzing milk

National proficiency testing organizer, Master laboratory for centralized calibration, Training session organizer in laboratory techniques, Evaluation of analytical methods/instruments, and Research and development in analytical methods

Categories of analytical methods practised


Milk and milk Products Tested

Butter, Cheese and Processed Cheese and Processed Cheese Preparations, Dairy Fat Spreads, Cream and Prepared Creams, Milk Powders, Cream Powder and Whey Powders, Ice creams, Milk based desserts, and Composite foods with dairy ingredients

Purpose of the Analytical Activity in the Laboratory

Animal health / Herd sanitary (Veterinary analysis), Milk recording / Dairy Herd Improvement / Dairy genetic, Milk payment to producers according to milk composition and quality, Production monitoring and commercial exchanges in dairy industry, Research and development in dairy industry, and Education and teaching in dairy industry (schools, universities)