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IZSLER – National Reference Center for ovine MIlk Quality

Via Bianchi, 9
Brescia (BS)
Phone : ++39 030 2290541
Fax : +390302290537


Giorgio Varisco

Technical Manager (or contact person)

Giuseppe Bolzoni



Accreditation Organisation

P.zza Mincio 2

Coverage of Accreditation

Accreditation n° 0148 – Since 1996
Milk and Milk products Anlysis (ISO 17025)

Type of Milk

Cow milk, Goat milk, Ewe milk, Buffalo milk, and Other

Fields of competence related to analyzing milk

National proficiency testing organizer, Reference Material supplier, Training session organizer in laboratory techniques, Information provider on analytical methods, Evaluation of analytical methods/instruments, Research and development in analytical methods, and Other

Categories of analytical methods practised

Spectroscopic and routine methods, Physico-chemical methods, Biochemical methods (enzym., immuno., mol. biol.), Microbiological methods, and Rheology

Milk and milk Products Tested

Liquid milk and whey (including raw milk, skim milk, homogenized,heat-treated, etc.), Cheese and Processed Cheese and Processed Cheese Preparations, and Fermented Milks

Purpose of the Analytical Activity in the Laboratory

Animal health / Herd sanitary (Veterinary analysis), Milk payment to producers according to milk composition and quality, Production monitoring and commercial exchanges in dairy industry, Food safety and nutrition (protection of consumers), Food trade regulation (protection of customers), Research and development in dairy industry, and Education and teaching in dairy industry (schools, universities)