Global Food Safety Testing Market (2021 to 2026) - Spike in Food Safety Concerns Amid COVID-19 Presents Opportunities

Dublin, Nov. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Food Safety Testing Market by Type (Natural, Synthetic, Nature-Identical), Application (Food Products, and Beverages), Form (Liquid, Powder and Gel), Solubility (Dyes and lakes), & Region (North America, Asia Pacific, Europe) - Forecast to 2026" report has been added to's offering.

The global market for food safety testing is estimated at USD 19.5 billion in 2021; it is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.9% to reach USD 28.6 billion by 2026. Factors such as growing recalls and border rejections due to growth in international trade have significantly fueled the market for food safety testing.

Other factors fueling the growth of the food safety testing market are the implementation of stringent regulations related to contaminant detection, growth in consumer awareness, and humid atmospheric conditions, which are leading to an increase in contamination in food.

The increased time between processing and consumption of food leads to additional probabilities for contamination due to time and temperature changes, thereby increasing the risk of foodborne illnesses. Growth in international trade creates the need for global mandates and regulations on food safety, which is a significant factor that drives the market for food safety testing.

The pathogens sub-segment is estimated to hold the largest market share in the by target tested segment for food safety testing market

In developing and under-developed countries, pathogens are the major cause of illness and death, amounting to approximately 1.8 million deaths annually. In developed countries, millions of cases of infectious gastrointestinal diseases are reported each year due to foodborne pathogens, costing billions of dollars in medical care and lost productivity.

New emerging foodborne pathogens and foodborne diseases are likely to be driven by factors such as pathogen evolution, changes in agricultural & food manufacturing practices, and changes in human host status. These factors are driving the market growth.

By technology, the rapid technology sub-segment is projected to account for the fastest market share in food safety testing market

The introduction of rapid technologies has facilitated quick results, greater sensitivity, and reliability, which have enabled manufacturers of assured claims to provide safety and quality in their products.

Advanced technologies, such as chromatography and spectrometry, witness low adoption in South America and Africa but witness increasing adoption in countries of the Asia Pacific region due to the growing investments from current market leaders.

The meat, poultry and seafood sub-segment of the by food tested segment is estimated to hold the largest market share of food safety testing market over the forecast period

Globalization of food trade has been increasing the risk of food contamination, thereby increasing food safety threats. Most food safety issues arise due to the increase in international trade, which makes tracing contamination difficult.

Bacterial contamination takes place at all stages of slaughtering. Defeathering or skinning is a stage where maximum contamination occurs due to improper handling of animals and unhygienic conditions. Inappropriate equipment cleaning procedures have been responsible for the cross-contamination of products. Thus, the demand for their testing is increasing.

The European region is estimated to account for the largest market share in the global food safety testing market

Pathogens have been contaminating many food products in the region. However, as the importance of food safety is rising, it has been witnessed that there is a reduction in the number of foodborne outbreaks.

Gradually, public awareness has been increasing in countries such as Germany, the UK, France, and Italy. Due to busier lifestyles and availability of convenient food options, there has been a rise in demand for processed foods, such as ready-to-eat meals, processed fruits & vegetables, and bakery & confectionery products in the European countries. These factors are contributing to the propelling growth of the food safety testing market.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Opportunities in the Food Safety Testing Market
4.2 Food Safety Testing Market, by Technology
4.3 Asia-Pacific: Food Safety Testing Market, by Key Country and Target Tested
4.4 Food Safety Testing Market, by Target Tested and Region
4.5 Food Safety Testing Market: Major Regional Submarkets

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Patent Analysis
5.2.1 Market Dynamics
5.2.2 Drivers Increase in Global Outbreaks of Foodborne Illnesses Globalization in Food Trade Cross-Contamination of Food Products Due to Complex Processes Stringent Food Safety Regulations Availability of Advanced Rapid Technology Increase in Demand for Convenience and Packaged Food Products Rising Food Recalls Due to Non-Compliant Food Products Rise in Consumer Awareness About Food Safety
5.2.3 Restraints Lack of Coordination Between Market Stakeholders and Improper Enforcement of Regulatory Laws and Supporting Infrastructure Complexity in Testing Techniques Difficulties in the Detection of Unknown Adulterants by Chemical Tests Varying Test Results with Test Methods
5.2.4 Opportunities Technological Advancements in the Testing Industry Spike in Food Safety Concerns Amid COVID-19
5.2.5 Challenges Lack of Harmonization of Food Safety Standards High Cost Associated with the Procurement of Food Safety Testing Equipment
5.3 Impact of COVID-19 on Market Dynamics
5.3.1 Sudden Increase Demands for Food Production Pressurizing the Food Safety and Assessment Amid COVID-19
5.3.2 Rise in Packaged and Ready-To-Eat Food Consumption Amid COVID-19

6 Regulations for the Food Safety Testing Market
6.1 Introduction
6.2 International Body for Food Safety Standards and Regulations
6.2.1 Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC)
6.2.2 Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)
6.3 North America
6.4 Europe
6.5 Asia-Pacific
6.6 Rest of the World

7 Industry Trends
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Food Testing Industry
7.3 Value Chain Analysis
7.3.1 Input Market
7.3.2 Food Market
7.3.3 Distribution
7.4 Ecosystem Map
7.4.1 Supply-Side
7.4.2 Downstream
7.5 Supply Chain Analysis
7.5.1 Upstream Process R&D Production
7.5.2 Midstream Process Processing & Transforming Transportation
7.5.3 Downstream Process Final Preparation Distribution
7.6 YC-YCC Shift
7.7 Technology Analysis: Upcoming Technologies in the Food Safety Testing Market
7.7.1 Microarray
7.7.2 Phages
7.7.3 Biochip
7.7.4 Biosensors
7.7.5 Flow Cytometry
7.7.6 NMR
7.7.7 NIRS
7.7.8 ICP
7.8 Patents Analysis
7.9 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
7.10 Case Studies
7.10.1 Allergen Sensors for Consumer
7.10.2 Food Test Quality, Accuracy, and Turn-Around Time Play Crucial Role in Determining the Overall Food Safety
7.10.3 Onsite Rapid Food Tests Adoption Reducing Costs for Small Scale Businesses

8 Food Safety Testing Market, by Target Tested
8.1 Introduction
8.1.1 COVID-19 Impact on Food Safety Testing Market, by Target Tested
8.2 Pathogens
8.2.1 E. Coli Proper Food Safety Testing and Monitoring Hygiene Standards Can Limit the Incidences of E. Coli Food Poisoning
8.2.2 Salmonella Undercooked Meat and Eggs or Raw Dairy Products Have Been Responsible for Major Outbreaks of Salmonella Foodborne Illnesses
8.2.3 Campylobacter
8.2.4 Listeria the Most Common Transmission Route of L. Monocytogenes is Via the Consumption of Contaminated Food
8.2.5 Other Pathogens
8.3 Pesticides
8.3.1 Recent Technological Trend in Pesticides Testing (Rapid Testing) Driving the Market for Conducting Tests for Food & Beverages
8.4 GMOs
8.4.1 Issues Associated with GM Food Safety Have Led GMO Testing to be Made Mandatory in Several Countries GM Varieties, by Crop GM Varieties, by Trait
8.5 Mycotoxins
8.5.1 Mycotoxin Prevalence is a Problem Growing Worldwide as the Fungi Responsible Can Grow in Various Climatic Conditions
8.6 Allergens
8.6.1 with Increased Demand for Processed Food, the Incidences of Cross-Contamination with Allergens Are Increasing
8.7 Heavy Metals
8.7.1 Faulty Manufacturing Practices & Supply Chain Have Mandated the Good Manufacturing Practices in Several Countries to Prevent Heavy Metal Contaminations
8.8 Others

9 Food Safety Testing Market, by Technology
9.1 Introduction
9.1.1 COVID-19 Impact on Food Safety Testing Market, by Technology
9.2 Traditional
9.2.1 Cultural Techniques Have Been the Tests of Choice for Both Ready-To-Eat Foods and Fresh Produce
9.3 Rapid
9.3.1 Convenience-Based It Helps in the Detection of Microorganisms Based on Their Biochemical Reactions Under Standard Growth Conditions
9.3.2 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Real-Time PCR Involves Large Molecules of Fluorescent Ethidium Bromide Monoazide Dye That Binds to the Dead Organisms and Prevents Their Detection
9.3.3 Immunoassay the Elisa Technique is Based on Protein's Characteristic of Binding to Specific Enzyme-Labeled Antibodies
9.3.4 Chromatography & Spectrometry Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) is One of the Major Advancements of Mass Spectrometry

10 Food Safety Testing Market, by Food Tested
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Meat, Poultry, and Seafood
10.2.1 FSIS Has Framed Regulations to Control the Contamination of Meat & Poultry Products in Slaughterhouses and Processing Plants
10.3 Dairy Products
10.3.1 Outbreak of Illnesses Due to Contaminated Milk
10.4 Processed Food
10.4.1 the Need for Proper Hygiene & Sanitation Practices for the Prevention of Contamination of Processed Food
10.5 Fruits & Vegetables
10.5.1 Good Agricultural Practices and Good Handling Practices Are the Systems for Safe Production of Fresh Produce
10.6 Cereals & Grains
10.6.1 Cereals & Grains Are Largely Contaminated with Pesticides and Mycomycotoxins
10.7 Others

11 Food Safety Testing Market, by Region

12 Competitive Landscape
12.1 Overview
12.2 Market Share Analysis, 2020
12.3 Food Safety Testing Market Share Analysis
12.4 Revenue Analysis of Key Players, 2017-2020
12.5 Key Player Strategies: Food Safety Testing Market
12.6 COVID-19-Specific Company Response
12.6.1 SGS SA (Switzerland)
12.6.2 Eurofins Scientific (Luxembourg)
12.6.3 Intertek Group plc (UK)
12.7 Company Evaluation Quadrant (Key Players)
12.7.1 Stars
12.7.2 Pervasive Players
12.7.3 Emerging Leaders
12.7.4 Participants
12.7.5 Service Footprint
12.8 Food Safety Testing Market, Start-Up/SME Evaluation Quadrant, 2020
12.8.1 Progressive Companies
12.8.2 Starting Blocks
12.8.3 Responsive Companies
12.8.4 Dynamic Companies
12.9 New Service Launches, Deals, and Other Developments
12.9.1 Deals
12.9.2 Other Developments

13 Company Profiles
13.1 Key Players
13.1.1 SGS SA
13.1.2 Eurofins Scientific
13.1.3 Intertek Group plc
13.1.4 Bureau Veritas
13.1.5 ALS Limited
13.1.6 TUV SUD
13.1.7 TUV NORD Group
13.1.8 Neogen Corporation
13.1.9 Merieux Nutrisciences
13.1.10 AsureQuality
13.2 Start Ups/SMEs
13.2.1 Foodchain ID
13.2.2 R J Hill Laboratories Limited
13.2.3 Microbac Laboratories, Inc.
13.2.4 Romer Labs
13.2.5 Symbio Laboratories
13.2.6 Nova Biologicals
13.2.7 Campden BRI
13.2.8 Certified Laboratories, Inc.
13.2.9 Agrolab Gmbh
13.2.10 AGQ Labs USA

14 Adjacent and Related Markets
14.1 Introduction
14.2 Limitations
14.3 Food Authenticity Testing Market
14.3.1 Market Definition
14.3.2 Market Overview
14.4 GM Food Safety Testing Market
14.4.1 Market Definition
14.4.2 Market Overview

15 Appendix

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