Research and Markets: Global Food Safety Testing Market Report 2012-2016: Bureau Veritas, DNV Group, Intertek Group and SGS SA Dominate the Industry

Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the "Global Food Safety Testing Market 2012-2016" report to their offering. The Global Food Safety Testing market to grow at a CAGR of 7.01 percent over the period 2012-2016 One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of stringent regulations and quality standards. The Global Food Safety Testing market has also been witnessing the increasing use of rapid testing methods to detect pathogens. However, the lack of compliance to food safety regulations and standards could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. The Global Food Safety Testing market is witnessing increased adoption of the rapid testing methods. These methods are cost-effective and take less time to yield results than the traditional testing methods. They use highly technically-advanced biosensors and immunoassays to test for food pathogens such as Salmonella, E-coli, Listeria, Campylobacters, and others. PCR-based and immunoassay-based methods were highly popular in 2012 and they accounted for more than 25 percent of the total microbiology tests conducted. According to the report, one of the major drivers is the increasing number of food poisoning cases. The recent food poisoning cases in Europe and the US have forced consumers to accept only inspected, tested, verified, and certified food products. Further, the report states that one of the major challenges is the increased vendor competition. The market for food safety testing services is promising due to the urgent need to test food products. This is attracting several global and local vendors to the market, thereby fragmenting the market. This decreases the global vendors' shares and revenue in the market. The key vendors dominating this space include: Bureau Veritas SA DNV Group Intertek Group plc SGS SA Key Topics Covered: 01. Executive Summary 02. List of Abbreviations 03. Introduction 04. Market Research Methodology 05. Scope of the Report 06. Market Landscape 07. Market Segmentation 08. Geographical Segmentation 09. Key Leading Countries 10. Vendor Landscape 11. Buying Criteria 12. Market Growth Drivers 13. Drivers and their Impact 14. Market Challenges 15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges 16. Market Trends 17. Key Vendor Analysis For more information visit