The Food Safety Referral Laboratory established in the year 2017 with funding by ICAR, is a multidisciplinary facility for testing of food for chemical as well as biological contaminants. The laboratory has been accredited with effect from 24.8.2020 by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) as per ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 for testing of pesticide residues, heavy metals, Sudan dyes and microbial pathogens in horticultural produce and in water. This accreditation is globally accepted as proof of conformance to the standard’s requirements. The laboratory is engaged in testing stakeholder’s samples for presence of these contaminants. The scientists associated with the laboratory are Dr. Debi Sharma, Dr. Partha P Choudhury, Dr. L.R. Varalakshmi, Dr. K.K. Upreti and Dr. K. Ranjitha.