Experts in Food Safety Diagnostics

Food Pathogens, Mycotoxins, Food Allergens & Much More.

Romer Labs is a top global supplier of diagnostic solutions for mycotoxins, food pathogens, food allergens, gluten, GMO, veterinary drug residues, melamine and enzymatic food analysis.


Romer Labs© Inc. was founded in 1982 by Tom and Marie Romer in Washington, MO as a testing service for mycotoxins.

Five years later Romer Labs© Inc. moved to it’s present location in Union, MO. In 1995, Romer Labs© Inc. developed their first test kit, the FluoroQuant©. Four years later in 1999, the Erber AG (the Austrian holding company) aquired Romer Labs© Inc. and Tom Romer retired

In 2002, the Romer Labs© Group idea was established resulting in the creation of Regional Business Units (RBUs) in the USA, Austria and Singapore. Later that year, Romer Labs© Diagnostic GmbH was also founded in Austria . One year later, the Romer Labs© Group concept was finished with the foundation of Romer Labs© Singapore Pte.Ltd. In the years 2004 and 2005, Romer Labs© in Singapore and Romer Labs© Diagnostic GmbH in Austria moved into a new set of locations.

Two years later, in 2007 Romer Labs® do Brasil Imp e Exp Ltda. was founded in Campinas and started working in the Brazilian market.

Quantas Analytics and Biopure Reference materials joined Romer Labs® Diagnostic GmbH and Romer Labs® (Beijing) Co. Ltd. was founded in 2009.

In 2010, Romer Labs UK Ltd. is established to serve the British and Irish markets. Worldwide cooperation agreements for hasty food allergens testing with ifp.

In 2012 Romer Labs acquired the SDIX Food Safety and GMO Business. The acquisition reinforced the company’s commitment to be a total supplier of food safety solutions and accelerates our move into food pathogen detection.