Ever had a gut instinct you’re intolerant to a food or drink ingredient? Maybe your gut is trying to tell you something.
Taking a YorkTest food intolerance testing programme offers a fast-track solution to identifying your food triggers. Perhaps cow’s milk is bloating your stomach, or coffee is giving you a migraine. Maybe an unsuspecting food ingredient like chilli, lentils or bell peppers are causing you digestive distress.
We have won many accolades over the years for the outstanding service that we offer to our customers. We’re proud of the difference we have made to people’s health and the research we have carried out along the way. That’s why we have been chosen by over 50% of the UK market.
Here are our 12 pillars of excellence, which define the high-quality service YorkTest offers to every customer that takes one of our tests.
Established in the United Kingdom
We are a leading provider in food intolerance testing with over 35 years of experience and expertise behind us. We’ve also been voted ‘Best Food Intolerance Company of the Year 2018’. We have also been chosen by 50% of the UK market.
Our fully audited and accredited laboratory places us at the forefront of scientific innovation. We specialise in IgG (1-4) testing to give you your full food fingerprint profiling.
>98% Reproducibility RateThis means that two separate results of the same person’s sample will correlate with each other 98% of the time. We conduct regular split samples on all the tests we offer.
The journey of your food intolerance test starts and ends in one place – our laboratory. By placing your order, dispatching your kit and processing your blood sample all in one place, we fully safeguard the stability and security of your sample.
Dr Gill Hart has over 30 years’ experience in the development and validation of diagnostic tests / services and steers the company’s research opportunities and product development, along with Medical Director Dr Nick Summerton.
Quality Control Measures
We produce unique blood collection kits that comply with the European Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC (Article 12) and the European In Vitro Diagnostic Directive 98/79/EC.
The blood collection kits contain CE marked components and the tests used are CE marked. The kits are also manufactured by us to maintain full control.
We are the only food intolerance company to provide nutritional aftercare from BANT / CNHC registered Nutritional Therapists, ensuring that you receive the most professional and reliable dietary guidance.
Our friendly and knowledgeable Customer Care team are always on hand to support you. Need to know the minimum age for a food intolerance programme, or if certain medications can affect the test? No question is too small. You can contact them here or find them on live chat.
Our research shapes and directs the way in which we conduct our food intolerance programmes and other testing services, providing us with critical knowledge needed to help optimise your diet and wellbeing.
Published Scientific Papers
Not only do we constantly review our procedures in line with our cutting-edge research, we also regularly publish white papers and surveys, which are available to download from our website.
Trading in 49 countries and counting
We’re a global brand helping people to optimise their diets in 49 countries and counting…
…And that’s not all. We’ve summed up the above in a short infographic below:
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We’re passionate about providing you with a bespoke experience that can help to optimise your health and wellbeing from Day One. We have 35 years of experience, a wealth of customer feedback and robust methodologies behind us. Support, care and advice will be right behind you every step of the way.
We take a responsible stance in providing another option for those who have been checked out by their GP over their existing symptoms, and now wish to embark on an elimination diet.
Aside from our food intolerance testing services, did you know we also offer several other diagnostic tests? These include LiverCheck, AllergyCheck and our Homocysteine test. Learn more about all our products here.
Want to know what makes YorkTest ‘tick’? Check out our About Us page to see the friendly faces behind YorkTest.