Laboratories should have quality-control procedures for monitoring the validity of all tests and calibrations undertaken, including the use of certified reference materials.
Established ATP technology has proven to be invaluable for rapid, accurate and inexpensive hygiene monitoring.
Molecular methods for food pathogen detection continue to improve, as more emerging pathogens are being described around the world in molecular terms.
Are PCR-based methods appropriate for the detection of Listeria spp. in environmental surface samples?
Rapid Salmonella testing is advanced using thermocycling in conjunction with AOAC-approved methods.
Rapid culture methods for Salmonella help you release product sooner.
Advances in PCR kits have lead to improvements in testing for Salmonella.
Fast, accurate results are critical for delivering safer food products for consumers and are more profitable growth for food companies.
Most experts agree that one of the key pathways to preventing E. coli outbreaks is the early detection of the pathogen.
Rapid optical system can detect conventional microbial contamination or presence of desired probiotic organisms.
Your objective in taking samples and performing tests as well as knowing the limitations of the test you choose are all important for microbiological testing.
Although most regulatory and scientific organizations have yet to conclude that acrylamide present a risk to human health, consumer fear is a business concern.
Increasingly, food analysis methods are built around high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), which has proven to be an optimal technology for detecting and/or quantifying the vast majority of food analytes.
While sampling and testing for adulterants can fulfill significant objectives in a food safety program, the implications are profound and often painful if not done properly.
Atmospheric plasma offers a number of advantages over existing food safety technologies in meat production facilities.