Food Safety Magazine

Food Safety Insider: Rapid & Automated Microbiology Methods

Food Safety Insider: Rapid & Automated Microbiology Methods
Lyophilized Microorganisms: Quality Assurance in a Pellet
Lyophilized Microorganisms: Quality Assurance in a Pellet

Lyophilization allows a laboratory to increase its efficiency while it is monitoring the quality of its processes.

Going with the Lateral Flow: Advances in Accuracy and Speed
Going with the Lateral Flow: Advances in Accuracy and Speed

Advances in the lateral flow immunoassay technique for food samples is a prime example of good science made better by improving connections between the building blocks of the method.

Rapid Enumeration Offers Results You Can Count On
Rapid Enumeration Offers Results You Can Count On

Microbial enumeration is a critical step in the food safety process.


The New Blue Plate Special: Advances in Chromogenic Media
The New Blue Plate Special: Advances in Chromogenic Media

The development of selective chromogenic media is arguably one of the first rapid microbiological methods developed for use in the food industry.

Optimizing the Bottom-Line: Advances in PCR Enrichment
Optimizing the Bottom-Line: Advances in PCR Enrichment

There are just three critical points to consider when adopting new food microbiology detection methods: accuracy, rapidity and cost.

PCR Offers Real-Time Realities
PCR Offers Real-Time Realities

Any intervention strategy must include a pathogen detection program in which the goal is to cull contaminated product prior to moving down the food production chain.

New-Generation ELFA Technology Pushes Scientific Frontier
New-Generation ELFA Technology Pushes Scientific Frontier

While ground-breaking at its inception, advancements in ELFA technology just keep pushing the technology forward.