Existing regulations cannot be easily applied to vitamins, minerals and herbs, requiring an innovative approach for safety testing.
Rapid DNA-based methods are increasingly being used by food producers to detect unwanted bacteria in their products.
Salmonella testing is costly due to the complexity of the organism and the numerous strains that impact food safety.
Food processors sometimes look for alternatives to outsourcing their food safety testing.
New regulations and HACCP programs require innovative approaches to identify Salmonella contamination.
Food manufacturers are under increased pressure to operate more efficiently and competitively.
Regulations in the EU drive innovations in laboratory testing analyses.