Testing and Analysis
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- Emerging Analytical Techniques for Shelf Life
Ray Marsili, of Dean Foods Technical Center, describes the importance of shelf-life stability testing and the food chemist’s role in this area.
- Do You Need Microbial Challenge Testing?
Conducting a microbial challenge study can provide valuable information to food processors.
- A Year in Foreign Material Contamination
A detailed discussion of maintenance system requirements to prevent foreign material contamination incidents is warranted.
- Proficiency Testing: A Laboratory Guide for Confirming Results
Tips for laboratories that need to defend their analytical results to their clients are presented.
- Modern Tools for Food Ingredient Safety
It is critical for suppliers and manufacturers to reshape, reinvent and reimagine their approach to ensuring the safety of food ingredients.
- Flavors Should Burst, Not Packages
While spoilage can take many forms, swelling packages serve as beacons of bacterial contamination.
- Utilization of Steam Heat Generated via Microwave Energy
This study evaluated steam-heat processing of food within a covered Cambro pan containing water with energy generated via microwaves.
- A Simple Introduction to Thermometry and Basic Calibration
An accurate thermometer in the hands of a trained food safety professional can mean the difference between health and illness for your customers.
- Building an Effective Food Testing Program for the 21st Century
Regulatory, legal and brand protection drivers have prompted food companies to expand their testing initiatives, utilize rapid testing methodologies, and employ emerging technologies.
- Development of a Rapid Method for Enumerating Specific Types of Bacteria
An enormous amount of research has been conducted with regard to detecting pathogenic bacteria; however, in many cases, pathogenic bacterial counts may be more appropriate.
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