Recycled oil, which includes both illegally recycled oil and that refined from low-quality meats and overused kitchen oil, can cause significant foodborne illness. Find out how to determine whether your cooking oil is contaminated.
Hygiena’s EnSURE monitoring system measures a wide range of sanitation, microbiology and quality indicator tests, all on one piece of equipment.
As interest in the use of advanced thermal and nonthermal technologies to process foods increases worldwide, special attention must be paid to identifying key goals for these new tools.
Ray Marsili, of Dean Foods Technical Center, describes the importance of shelf-life stability testing and the food chemist’s role in this area.
Conducting a microbial challenge study can provide valuable information to food processors.
To combat food safety challenges, quality systems and quality assurance are vital to maintain accurate, valid and reproducible food pathogen testing results.
A successful environmental monitoring program incorporates a comprehensive, multi-tiered approach to maintaining a low risk manufacturing environment.
Laboratories should have quality-control procedures for monitoring the validity of all tests and calibrations undertaken, including the use of certified reference materials.
Detecting the presence of those same spoilage organisms in a food processing environment before they have had a chance to multiply exponentially is not so easy.
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.
Rapid Salmonella testing is advanced using thermocycling in conjunction with AOAC-approved methods.
Rapid culture methods for Salmonella help you release product sooner.