Adenosine trisphosphate hygiene monitoring can play an important role in the verification of good sanitation practices.
Although pathogen detection has deservedly received much attention for food products and on food plant surfaces, few methods have addressed microbial contamination in water.
Alliant’s partnership with Bio-Rad Laboratories continues to reap enormous benefits.
The development of novel microbiological certified reference materials can directly address the valid concerns of industry microbiologists.
Microbiology International recently sat down with Brooks Wong of the USDA-FSIS to discuss use of the MediaPrep and MediaFill systems and how the equipment has affected its daily process.
The latest in automated pathogen testing.
With the focus of the Food Safety Modernization Act shifting from reaction to prevention, food processors will carry even greater responsibility.
Campylobacter has been found to be the most common bacteria causing human gastroenteritis in the world.
If you can save time, you can make more product and sell more product every day. But that product also has to be safe when it leaves the food plant.
The number one quality assurance (QA) mistake that food testing laboratories make is not having enough training for new employees.
Listeria contamination is an issue that can never totally be conquered.
Advances in real-time PCR methods for pathogen screening and identification can circumvent costly recall events.
An interview with Daniel Y.C. Fung, Ph.D. focuses on the latest innovations in rapid and automated microbial testing methods.
In addition to quality control programs, an added element of quality assurance programs implemented as part of quality management systems include HACCP plans.
The Food Safety Modernization Act requires that manufacturers preventive controls to ensure a safe production environment, which can best be accomplished through the implementation of a comprehensive environmental monitoring program.
We take a fresh look at microbiological testing as part of an environmental monitoring program.
Campylobacter is also one of the foodborne pathogens that have frustrated public health agencies’ efforts to reduce its contribution to illnesses.
EPA stated that the vast majority of dioxin exposure is found in food and there is a direct link between fatty foods and dioxin residues.
Food safety challenges and science-based strategies, methods and practices impact the way in which food processors address emerging food protection concerns.
Guidelines intended to provide assistance to carbon dioxide suppliers and users in achieving compliance with applicable international regulatory standards.