Salmonella Pathogen Detection for the Nut Industry: Top 3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Testing Solution

Posted by Erin Dreyling, PhD on Dec 1, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Peanut_artSalmonella verification testing is an essential food safety measure for the nut industry, but finding a reliable pathogen identification solution that fits with your production needs can be a daunting task. With increasing attention on verification testing, it is essential for nut manufacturers to implement effective HACCP programs that ensure a safe food supply to the consumer. Verification screening with intervention steps to control various pathogens for at-risk foods is a critical component of any company’s HACCP program.

Whether testing products in-house or sending to a third-party laboratory, understanding the test methods being used is important. When evaluating a Salmonella pathogen detection method, there are certain key product features to consider:

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Corn meal and food pathogen testing

Posted by Ted Andrew, Senior Director, Product Marketing on Nov 19, 2014 10:31:00 AM

Corn meal has been a staple of the American diet since before the pilgrims set foot in the new world. They adopted it from Native Americans, who had been eating it for thousands of years. The pilgrims would ground it into a porridge known as “samp.”

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