The multistate outbreak of Salmonella Poona has the FDA, CDC and other officials on high alert nationwide.
The cannabis industry has the momentum to become a safe and regulated marketplace as state reforms continue, with testing and analytics acting as the wind behind its sails.
A commercial-grade LIMS designed to manage manufacturing data can help food producers comply with the ever-evolving regulatory landscape, protect their brand, maximize production, and ensure high-quality product standards.
Pathogen enrichment is a critical part of any microbiological testing workflow.
How to leverage LIMS to improve data quality, time to market and reduce costs.
All methods are not equal, and companies must understand the testing methods used on a Certificate of Analysis.
Accuracy and validity of food test results hinge on purified water and annual water testing.
CDC reports an estimated 9.4 million episodes of foodborne illness each year in the U.S. from known pathogens and an additional 38.4 million cases are estimated to come from unknown pathogens. In total, foodborne illnesses are thought to contribute to 48 million illnesses annually – resulting in more than 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. It is, in short, a big deal.
What happens when a food company does not have an effective environmental monitoring program in place? The cost of failure can be significant, warns Prof. Ann Draughon, ranging from placing contaminated food in the markets, to managing product recalls, and businesses getting shut down.