Our labs are USDA recognized and are under government grants to conduct food microbiological research. Approved test methodologies include carefully selected FDA, USDA, BAM, USP and AOAC official methods. For more information about food safety methods, check out these Food Safety Guides. The MiL routinely performs rapid microbial identifications, confirmations, and tracks contaminant sources of all pathogenic, indicator and spoilage organisms using the latest technologies such as GC FAME, Biolog®, Ribotyping, and 16S rRNA base pair sequencing. Our computerized identification databases have over 3,500 microorganisms profiled and include all pathogenic bacterial strain subspecies, yeast and molds, and actinomycetes.
By Microbe Inotech Laboratories, Inc based in St. Louis, MISSOURI (USA).
In recent years there have been a number of scandals involving fraudulent mislabelling of meat in the human food sales chain, in order for the perpetrators to gain criminal monetary advantage. One prominent example in 2013 was the horsemeat scandal in Europe, where food products labelled as “beef” were found to contain significant amounts of horsemeat.
By Oxford Instruments plc based in Abingdon, UNITED KINGDOM.
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