Navigation Links
Linking the Global Food Chain and $2.9 Billion in Food Microbiology Testing
Date:8/29/2013

s in this segment reflect that fact. However, low levels of testing in some of the other food segments might not make sense given the increasing foodborne illness events in those segments over the past few years.

Where food samples are collected is another area of significant variation among geographic regions. Worldwide, 26% of all food microbiology samples are collected from raw materials and 25% are collected in process and in the production environment. The remaining 49% of tests are collected from end products prior to release.

Sample collection within geographic regions, particularly for pathogen tests, shows major differences. In North America, just 8% of samples for pathogen testing are collected from raw materials, while in-process/environmental sampling is much more aggressive at 44%. In Asia, just 8% of pathogen samples are collected from in-process/environmental sources, indicating that very different testing philosophies are at work.

While HACCP and other plant management strategies have been at the heart of food safety programs in North America for the past 20 years, it appears this is not yet the case in China, India, and other Asian countries interviewed. HACCP or “hazard analysis and critical control points” relies on system-wide measurement of potential food safety hazards rather than on finished product inspection and testing to detect biological, chemical and physical contamination in food before it leaves the plant.

ENSURING SAFE FOOD

According to SCI President, Tom Weschler, "If there were one overall conclusion about global food safety practices, it would be that food microbiology testing is far from homogeneous." There are important variations by organism, by food segment, by geographic region, by where samples are collected, and by method used for analysis.

Given these inconsistencies, how do we consistently ensure safe food? According to Weschler, the best way to start is to ackn
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. CSL Behring enrolls first patient in global pediatric Phase III pivotal study of recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor IX with albumin (rIX-FP) to treat hemophilia B
2. AbbVie to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference
3. Worldwide Marine Biotech Market 2016
4. Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Forecast, 2012-2016 Report Available Online by Researchmoz.us
5. Global Medical Polymers Demand is Expected to Reach 6,411.7 kilo tons in 2018: Transparency Market Research
6. Cell Surface Markers Market is Expected to Reach USD 23.03 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research
7. Global Biomaterials Market 2012-2016: Worldwide Industry Latest Market Share, Strategy, Growth, Size, Trends and Forecast Research Report
8. SCD-iBIO Announces Second International Forum on Commercializing Global Green
9. Molecular Cytogenetics Market is Expected to Reach USD 1.97 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research
10. Industries Show Strong Support for 2B Monthly-The Global Biocontrol & Biostimulants Newsletter
11. ACRES Launches Global Clinical Research Network Technology Platform
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014  Next month, executives from ... three key industry events beginning with Patient-Centered Clinical Trials ... in Boston , September 4-5. Patient recruitment ... and Aaron Fleishman will share insights on the ... a variety of tactics – from media to mobile apps ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... new work by a Florida State University research team ... take your temperature, emit white light, and convert photon ... looks like a butterfly. , Biwu Ma, associate professor ... the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, created the molecule in ... to discover that his creation has many other unique ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... PrimeSource Building Products, Inc., a leading ... to support their communication needs with the ... conferencing platform GlobalMeet powered by SoundConnect. The solution ... SoundConnect delivers award winning “results driven” business class ... be utilizing GlobalMeet powered by SoundConnect ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 2014 Green & Grow Inc. (GGI) ... funding and secured Otter Capital as a significant new ... commercialization of GGI’s Agriplier™ technology, building on recent compelling ... “Since our first meeting, we have been impressed with ... space,” said Alan Sobba, President and CEO of GGI. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BBK Worldwide Leads Sessions at Key September Events 2Novel 'butterfly' molecule could build new sensors, photoenergy conversion devices 2PrimeSource Chooses SoundConnect as Collaboration Provider 2Green & Grow Inc. Secures $6M Series B Funding from Otter Capital 2Green & Grow Inc. Secures $6M Series B Funding from Otter Capital 3
... LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 20 LI-COR announces its second,webinar ... in In Vivo Imaging: Near Infrared Optical Imaging of ... CDT., Near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence offers dramatic benefits for ... depth of penetration and,decreased autofluorescence and light scatter that ...
... 20 MedPredict, a global,provider of pharmaceutical competitive ... providing critical strategic insight for pharma,and biotech companies ... sclerosis,(MS) therapies., Biogen/Elan,s Tysabri has been under ... a rare and potentially fatal brain disease,associated with ...
... Joseph F. Finn, Jr.,C.P.A. ("Finn"), Assignee of the assets ... today that all pharmaceutical,intellectual property will be sold at ... of the pieces of intellectual property for sale is ... of a,branded drug that currently has more than $2 ...
Cached Biology Technology:LI-COR August 27th On-Line Webinar Introduces New Approach to Small Animal In Vivo Imaging 2Expert Neurology Panel Weighs Impact of New Reports of PML in Multiple Sclerosis Patients on Tysabri 2Spherics, Inc. Successful Bidder May Make MHRA Submission 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients ... 18 22, 2014 in San Diego, California. ... students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into ... encourage the participation of young scientists at the American ... 16 awards totaling $29,600., The FASEB MARC Program is ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... The support of peer groups and clinicians ... programs, according to recent University of Georgia research. ... the Athens-Clarke County area determined that role models ... of mothers of infants. , "Mothers who received ... at breastfeeding," said study co-author Alex Anderson, an ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) ... the American College of Sports Medicine,s Conference on ... in Miami, Florida. These awards are meant ... and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream ... the participation of young scientists at the American ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Breastfeeding study shows need for effective peer counseling programs 2
... Durham, NC The most toxic, brightly colored members of ... says a new study. So-named because some tribes use ... frogs of the Amazon jungle are well known for their ... forest frogs serve to broadcast their built-in chemical weapons: ...
... project to develop and evaluate new tools to control ... a five year, 12 million project involving sixteen partners ... Seventh Framework programme. Because malaria is transmitted by ... disease. Wide scale use of insecticides on bednets ...
... laboratory discoveries into daily clinical practice is important, but ... to the laboratory, to further explore and explain clinically ... basic researchers to understand and address clinical challenges and ... integrate and use new technologies. The key towards ...
Cached Biology News:Fitness tests for frogs? 2€12 million ($16.9 million) project to develop new tools for malaria control 2
Eppendorf tube holder, for Tube rack 175 x 12 mm, 100. Category: Chromatography Systems & Accessories, Systems....
... Alkaline Phosphatase, Calf Intestinal (CIAP), catalyzes ... RNA, and ribo- and deoxyribonucleoside triphosphates. This ... religation of linearized cloning vector DNA by ... may also be used for the dephosphorylation ...
Agarose, pulse field, 100 g. Nuclease-free.Gel point (1.5%): 36 1.5 C, EEO (-mr): 1800 g/cm2. Category: Nucleotides & Enzymes & Biochemicals, Ultrapure Biochemicals ....
Molecular Biological Resources has extensive abilities cloning and expression of prokaryotic and eukaryotic proteins. Please contact lloconne@molbiores.com to discuss your project. Contact lloconne@...
Biology Products: