Genevision® Salmonella Test Receives AOAC RI Approval
Warnex Inc. have announced that its Genevision® food safety test for the detection of Salmonella spp. has been granted Performance TestedSM status by the AOAC Research Institute and becomes the fifth Genevision test to be validated in the United States.
The AOAC Research Institute is a non-profit international scientific organization that administers thePerformance Tested MethodsSM Program. Within this program, an independent third-party review showed that the Genevision test detected Salmonella spp. as well as or better than traditional culture methods.
The test was granted Performance TestedSM status for a "Variety of Foods", after being tested in such foods as ground beef, chicken breast, pork cubes, cooked ham, chicken wings, clam chowder, cottage cheese, tortellini, apple juice, and cauliflower.
Warnexs Genevision Rapid Pathogen Detection System uses state-of-the-a rt genomics -based technology to rapidly and accurately detect the presence of harmful pathogens in food products. The technology allows for the simultaneous detection of multiple pathogens and processing of samples within 24 to 48 hours.
Source : Warnex Inc. [Canada]
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Posted on October 4, 2004