28th November 2016 Content supplied by: Neogen Europe Limited
Neogen’s AccuPoint® Advanced Receives AOAC Approval
Neogen Corporation has received approval from the AOAC Research Institute for its rapid and accurate AccuPoint® Advanced ATP Sanitation Monitoring System.
Neogen’s AccuPoint Advanced is the first sanitation monitoring system to receive an AOAC approval, and this approval follows a recent study by NSF International that showed AccuPoint Advanced exceeded the performance of competitive systems. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) sanitation monitoring systems are used extensively in the food industry to instantly assess the effectiveness of sanitation programs.
“Each time we receive a validation from an independent third party on any of our tests, it provides further assurance to the food production and processing industry that our tests perform as expected,” said Ed Bradley, Neogen’s vice president of Food Safety.
“The performance of our AccuPoint Advanced system in recent independent evaluations by AOAC and NSF is very gratifying. We developed the product with the goal of creating a new sanitation monitoring system that is superior to anything else on the market.”
The results in the AOAC validation report (Performance Tested MethodSM 091601) provided evidence that AccuPoint Advanced produces consistent and reliable data for evaluating sanitation program effectiveness in food processing and food services facilities.
AccuPoint Advanced is an enhanced version of its earlier AccuPoint test system. Improvements with AccuPoint Advanced include: improved sampler chemistry to produce more consistent results with even greater sensitivity; an enhanced instrument to produce even faster results (less than 20 seconds); and advanced Data Manager software to easily streamline the testing process by creating test plans and syncing important data, while keeping a permanent record of sanitation test results.
Date Published: 28th November 2016
Source article link: http://www.neogen.com/pdf/PR2016/2016-09-19.pdf
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