Tools to Avoid Product Recalls Due to Listeria
Frozen vegetables contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes have recently been linked to several deaths and resulted in multi-country product recall. To help company microbiologists, rapidmicrobiology.com has found some key products that are designed to help track and monitor Listeria in the processing environment and finished product testing.
Background on Greenyard Product Recall For some more details on the recent multi-country Listeriosis outbreak, Dr Kathie Grant who leads the UK’s national reference laboratory for L. monocytogenes discusses with rapidmicrobiology how whole genome sequencing helped to pinpoint the source of contamination as Greenyard frozen vegetables produced in Hungary. Read More
Food safety goes far beyond the visible. Changing regulations and complex processes can lead to delayed product releases. Learn more about Merck's safe solutions for food testing including links to their diagramatic representation of ISO methods for Listeria, Salmonella and Cronobacter testing. Read More
Julie Archer, Microbiology Analytical Services Manager at Campden BRI describes how their validated MALDI-TOF based Listeria identification service prevents unnecessary actions from false positives by delivering an ID in just 15 minutes. Read More.
Neogen’s range of validated rapid and conventional testing solutions can simplify the Listeria workflow of your microbiological testing laboratory. Find out more about our complete range of traditional and rapid methods. Read More.
Rheonix, Inc. launches the Listeria PatternAlert™ assay, a breakthrough method to rapidly characterize Listeria strains direct from enrichment. The method helps food producers identify Listeria harborage sites and trace back sources of contamination. Read More
Are you testing for Listeria monocytogenes in your production environment? RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes from Romer Labs® is fast, convenient, scalable and AOAC Performance Tested℠. Read More
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies’ innovative BACGene Listeria Multiplex Real-Time PCR kit detects Listeria spp. and L. monocytogenes simultaneously in less than 21 hours. Our other PCR kits detect the two separately and our ELISA kit offers a screening. Read More
The Matrix Gemini Environmental Monitoring solution provides a solid framework to drive food safety/HACCP compliance across an entire food processing plant. Early warning of food contamination avoids costly product recalls costing millions of dollars. Read More
Listeria is everywhere. When present in your food, beverage or pharma operation, it can sicken your staff, or worse yet, your customers - resulting in recalls, shut downs, and loss of revenue. Don't take a chance - test now, test often. Read More.
Rapid, simple, cost efficient system to assess microbial presence on surfaces and equipment. Read More
SwabSURE ListeriaP is a self-contained test for the presumptive detection of pathogenic Listeria from the environment and food contact surfaces. After incubation, a colour change indicates presence of L. monocytogenes or L. ivanovii. Read More
A highly efficient assay for the next day detection of Listeria spp. in environmental samples. Solus One Listeria provides a negative or a presumptive positive result from a single enrichment step in under 25 hours. Read More
Microgen’s new Rap-ID L. mono™ can differentiate between L. monocytogenes and L. ivanovii colonies grown on chromogenic media within 4 hours. Read More
Date Published: 1st August 2018