Microbiology News : Jul 2009

RIDA®CHECK - Innovative Rapid Swab Test for Hygiene Monitoring of Surfaces
As micro-organisms are present throughout the environment it is essential that after surfaces have been cleaned, the effectiveness of the cleaning process is checked. Airborne bacteria are especially able to re-contaminate disinfected surfaces within a short time. Residues of foods that remain on more...
Merck Chromocult® Coliform Agar now Approved for Processed Food
Part of the innovative lineup of Chromocult® culture media from Merck, Chromocult® Coliform Agar is now officially approved by the AOAC® Research Institute for use in processed food. A test of three processed foods, sausages, cooked chicken, and non-fat dried milk, showed that Chromocult® more...