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updated on 02.12.2021

BVL zoonosis monitoring detects STEC bacteria that pose a health risk

The German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) issued a press release about their Zoonosis Monitoring 2020. As part of the monitoring, Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) were detected in some product groups. These bacteria can cause acute intestinal inflammation in humans, some of which can take a severe course.

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updated on 01.12.2021

Extended preservation efficacy tests (PET) with Pluralibacter gergoviae

The testing of the microbiological stability of cosmetics is carried out by the preservation efficacy test (KBT). This test is usually carried out in accordance with the DIN EN ISO 11930 standard, also as part of the cosmetics safety report.

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updated on 19.11.2021

Rapid method for the detection of Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes in food can be the cause of serious foodborne illness. In case of crisis cases, an analysis as fast as possible is required.

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updated on 18.11.2021

Analytical tests in the preparation of the safety report of cosmetics

Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 makes clear specifications as to which data are to be taken into account within the framework of the preparation of a safety report. An important part is data on the stability of a cosmetic product.

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updated on 01.06.2021

Salmonella in food products

These bacteria are mostly transmitted through raw animal foods, especially poultry meat, eggs and pork. However, spices as well as herbs, can also be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is rarely found in most other foods.

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updated on 10.05.2021

Tenta Speed L. mono - A new rapid testing method for Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in food with detection in six hours!

Listeria monocytogenes plays an important role as an infectious agent in many different ready-to-eat foods.e.g. meat and fish products, cheese and fresh-cut salads. For this reason food manufacturers often carry out tests for the release of batches. These tests take at least 24 hours, in many cases depending on the method, this can even require serval days.

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updated on 05.01.2021

Stabilitätstests für kosmetische Mittel

Der Art. 3 der EU-Kosmetikverordnung VO (EG) 1223/2009 fordert, dass kosmetische Mittel für den Verbraucher sicher sein müssen.

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updated on 07.12.2020

Rapid testing method for Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in food with detection in six hours (same day result)

Listeria monocytogenes plays an important role as an infectious agent in many different ready-to-eat foods.e.g. meat and fish products, cheese and fresh-cut salads. For this reason food manufacturers often carry out tests for the release of batches. These tests take at least 24 hours, in many cases depending on the method, this can even require serval days.

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updated on 25.11.2020

Microbiological Quality Management & risk management under optimal cost aspects with the help of MQM

Microbiological Quality Management: Safety first
Risk management under optimal cost aspects with the help of MQM

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updated on 09.11.2020

ICMSF opinion on SARS-CoV-2 in relation to food

The "International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Food" (ICMSF) is concerned to summarize the scientific evidence and emphasize that there is no proven link between food and the transmission of the SARS CoV-2 virus.

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