Food Microbiology

Microbiological analysis is important to determine the safety and quality of food. More recently, advances in biotechnology have led to the development of "rapid methods" that minimize man effort, providing results in less time, thus reducing cost.

Infrastructure

broad parameters



OBIL capability matrix for food testing-Microbiology

Hygiene Indicators Pathogens Environmental pathogens Allergens
  • Total plate count
  • Total viable count
  • Coliforms
  • E.coli
  • Yeasts
  • Molds
  • Lactic Acid bacteria
  • Psychrophilic bacteria
  • E.coli 0157:H7
  • Salmonella
  • Shigella
  • Vibrio's
  • Listeria
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • yeasts
  • Molds
  • Pseudomonas
  • Bacillus
  • Cronobacter
  • Listeria
  • Legionella
  • Clostridia
  • Atypical Bacteria
  • Albumin
  • Peanut
  • Gluten
       
Hygiene monitoring ATP tests for
  • Surface ATP
  • Total ATP
  • Free ATP