This proficiency test is qualitative in nature, and addresses the detection of the pathogen Salmonella in animal feed.
Salmonella is well known to cause sickness symptoms when consumed. As such it is imperative to ensure only safe foodstuffs are offered to the consumer. Salmonella can cause a large amount of financial damage due to the spoilage of foodstuffs, this gives manufacturers a vested interest in the accuracy of your testing ability.
Proficiency testing from Fapas in ideal to ensure high quality testing measures are undertaken, to achieve the credible, repeatable results required to satisfy your customers, and regulators alike.
Microbiological contamination of food can cause a range of sickness symptoms, the most extreme of which can result in hospitalisation, contamination can also cause food spoilage. Contamination can result from raw ingredients, poor sanitation or hygiene practices, or inappropriate storage conditions. Our Food Microbiology PT samples combine the test organisms into real food matrices or swabs, together with background flora to fully represent real-world samples.