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 proficiency test samples combine the test organisms into real food matrices or swabs, together with background flora to fully represent real-world samples.Salmonella is a well-known bacteria known for achieving sickness symptoms when consumed in large enough quantities. It is therefore imperative to highlight any potentially high levels of salmonella within infant formulas.Pork is consumed in large quantities across the globe, this can result in excessive strain to supply chains to meet this demand. This can, in turn, lead to contamination across stock, causing negative financial impacts as well as reducing consumer safety in products.To maintain consumer safety and highlight any potentially unsafe products being offered to consumers your effective testing practises are required. To safeguard these, Fapas proficiency tests can help you to highlight any areas of improvement across a range of real food samples, from which to achieve high quality, future-proofed testing ability for your customers to enjoy.Fapas proficiency tests can form the basis of your quality assurance programmes, from which to make these concise improvements in a cost and time effective manner.