All laboratories except one that took part in a proficiency test to detect Salmonella in flaxseed performed well, according to the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).
Four laboratories encountered issues during a proficiency test for Listeria monocytogenes whole genome assembly, according to a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report.
The aim was to help national public health reference…
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Cross-contamination in a laboratory was at fault for the finding of a finished product positive for Salmonella, according to a study.
In 2013, during a routine analysis of food samples, one finished chocolate product from…
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