3M Microbiology have announced that their 3M Tecra Salmonella Visual Immunoassay VIA Test method has been validated with the scope of ‘In Foods’ by the AOAC International Official Methods of Analysis for over 15 years, which includes the detection of Salmonella in peanut butter.
3M Microbiology continue to respond to the recall of thousands of peanut-derived products by reassuring their customers and the food industry that the 3M Tecra Salmonella VIA Test has been a recognised method, meeting the standards required to receive an AOAC Official Method of Analysis approval. With the recent events involving peanut contamination, the industry is being challenged to re-examine their testing protocols.
The 3M Tecra Salmonella VIA Test has long been a recognised and trusted method for detecting Salmonella. The customers are committed to using 3M Tecra VIA as part of their comprehensive approach to deliver safe, quality food products to consumers. 3M Microbiology continually partner with the food industry worldwide and are committed to respond with innovative solutions.
3M Tecra Salmonella VIA Test is designed to provide rapid, reliable and repeatable results regardless of the number of samples to be processed. The easy-to-use method is simple to incorporate into current workflows and detects Salmonella in raw materials, finished product or environmental surfaces.