Best Practices for Pathogen and Allergen Testing

14:05 - 14:40

  • Why test for pathogens?
  • Testing Methods – what each method is, advantages/disadvantages, pictures and examples of each method
  • Testing Platforms – outline methodology for O157:H7, turnaround times, costs, etc.
  • Lotting – the importance of lotting for traceability, and recall purposes and maintaining lot integrity
  • Results
  • Allergens

Ross Ullman, Manager of Food Safety & QA – Processing, American Foods Group, LLC.