AME Certified Laboratories: In-house Food Pathogen Screening

AME Certified Laboratories: food production, food safety, food quality, food security

AME's Documentation

-United Sates Department of Human Services, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, BAM: Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli, July 2009, Bacteriological Analytical Manual, Chapter 4a, Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli
See:
http://www.fda.gov/Food/ScienceResearch/LaboratoryMethods/BacteriologicalAnalyticalManualBAM/UCM070080
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-United Sates Department of Human Services, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Sampling And Microbial Testing Of Spent Irrigation Water During Sprout Production
See: http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/GuidanceDocuments/ProduceandPlanProducts/ucm120246.htm#ftn1
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-See: "PCR Food Testing" at Wikipedia--http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCR_Food_Testing

-Revised BAM method for fresh produce and fruit wash water (coming soon)

-Revised BAM method for produce and fruit irrigation water (coming soon)

-Multitiered Approach Using Quantitative PCR To Track Sources of Fecal Pollution Affecting Santa Monica Bay, California
Rachel T. Noble,1* John F. Griffith,2 A. Denene Blackwood,1 Jed A. Fuhrman,3 Jason B. Gregory,1 Ximena Hernandez,3 Xiaolin Liang,3 Angie A. Bera,4and Kenneth Schiff2
University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina,1 and Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Westminster,2 University of Southern California, Los Angeles,3 and Santa Monica Baykeeper, Santa Monica,4 California
APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Feb. 2006, p. 1604–1612 Vol. 72, No. 2, 0099-2240/06/$08.000 doi:10.1128/AEM.72.2.1604–1612.2006, Copyright © 2006, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved. (See: ftp://www.sccwrp.org/pub/download/DOCUMENTS/JournalArticles/484_pcr_fecal_santamonica.pdf).

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AME's Suggested HACCP Microbiology Library

See: qRT-PCR Food Assays at Andy Moreno's Google books Library

Microbiology, Volume 153, Pages 1993-2816‎

Society for General Microbiology, HighWire Press - 2007 - Science - Snippet view


Suggested Vendor: Food Safety Sanitation (FSS)
Website: http://www.foodsafetysanitation.com/
Food Safety Sanitation provides food and beverage plant sanitation products and services, as well as food safety audits, consulting, and equipment.


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HACCP in the meat industry‎

Martyn Brown - 2000 - Limited preview

The meat industry is the sector in food processing most vulnerable to the effects of foodborne pathogens such as E. coli 0157 and Salmonella. As a result, it is constantly looking for ways of improving safety. Against the background of consumer ...Note:

 

Foodborne infections and intoxications‎

Hans P. Riemann, Hans Riemann, Dean O. Cliver - 2006 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview

This book addresses needs of readers from students and teachers to public health servants and managers in the food industry. It provides up to date information about disease agents and illnesses as well as epidemiological aspects and ...Note:

Advances in microbial food safety‎

Vijay K. Juneja, John P. Cherry, Michael Tunick, American Chemical Society. Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, American Chemical Society. Meeting - 2006 - Technology & Engineering - Snippet view

A timely scientific examination and definitive explanation of current food-safety technologies used in preventing, finding/detecting, removing, destroying, predicting behavior for better management of food-borne pathogens, topics of immense ... Note:

 

Manual of industrial microbiology and biotechnology‎

Arnold L. Demain, Julian E. Davies, Ronald M. Atlas - 1999 - Science - Snippet view

This second edition of the best-selling Manual of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (MIMB) brings together in one place the platform biological and engineering methodologies required to develop a successful industrial process through ... Note:

Food biotechnology‎

Kalidas Shetty - 2006 - Science - Limited preview

Revised and updated to reflect the latest research and advances available, Food Biotechnology, Second Edition demonstrates the effect that biotechnology has on food production and processing. It is an authoritative and exhaustive compilation that ... Note:

 

Foodborne pathogens: hazards, risk analysis, and control‎

Clive de W. Blackburn, Peter J. McClure - 2002 - Limited previewNote:

Food safety and foodborne disease surveillance systems: proceedings of an ...‎


Glenn E. Schweitzer, Mohammed Reza Zali, George Jackson (Ph. D.), National Research Council (U.S.). Office for Central Europe and Eurasia - 2006 - Technology & Engineering - Limited previewNote:

 

 

Detecting pathogens in food‎

 

Thomas Alexander McMeekin - 2003 - Limited previewNote:

 

Encyclopedia of food science and technology, Volume 1‎

 


Frederick John Francis - 2000 - Technology & Engineering - Snippet view

 

 

Safety in the agri-food chain‎


Pieternel A. Luning, P. A. Luning, F. Devlieghere, Roland Verhé - 2006 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview

Increasing public demand for adequate and safe food supply has led to extensive development in the field of plant-animal production, food processing, quality and safety procedures, food analysis and control and regulations. However, safety of ... Note:

Microbiological risk assessment in food processing‎

Martyn Brown, Michael Stringer - 2002 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview

Microbiological risk assessment (MRA) is one of the most important recent developments in food safety management. It provides a structured way of identifying and assessing microbiological risks in food. Edited by two leading authorities, and with ...

 

Fresh-cut fruits and vegetables: science, technology, and market‎

Olusola Lamikanra - 2002 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview

Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables: Science, Technology, and Market provides a comprehensive reference source for the emerging fresh-cut fruits and vegetables industry. It focuses on the unique biochemical, physiological, microbiological, and ... Note:

Public health microbiology: methods and protocols‎

J. F. T. Spencer, Alicia L. Ragout de Spencer - 2004 - Limited preview

A collection of readily reproducible laboratory methods for the determination of various pathogenic microorganisms, their effects, and possible measures that can be taken to counter them. For bacterial and viral pathogens, the authors give ... Note:

 

Microbiology of fruits and vegetables‎

Gerald M. Sapers, James R. Gorny, Ahmed Elmeleigy Yousef - 2005 - Science - Limited preview

Microbiology of Fruits and Vegetables presents a holistic view of the problem of produce contamination that examines both pre-harvest and post-harvest sources and practices. It addresses a number of topical issues relating to the microbiological ... Note:

Food Science and Technology‎

Geoffrey Campbell-Platt - 2009 - Science - Limited preview

This brand new comprehensive text and reference book is designed to cover all the essential elements of food science and technology, including all core aspects of major food science and technology degree programs being taught worldwide. "Food ... Note:

 

Microbiological testing in food safety management‎

International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods, R. Bruce Tompkin - 2002 - Technology & Engineering - Limited previewNote:

Making the most of HACCP: learning from other's experience‎

Tony Mayes, Sara Mortimore - 2001 - Limited previewNote:

 

 

Scientific criteria to ensure safe food‎

 

Committee on the Review of the Use of Scientific Criteria and Performance Standards for Safe Food - 2003 - Health & Fitness - Limited preview

Food safety regulators face a daunting task. They must craft food safety performance standards and systems that use the best available science to protect the health of the American public--while working within an increasingly antiquated and ... Note:

 

Quality assurance for the food industry: a practical approach‎

 

J. Andres Vasconcellos - 2004 - Business & Economics - Limited preview

Food companies, regardless of their size and scope, understand that it is impossible to establish a single division devoted to "quality", as quality is the responsibility and purpose of every company employee. Applying this theory demands the ...

 

 

Statistical quality control for the food industry‎

Merton R. Hubbard - 2003 - Business & Economics - Limited preview

Specifically targeted at the food industry, this state-of-the-art text/reference combines all the principal methods of statistical quality and process control into a single, up-to-date volume. In an easily understood and highly readable style ... Note:

HACCP in Meat, Poultry and Fish Processing‎

A. M. Pearson, T. R. Dutson - 1999 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview

Since its development by The Pillsbury Company as part of the US space program, the HACCP (hazard analysis critical control point) system has become the most important technique for the identification and prevention of foodborne biological ... Note:

 

Rapid and on-line instrumentation for food quality assurance‎

Ibtisam E. Tothill - 2003 - Limited previewNote:

The management of foodservice operations‎

Peter Jones, Paul Merricks - 1994 - Business & Economics - No preview available

Based on "Management of Catering Operations", this revised work concentrates on operational systems, demonstrating all theory in practice. It is written for the student and illustrated with diagrams and tables. It explains how to select the right ... Note:

 

The microbiological safety and quality of food, Volume 2‎

Barbara M. Lund, Tony C. Baird-Parker, Grahame Warwick Gould - 2000 - Technology & Engineering - Limited previewNote:

Global issues in food science and technology‎

Gustavo V. Barbosa-Cánovas, Alan Mortimer, David Lineback, Walter Spiess, Ken Buckle - 2009 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview

Global Issues in Food Science and Technology is a selected collection of contributions on topics important to food scientists and technologists working with the current rapidly changing global food supply. Organized into 24 chapters in four ... Note:

 

Emerging foodborne pathogens‎

Yasmine Motarjemi, Martin Adams - 2006 - Medical - Limited preview

Developments such as the increasing globalization of the food industry, constant innovations in technologies and products, and changes in the susceptibility of populations to disease have all highlighted the problem of emerging pathogens, either ...

Statistical quality control for the food industry‎

Merton R. Hubbard - 2003 - Business & Economics - Limited preview

Specifically targeted at the food industry, this state-of-the-art text/reference combines all the principal methods of statistical quality and process control into a single, up-to-date volume. In an easily understood and highly readable style ... Note:

 

HACCP in Meat, Poultry and Fish Processing‎

A. M. Pearson, T. R. Dutson - 1999 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview

Since its development by The Pillsbury Company as part of the US space program, the HACCP (hazard analysis critical control point) system has become the most important technique for the identification and prevention of foodborne biological ... Note:

Rapid and on-line instrumentation for food quality assurance‎

Ibtisam E. Tothill - 2003 - Limited previewNote:

 

The management of foodservice operations‎

Peter Jones, Paul Merricks - 1994 - Business & Economics - No preview available

Based on "Management of Catering Operations", this revised work concentrates on operational systems, demonstrating all theory in practice. It is written for the student and illustrated with diagrams and tables. It explains how to select the right ... Note:

The microbiological safety and quality of food, Volume 2‎

Barbara M. Lund, Tony C. Baird-Parker, Grahame Warwick Gould - 2000 - Technology & Engineering - Limited previewNote:

 

Global issues in food science and technology‎

Gustavo V. Barbosa-Cánovas, Alan Mortimer, David Lineback, Walter Spiess, Ken Buckle - 2009 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview

Global Issues in Food Science and Technology is a selected collection of contributions on topics important to food scientists and technologists working with the current rapidly changing global food supply. Organized into 24 chapters in four ... Note:

Emerging foodborne pathogens‎

Yasmine Motarjemi, Martin Adams - 2006 - Medical - Limited preview

Developments such as the increasing globalization of the food industry, constant innovations in technologies and products, and changes in the susceptibility of populations to disease have all highlighted the problem of emerging pathogens, either ...

 

Food Hygiene Microbiology and HACCP - Google Books Result

S. J. Forsythe, P. R. Hayes, S. J. Forsythe - 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 449 pages
Antigen assays are an alternative to RT-PCR and EM techniques for the detection of SRSV. ... 3 Nucleic acid probes and PCR Food microbiology is slowly being ...