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Acceptability Canadian Listeria method for EU/US ?

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 10:33 PM



Does anyone know if the rapid Listeria method MFLP-28 (BAX method, MID-112) is acceptable for use in food samples for EU or the US? In the past, we have used MFHPB-30 and I think MFLP-74


I know that it can be used in Canada without issue.


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Posted 07 November 2017 - 01:16 AM

Does the manufacturer of the study have validation data? I would think that would be sufficient proof for the FDA / USDA, but I don't know for certain. Is there any way to validate it in your food matrix under your testing conditions?


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Posted 07 November 2017 - 07:28 PM

Typically if it's an AOAC method then FSIS tends to be pretty good with it. Internal validation data against the USDA MLG or FDA BAM method is always ideal for your specific food, as surprises happen.

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