Jump to content

  • Quick Navigation
Photo
- - - - -

Pros and Cons of ATP Testing


  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 chrcia

chrcia

    Grade - MIFSQN

  • IFSQN Member
  • 55 posts
  • 14 thanks
4
Neutral

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Male

Posted 16 February 2018 - 11:28 AM

Good morning all I am looking for feedback for ATP testing pro versus Cons any feedback would be greatly appreciated

 

Thank you

Chris



#2 Charles.C

Charles.C

    Grade - FIFSQN

  • IFSQN Moderator
  • 17,636 posts
  • 4937 thanks
990
Excellent

  • Earth
    Earth
  • Gender:Male
  • Interests:SF
    TV
    Movies

Posted 16 February 2018 - 11:46 AM

Good morning all I am looking for feedback for ATP testing pro versus Cons any feedback would be greatly appreciated

 

Thank you

Chris

Hi Chris,

 

Please add some context.

 

Product ?

Process ?

Pros/cons with respect to ?

 

The answers may still be book size and are widely spread around this Forum.


Kind Regards,

 

Charles.C


#3 chrcia

chrcia

    Grade - MIFSQN

  • IFSQN Member
  • 55 posts
  • 14 thanks
4
Neutral

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Male

Posted 16 February 2018 - 12:21 PM

Primarily for now it is being used to check food contact surfaces and the effectiveness of the sanitation program.



#4 FSQA

FSQA

    Grade - SIFSQN

  • IFSQN Senior
  • 287 posts
  • 116 thanks
43
Excellent

  • United States
    United States

Posted 16 February 2018 - 02:03 PM

I don't see any CONS for ATP testing, as this is an effective verification step for your sanitation procedures.

 

It does not give you a viable micro count, but in a production environment its a good indicator of your cleaning/sanitation procedures within shorter amount of time.

 

However, quoting Charles, from the post above:

 

Product ?

Process ?

Pros/cons with respect to ?

 

The answers may still be book size and are widely spread around this Forum.



#5 FurFarmandFork

FurFarmandFork

    Food Safety Consultant, Production Supervisor

  • IFSQN Fellow
  • 1,264 posts
  • 578 thanks
174
Excellent

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Oregon, USA

Posted 16 February 2018 - 03:40 PM

Many conversations on this subject already exist on the forum:

http://www.ifsqn.com...-for-atp-swabs/

http://www.ifsqn.com...-effectiveness/

http://www.ifsqn.com...d-mold-testing/

http://www.ifsqn.com...obiology-tests/


Austin Bouck
Owner/Consultant at Fur, Farm, and Fork.
Consulting for companies needing effective, lean food safety systems and solutions.

Subscribe to the blog at furfarmandfork.com for food safety research, insights, and analysis.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users