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#1 petera

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Posted 19 July 2018 - 07:18 PM

Can anyone advise on what micro testing should be done on vacuum packed potatoes with a shelf life of 7 days. 



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Posted 19 July 2018 - 10:34 PM

Can anyone advise on what micro testing should be done on vacuum packed potatoes with a shelf life of 7 days. 

 

RTE ?


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Posted 19 July 2018 - 11:54 PM

not my area but from my head  clostridium botulinium...l.mono.. bacillus.. and maybe ecoli..?


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Posted 20 July 2018 - 08:15 PM

They are raw 

 



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Posted 22 July 2018 - 07:25 AM

They are raw 

 

A possible micro spec follows  plus the vacuum packing adds (non) detectability of C.botulinum (see pdf file).

 

Attached File  micro.spec. vegetables.png   146.64KB   1 downloads

(For raw,NRTE the L.mono requirement is likely unrequired)

 

Attached File  FSA guidelines,C.botulinum Vac.-MAP chilled foods,2017.pdf   499.76KB   11 downloads


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Posted 22 July 2018 - 09:00 PM

Many thanks Charles 






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