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#1 naveenmur

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Posted 11 December 2019 - 04:59 PM

Hello,

 

Can you use FDA BAM or AOAC methods for pathogen testing in Canada for foods produced and sold in Canada? Or is there a regulatory requirement to perform testing with methods only listed by Health Canada like MFLP or so?

 

Thanks for your support....

  



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Posted 12 December 2019 - 07:10 PM

Any official method of analysis should be just fine, which would include FDA's BAM or AOAC. 



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Posted 12 December 2019 - 08:28 PM

Any official method of analysis should be just fine, which would include FDA's BAM or AOAC. 

 

Possibly assuming that the specific methods involved are recognized by Health Canada as equivalent to those published by the latter.


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Posted 12 December 2019 - 09:11 PM

Thank you both. 



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Posted 12 December 2019 - 10:00 PM

Not completely aware of the Canadian regulations, but it should be fine as long as it is in the scope of the an accredited lab.

 

See following link, sec 7:

https://www.inspecti...4/1528203403149

 

Hope it helps.



#6 majoy

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 02:38 PM

This is a link for the Official Methods for the Microbiological Analysis of Foods

 

https://www.canada.c...al-methods.html

 

This should you help you.


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