IAFP - July 25-28, 2015
ceeram will be present again for the 5th consecutive year at the Annual Meeting of the International Association of Food Protection, held in Portland, OR, USA :: Visit us @biomerieux booth.
The facts in the US
CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.
Outbreak-associated Illnesses in the USDuring a 1998-2008 period, norovirus (and leafy greens) was the cause of almost 4000 illnesses in the US.
Hepatitis A virus :: pomegranate arils
165 people were confirmed to have become ill from hepatitis A linked to pomegranate arils contained in ‘Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend’ in 10 states in 2013.
Solutions for virus detection in Food
ISO/TS 15216 :: qualitative & quantitative method
- ISO/TS 15216-1:2013 describes a method for quantification of levels of HAV and NoV genogroup I (GI) and II (GII) RNA.
- ISO/TS 15216-2:2013 describes a method for qualitative detection of HAV and NoV genogroups I (GI) and II (GII), from test samples of foodstuffs or food surfaces.
Minimag & Nuclisens Solution
Recommended in the ISO/TS 15216, the MiniMAG® / NucliSENS® solution offers top advantages for nucleic acid extraction and purification.
ceeramTools® :: Foodborne Virus Detection Kits
Ceeram manufactures a range of kits for the detection and identification of Food- and Waterborne viruses, complying to the ISO15216 Standard.