NF VALIDATION (Agro): the news of April 2024 !

On April 9th 2024, the NF VALIDATION mark was awarded to 138 methods of analysis in food microbiology, validated according to the protocol EN ISO 16140-2: 2016.

In addition, 3 methods for detecting antibiotic residues are validated according to the antibiotic validation protocol of AFNOR Certification.

On the positive opinion of the NF VALIDATION Agri-Food Technical Board of 3 and 4 April 2024, AFNOR Certification approved :

Renewal of Simple Method for Salmonella (SMS®), VIDAP® Up Listeria (LPT) (bioMérieux), Neogen® Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Listeria (NEOGEN), RAPID’Sakazakii, iQ-Check E. coli O157:H7 and iQ-Check Salmonella II (BIO-RAD)

The extension of methods :

Thermo Scientific™ SureTect™ Salmonella species PCR Assay (OXOID Thermo Fisher) to extend the field of application to the analysis of samples in the primary production environment.

GENE-UP® Salmonella (bioMérieux) to extend the scope to the use of a new enrichment protocol with BACTVIAB® PMAxx™ pretreatment for the analysis of dog and cat food products (375g test samples).

Our next Agri-Food Technical Board meetings will be :

June 12 and 13, October 2 and 3 and December 4 and 5, 2024.