NF VALIDATION (Agro) : News of December 2022 ?

On January, 11th, 2022, the NF VALIDATION mark has been awarded to 155 methods of analysis in food microbiology, validated according to the protocol EN ISO 16140-2: 2016.

In addition, 5 methods for the detection of antibiotic residue in food are validated according to the Validation protocol antibiotics AFNOR Certification.

Following the positive agreement of the Technical Board (TB) of Food expressend during its meeting held on December 8th 2022, AFNOR Certification has approved :

  • The certification validation for Listeria Precis™ (enumaration of Listeria species) (OXOID ThermoFisher) for the enumeration of Listeria spp. et Real PCR Salmonella spp. DNA Test and Real PCR Salmonella spp. DNA Test (IDEXX Laboratories) for the detection of Salmonella spp. in raw poultry meats, industrial poultry production environmental samples and poultry envrionmental primary samples.
  • Certification renewals (according to the new EN ISO 16140-2: 2016 protocol) : RAPID’B.cereus (BIO-RAD)
  • Extensions for : iQ-Check Cronobacter spp., iQ-Check Salmonella II, iQ-Check Listeria spp., iQ-Check Listeria monocytogenes, iQ-check coli O157:H7 for the use of a the new instrument PCR CPX OPUS Deepwell with the CFX Manager IDE v3.1 (BIO-RAD) et RAPID’E. coli 2 (E.coli 37°C), RAPID’E. coli 2 (Coliformes 37°C) to extend the scope to the analysis of industrial production envrionmental samples.

Our next meetings:

2023 : February 2nd and 3rd, April 5th and 6th, June 14th and 15th, October 5th and 6th, December 6th and 7th