NF VALIDATION (Agro) : What’s new in April 2023 ?

On April, 7th, 2022, the NF VALIDATION mark has been awarded to 156 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 April 5th and 6th 2023, AFNOR Certification has approved :

  • Certification renewals (according to the new EN ISO 16140-2: 2016 protocol) for : iQ-Check Listeria (BIO-RAD), RHAPSODY A and RHAPSODY B (SOLABIA Biokar Diagnostics)
  • Certification extensions for : ALOA One Day to validate the use of new enrichment protocol with Listeria Boost Broth, TEMPO® EC to validate the use of the enrichment protocol for the analysis of dairy products with incubation at 44°C (bioMérieux), RAPID’E.coli 2 (coli 37°c) and RAPID’E.coli (Coliformes 37°C) to extend the scope to add « animal feed » category (BIO-RAD).

Our next meetings:

2023 : June 14th-15th, October 5th-6th, December 6th-7th