NF VALIDATION (Agro) : What’s new in February 2022 ?

On February  12th, 2022, the NF VALIDATION mark has been awarded to 150 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 February 2nd and 3rd 2022, AFNOR Certification has approved :

  • Certifications extensions of the Transia Plate Listeria (Millipore Sigma) to extend the alternative method to the use of a new enrichment protocol Listeria Quick Broth (LQB)
  • Certification renewals (according to the new EN ISO 16140-2: 2016 protocol) : 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Cronobacter (3M Health Care), GENE-UP Cronobacter, TEMPO STA, Gélose CampyFood (CFA), VIDAS Listeria monocytogenes Xpress (LMX) and VIDAS Listeria DUO (bioMérieux), AL Agar Détection Listeria spp. et AL Agar Détection Listeria monocytogenes (BIO-RAD)

Our next meetings:

2022 : April 7-8, June 15-16, October 6-7, December 7-8