What it tests
This food package includes the following parameters listed below:
Total Coliforms – Exist naturally in soil, water, and vegetation. Total Coliforms are generally harmless but there presence indicates inadequate processing or contamination
Fecal Coliforms – Typically found in the feces of humans and animals but may also be found naturally in the environment. Their presence may indicate fecal contamination.
Escherichia coli – E.coli are members of the fecal coliform group and their presence is an indicator of direct fecal contamination.
Salmonella – commonly found in the intestines of animals and birds. Salmonella presence is also an indicator of direct fecal contamination.
Total Aerobic Bacteria – Total aerobic bacteria represents the total number of bacteria able to grow in an oxygenated environment. Their presence is typically used to monitor quality and to look for significant changes in quality, sanitation, processing, and food handling.
Yeast and Mold – often lead to spoilage of food products, including low-risk foods.
This package gives a full panel for all these concerns in your food product. There are a number of biological indicators that CARO can test for associated with high-risk food products as well as inadequate processing, contamination, poor sanitation, and poor food handling processes that may result in preventable food poisoning incidents. Each of these can also be bought individually by contacting CARO directly.
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