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Access a more complete solution for each step of your microbiological food testing workflow

Our microbiology solutions bring together the best in food quality and safety testing. They include market-leading molecular instrumentation, sample preparation capability, PCR technology, and lab equipment and plasticware for foodborne pathogen and quality indicator detection as well as traditional culture media and biochemical or immunological tests. With our industry insight, scientific expertise and access to market-leading technologies that enable us to quickly develop new products and protocols, we can help you remain adaptive, responsive and competitive.

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Reduce your QC burden and maximize your efficiency with ready-to-use plates and bottles; streamline your workflow with Thermo Scientific™ Dry-Bags™ Enrichment Media filled using the Dry-Bags Peristaltic Pump; or select from a wide range of dehydrated formulations for your own media production.

Simplify and standardize your food sample handling when preparing dilutions for direct testing or enrichment using Thermo Scientific™ Dry-Bags™ Enrichment Media, Thermo Scientific™ Diluflux™ Automated Gravimetric Dilutor and Thermo Scientific™ Homogenizer Laboratory Blender.

Prepare even the most challenging food samples with options to pool, clean, purify, concentrate and automate your sample preparation for molecular detection and other techniques.

Detect and quantify food quality indicators, spoilage organisms, and bacterial and viral foodborne pathogens with a broad choice of traditional as well as real-time PCR assays.

Differentiate and confirm micro-organisms from solid and sometimes liquid media at genus, species and serovar level with a range of confirmation and identification products that use either biochemical or immunological characteristics.

Monitor and control your manufacturing environment. Verify the effectiveness of your cleaning procedures and reduce the risk of contaminating finished products with ready to use plates and molecular assays.

Trust our manual or automated solutions to deliver accurate results and enhance productivity for every step of the Salmonella test workflow. Our solutions bring together the best from sample preparation to pathogen identification, from flock management to egg and poultry production.

Salmonella control you can count on

Salmonella control you can count on

Simultaneously quantify & type with the innovative Thermo Scientific™ SureCount™ Salmonella species, Typhimurium and Enteritidis PCR Kit method. A simple, all-in-one solution designed to give you quantification and serotype results for the most common pathogenic Salmonella strains associated with meat and poultry matrices.

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Find the products and protocols for your food microbiology Salmonella testing

Find the products and protocols for your food microbiology Salmonella testing

View our simple method overviews and ordering information for testing for Salmonella in foods and associated samples.

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Thermo Scientific™ SureTect™ Real-Time PCR Assays

It's better to be sure. Confident PCR pathogen testing run after run

Thermo Scientific™ SureTect™ Real-Time PCR Assays offer few handling steps, simple sample preparation, intuitive easy-to-operate software and universal PCR processing steps. The range covers workflows to detect Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli O157:H7 and Cronobacter in a variety of food and environmental sample types.

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See the simplicity of the SureTect workflow in action

With the SureTect workflow you can access the information you need with a system that is rapid, simple to implement, and easy to run on a day-to-day basis. Watch the video to learn more.

Food Safety and Authenticity Bulletin

Keep informed about topics related to safety, quality and authenticity of foods and ingredients

Read the latest news, articles and updates in the Food Safety and Authenticity Bulletin.

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Food safety and authenticity webinar hub

Learn more about the latest food microbiology testing issues, trends, and solutions

Explore our Food Safety and Authenticity Webinar Hub to learn about the latest issues and trends within food microbiology testing, from experts working in the fields of food pathogen detection, authenticity, and food safety testing.

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Tips for successful culture media preparation

Free guide: save time and waste in your culture media preparation

Our culture media experts share their top tips in five key areas of media preparation to help you ensure your culture media is fit-for-purpose for accurate and easily interpreted results.

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Empower your food fraud management system

Empower your food fraud management system

Learn about the considerations for setting up a food fraud management system, including conducting a vulnerability assessment and developing a mitigation strategy, through the approach that Nestlé has taken to tackle food fraud throughout a complex global food supply chain.

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Change the way you control quality

Change the way you control quality

Enable quick and safe preparation of ATCC* and NCTC cultures for routine quality control testing with Thermo Scientific™ Culti-Loops™ direct-streak inoculating loops. Gel-preserved for enhanced viability and convenience.

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