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Russia Issues New Standards for Microbiology of Food and Food Products

October 11, 2016

Federal Agency on Technical Regulation and Metrology has issued new standards intended for microbiology of food and food products.

The standards are:

  • GOST ISO 20838-2014 Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the detection of food-borne pathogens. Requirements for amplification and detection for qualitative methods
  • GOST ISO 15141-2-2013 Foodstuffs. Determination of ochratoxin A in cereals and cereal products. Part 2. High performance liquid chromatographic method with bicarbonate clean up

Both standards are effective on July 1, 2017.

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