Tag Archives: Food Microbiology

IRIS Salmonella – Results on 1 plate in 37 Hours!

IRIS Salmonella – Results on 1 plate in 37 Hours | Medical Supply Company

IRIS Salmonella® is a rapid chromogenic method for detection of Salmonella spp. in human food, feeds and environmental samples. The method is AFNOR certified according to ISO 16140 standard for: All human and animal food products and production and production environment samples (excluding primary production environment samples) Detection of Salmonella spp. in samples from 50 […]

Introducing the new smaller and compact Mediawel 10 L

Introducing the new smaller and compact Mediawel 10 L | Medical Supply Company

Does your lab prepare smaller volumes of  dehydrated media? Do you need quick turnaround preparation times of media whilst ensuring the health and safety of you staff? The Mediawel 10L will ensure maximum sterility is achieved while minimising the damage to the nutrient components of the media. Media volumes from 1-10L can be prepared in 45-75 minutes. […]

Manual vs Automated Colony Counting

Manual vs Automated Colony Counting | Medical Supply Company

Accurately counting the number of colony-forming units (CFU) on an agar plate forms the basis of quality control microbiology testing for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food and environmental industries. Traditionally, colony counts were performed manually but this method is time-consuming, and can lead to issues with results, such as technician to technician variability and human error, not […]

NEW – The Polywel Automated Tube/Bottle Filler

Polywel Robotic Module | Medical Supply Company

Is your lab dispensing large volumes of liquid media into tubes? Do you need to automate the workload, increase speed and accuracy? Do you want your staff to use their time more efficiently? The Polywel allows versatility, accuracy and speed with these everyday tasks. The Polywel Robotic Module is designed to automate the filling of […]

2019 Updates to Microbiology Testing Standards

Staying up to date with the most current microbiology testing standards is a constant requirement for accredited labs. The ever-changing nature of international standards make this a time-consuming task, but it is necessary if labs want to ensure they are compliant and not following outdated methods. Our partners at Biokar have put together a handy […]

World Food Safety Day

World Food Safety Day food microbiology | Medical Supply Company

The inaugural World Food Safety Day, which is June 7th 2019, is supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The MSC product offering helps support microbiology laboratories in the food industry in Ireland to maintain the country’s reputation as one of the most secure food production chains […]