ELS can help dairy manufacturers manage their food safety risk by providing real-time Polymerase chain reaction (rtPCR) testing for food pathogens for a wide range of matrixes including:

  • Raw or processed milk
  • Cheese
  • Raw or processed meat
  • Vegetables
  • Seafood
  • Environmental samples

ELS also offers Clostridia testing for cheese production. Testing can be done on finished product as well as raw or pasteurized milk.

Testing with ELS is:

Timely: The procedure is AOAC certified. Turnaround can be achieved in 24 hours for most samples.

Accurate: Since rtPCR is DNA-based, pathogens can be detected at very low levels, as low as one cell per 25 g. RtPCR testing is available for

  • E. coli 0157:H7
  • Listeria spp.
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Salmonella
  • Campylobacter
  • STEC E. coli, Cronobacter and Enterobacteriaceae (testing available by special arrangement)