The use of reference materials in quality assurance programmes in food microbiology laboratories.

@article{Veld1998TheUO,
  title={The use of reference materials in quality assurance programmes in food microbiology laboratories.},
  author={Pieter in't Veld},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={35-41}
}
Nine different reference materials (RMs) for use in food and water microbiology have been developed with the support of the European Commission (EC). The production process of RMs is based on spray drying bacteria suspended in milk. The highly contaminated milk powder (HCMP) obtained is mixed with sterile milk powder to achieve the desired level of… CONTINUE READING