Microbiological Feed Analyze Sampling Procedure

SAMPLING AND SHIPMENT

The sampling stage directly affect the quality of the analytical results. It’s your responsibility to ensure the quality of the sampling, conservation and proper transportation of them, following these instructions.

PROCEDURE FOR SAMPLES DEPOSIT AT THE LABORATORY

If you bring your samples at the laboratory, you’ll have to use the delivery door on the right side of the office. Please ring the bell and once the door is open, drop off your samples and sign the register affixed inside the door.

BAGS

Please use the sampling bags supplied by the laboratory. If you can’t, a Ziploc type bag is ok.

SAMPLING

STANDARD TESTING: Send the sample with the form.

 MANY SAMPLES: Please numbered your bags and write the same number on the form.

WASTE: Be careful to remove all waste from your samples (rope, rock or plastic, etc.).

SALMONELLA-YEAST-MOLD: Send a specific sample for this kind of analyze, join it whit the microbiology form. No sample separation will be done at the laboratory.

ALL WET OR REFRIGERATED PRODUCTS: Store between 2-8 °C until arrival at the laboratory.

 QUANTITY REQUIRED: Send at least 75 g per test requested. (For raw meats, raw poultry, fruit and vegetable products, a minimum of 375 g is required for salmonella analysis.)

 


RESTRICTION

TYPE OF ANALYSIS

ANALYSIS

METHOD

MINIMUM QUANTITIES REQUIRED*

WORK SEQUENCE

Scheduled Closure

Start

End

Saturday
& Sunday
(week-end)

Pathogen detection

Salmonella spp.

detection

MFLP-49

75 g

Exceptions (raw poultry, raw meat or fruit and vegetable based products): 375 g

Monday or Thursday depending on the volume received

Undetected/Presumptive: : Tuesday or Friday

Confirmation by MFHPB-20

-

Presumptive from Tuesday to Friday

Undetected/Presumptive/ Detected:

3 to 5 business days later

Serotyping (external)

-

1 to 3 business days following MFHPB-20 result

Up to 8 weeks later

Enumeration of indicator microorganisms

Enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae

MFLP-09

75 g

Monday to Thursday

Tuesday to Friday

Enumeration of yeasts and molds

MFHPB-32

75 g

Friday

Pre-read 3 d: next Monday End 5 d: next Wednesday

Enumeration of total aerobic bacteria

MFHPB-33

75 g

Monday to Wednesday

Wednesday to Friday

Enumeration of E.coli and coliforms

MFHPB-34

75 g

Monday to Wednesday

Wednesday to Friday

Enumeration of coliforms

MFHPB-35

75 g

Monday to Thursday

Tuesday to Friday

Membrane filtration

Microbiological water analysis

MA103

Bottle supplied to fill up to the shoulder (approx. 500 ml)

Monday to Thursday

Tuesday to the following Monday

 

* Environmental sample (sponges / swabs / cloths)

If several analyzes are requested: provide at least 1 sample for the detection of pathogen and at least 1 sample for the enumeration of indicator microorganisms.

Download and submit one form per sample

Submit a feed sample for microbiological analysis
pdf

COMPLETE with a ballpoint pen (no lead pencil). Always use your best writing or electronic version. Don’t forget to uncheck unnecessary boxes on the electronic form. ex.: toxins, last product code sent, etc.

Please put the form into the pouch provided for this purpose