Hygiena receives AOAC RI certification for its InSite Salmonella test device

The InSite Salmonella test device is easy to use and delivers results quickly and affordably

Hygiena’s InSite Salmonella test device has recently received AOAC RI Performance Tested MethodsSM certification. The device delivers diagnostics and software that meet global food safety requirements, while making the testing easier to do, providing faster results and at an affordable price. The latest AOAC RI approval for InSite Salmonella demonstrates the method’s sensitivity, reliability and matrix robustness.

Based on rigorous and independent analyses, the InSite Salmonella device is an easy-to-use test for the screening and detection of Salmonella enterica on food contact surfaces and other processing equipment containing stainless steel, plastic, rubber, ceramic or sealed concrete surfaces after cleaning. It is a self-contained device, which consists of a liquid medium formulated with growth enhancers and chromogenic compounds selective for Salmonella species. All InSite test devices contain neutralisers in the wetting solution to help combat potential sanitizer side effects and improve sample collection.

“Our core business is to provide food and beverage safety solutions to reduce the risk of individuals becoming sick from foodborne illnesses. This is something we take very seriously and it is our aim to help our customers in any way we can to build brand trust and loyalty. With this approval, we are adding another product to our food safety portfolio that is extremely reliable and demonstrates high-level performance. I want to congratulate the R&D team on creating such a great test,” said Steven Nason, CEO of Hygiena.

“We are proud that our testing products continue to be recognized by such a globally acknowledged agency. The validations have a reputation for the highest standards of excellence and thorough analysis. Such independent assessments give us the assurance we need to continue safeguarding our customers’ businesses and protecting end consumers by providing trusted, reliable diagnostics solutions to the food and beverage industry,” concluded Nason.