Validations and Method Approvals

Industry leaders and experts alike have united in their praise for the FoodChek line of food safety microbiology products, confirming our revolutionary claims on the positive impact it has for the food processing and manufacturing industry.

Achieve your own peace of mind by discovering why each certification backs our claims of offering the very best in microbiology products for the detection of foodborne and environmental pathogens on the market today!

AOAC-RI PTM Validations

Actero™ Listeria Enrichment Media1
AOAC License 111201 and 071602

Actero™ Salmonella/STEC Enrichment Media1
AOAC License 041403

The Association of Official Analytical Chemists (“AOAC”) is a non-profit scientific association with headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. It publishes standardized, chemical analysis methods designed to increase confidence in results of chemical and microbiological analyses. Government agencies and civil organizations often require that laboratories use official AOAC Performance Tested Method (“PTM“) certification.

AOAC’s technical contributions center on the creation, validation and global publication of reliable analytical test methods, primarily to evaluate the safety of foods, beverages, dietary supplements, and similar materials consumed by humans and animals, or to evaluate purity of materials used in production of foodstuffs and their ingredients.

AOAC has 10 North American sections, organized geographically, as well as seven geographic sections in the rest of the world.

AFNOR Validation

Actero™ Listeria Enrichment Media1
AFNOR Certification EGS 38/05-03-17

The Association Française de Normalisation (“AFNOR”) is the French national organization for its international organization for standardizing activities, providing information, certification and training through a global network of key partners. The AFNOR group worldwide consists of the countries France, Algeria, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Gabon, Germany, India, Italy, Iran, Ivory Coast, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Spain, Senegal, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.

AFNOR provides certification in the areas of management systems, products, services, labels, individuals, private verfications, assessments, and online tests. They also offer assessment services in corporate social responsibility and of suppliers. More commonly known, AFNOR provides certification and audit services in relation to International Standards Organization (“ISO”).

Health Canada Approved Methods

Actero™ Listeria Enrichment Media1
Health Canada Approved Method MLFP-79 and MLFP-99

One of Health Canada’s responsibilities is to ensure the health and safety of Canadians as it relates to products and services, along with reducing health risk. The Health Canada Approved Method as it relates to food safety products and services applies standards and regulations to verify laboratory procedures. Health Canada publishes these approved methods in the Compendium of Analytical Methods.


1 The Actero™ Enrichment Media referred to is the patented “Elite” group of Actero™ enrichment media formulations.