Current Fapas Food Microbiology (Fepas) Programme - Page 28

Fapas Food Microbiology Miscellaneous Matrices (Detection) Distribution Number and Date of Dispatch Detection Tests 229 230 231 29/01/18 26/02/18 26/03/18 Cronobacter (Enterobacter) sakazakii in infant formula (1) M230d20 Escherichia coli O157:H7 (2) in salad M231d11 Escherichia coli O157:H7 (2) in sprouting seeds and lettuce Listeria monocytogenes /Listeria spp.on sponge swabs M230d02 Salmonella spp. in animal feed Salmonella spp. in chocolate M229d072 Salmonella spp. in chocolate powder Salmonella spp. in ground pepper Salmonella spp. in herbs Salmonella spp. in salad Salmonella spp. on sponge swabs (3) M230d072 Salmonella spp. in sprouting seeds and lettuce (1) For this detection test participants will receive 2 samples each equivalent to 10 g. (2) The strain of Escherichia coli O157:H7 used in our samples is atoxigenic, i.e. it does not produce a toxin. It has eae genes but the genes for VT1/VT2/STX1/STX2 are absent. (3) For these detection tests participants will receive 2 sponge swabs. 28