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Culture Media for Food Applications

COMPREHENSIVE CONTROL

More than 60 years of experience on culture media and microbiology have lead bioMérieux to develop a large range of culture media to suit your daily needs & improve your lab's quality work. 
Our plate methods demonstrate high efficiency and reliability. 

We propose recognized culture media solutions for all kind of applications in food microbiology:

  • For detection or numeration:
    • bioMérieux is the reference method for Listeria (ALOA).
    • Solutions for reference methods with a large scope of microorganisms are available : SalmonellaListeriaBacillusCronobacterCampylobacter 
    • For easier and cost-effective workflow : bioMérieux develops “bag and plate” solutions: alternative culture media methods being ISO16140 validated methods (e.g. Bacara for Bacillus or Salma for Salmonella)
  • For confirmation of alternative methods like GENE-UP®, VIDAS®, or other culture media methods.

bioMérieux culture media are available in ready to use culture plates, tubes, bottles or bags and dehydrated powders (availability depending on countries and culture media type: contact us for more information).The Quality Control Laboratories of Combourg and Craponne manufacturing sites (France), are accredited by COFRAC in accordance with the international standard ISO / IEC 17025: 2017 for the realization of the control and performance of culture media - Ready to use solid and liquids according to standard NF EN ISO 11133 “Microbiology of food, animal feed and water — Preparation, production, storage and performance testing of culture media”.
Indeed, the Combourg QC lab has obtained a renewal of its accreditation (Certificates number 1-6394 rev.3) and Craponne has obtained an extension of its accreditation (Certificates number 1-2367 rev. 7) which also takes into account the ISO 11133 standard.

These accreditations, together with all guarantees provided by bioMérieux, constitute the elements that can justify the simplification of performance testing at reception of our ready-to-use culture media.

For more information, please refer to our downloadable documents 

Official Communication “BIOMERIEUX accreditation communication 2022”
Accreditation Certificates number 1-6394 rev.3 (Combourg) and number 1-2367 rev. 7 (Craponne), that include technical annexes, also available on https://www.cofrac.fr.

To access the latest versions of certificates in force:
https://tools.cofrac.fr/en/organismes/fiche.php?entite_id=12113742 (Combourg)
https://tools.cofrac.fr/en/organismes/fiche.php?entite_id=12062679 (Craponne)

Product Details

Features

  • Easy to use protocols
  • High selectivity and specificity
  • Comprehensive range of chromogenic media
  • Internationally validated methods (ISO/AOAC)

Main Benefits

  • Available in ready-to-use culture plates, tubes, bottles, or bags 
  • Reliable and rapid results in 24 hours 
  • Allow for streamlined workflow and increased productivity  

Tests

Our portfolio of culture media solutions is designed for the detection of a wide range of food pathogens, including:

  • Listeria monocytogenes 
  • Listeria spp 
  • Salmonella 
  • Campylobacter 
  • EHEC 
  • Bacillus cereus 
  • Cronobacter 
  • Vibrio 
  • E.coli 0157:H7 

Food Culture Media Solutions

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FOOD CULTURE MEDIA.pdf
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6 MB
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ALOA® Detection, Enumeration and Confirmation of L. spp. and L. monocytogenes

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ALOA LISTERIA_1.pdf
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1 MB
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CAMPYFOOD® Detection and Enumeration of Campylobacter

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CAMPYFOOD CAMPYLOBACTER_4.pdf
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2 MB
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SALMA® Detection and Confirmation of Salmonella spp.

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SALMA SALMONELLA_1.pdf
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10 MB
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BIOMERIEUX and DAIRY INDUSTRIES

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BIOMERIEUX and DAIRY INDUSTRIES.pdf
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6 MB
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BIOMERIEUX and POULTRY INDUSTRIES

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BIOMERIEUX and POULTRY INDUSTRIES.pdf
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4 MB
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BIOMERIEUX and BEEF INDUSTRIES

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BIOMERIEUX and BEEF INDUSTRIES.pdf
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6 MB
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BIOMERIEUX and PROCESSED FOOD INDUSTRIES

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BIOMERIEUX and PROCESSED FOOD INDUSTRIES.pdf
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5 MB
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CULTURE MEDIA VALIDATED METHODS LIST

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VALIDATED METHODS LIST CULTURE MEDIA V2022.pdf
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59 KB
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BIOMERIEUX Accreditations Communication June 2022 EN

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BIOMERIEUX Accreditations Communication June 2022 EN.pdf
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663 KB
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Accreditation Certificate Combourg

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1-6394_ACCREDITATION Rev.3 Combourg_-_iso_17025.pdf
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215 KB
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Accreditation Certificate Craponne

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1-2367 rev.7 Craponne iso 17025.pdf
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66 KB
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