Use of Rapid Microbiological Methods

Comparing Rapid Microbiological Method Usage in the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries

I followed with interest Dr. Michael Miller’s blog from the PDA’s 6th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiology last week. Dr. Miller consults on regulatory, quality and compliance solutions for rapid microbiological methods (RMM) in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries, and was blogging on the meeting’s presentations related to rapid and alternative microbiological methods.

The meeting’s opening keynote was presented by Dr. Daniel Y. C. Fung, who is an expert in rapid methods for the food industry and an Industry Professor of Food and Science at Kansas State University. Dr. Fung’s presentation reviewed the last thirty years of global developments of rapid methods. Dr. Fung incorporated market data from SCI’s Industrial Microbiology Market Review, Third Edition (IMMR—3), on total micro tests conducted and total market size for food microbiology testing. read more…

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