dark overlay
nav button USDA Logo

FSIS

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Web Content Viewer (JSR 286)

Actions
Loading...

Summary Table of No-Objection Letters Issued by FSIS for Non-O157 STEC Test Methods

In an effort to increase public and industry awareness of available new technologies associated with the implementation of FSIS’ non-O157 Shiga Toxin Producing Escherichia coli (non-O157 STEC) policy, FSIS is providing the summary table below. This table describes the non-O157 STEC test methods that FSIS has received and reviewed and for which it has issued no-objection letters (NOLs).

The NOLs provide establishments with supporting documentation regarding the reliability of verification testing results.

This listing will be updated as new NOLs are issued.

No-Objection Letters Issued for Non-O157 STEC Test Methods
Log Number Company Name Method Name
12-SMP-0848-N-A Biocontrol Systems Assurance GDS Top 7 STEC (eae) method
12-SMP-0849-N-A Biocontrol Systems Assurance GDS MPX Top 7 STEC method
12-SMP-0850-N-A IEH Laboratories IEH Non-O157 STEC detection and identification method
12-SMP-0854-N-A Life Technologies RapidFinder™ STEC Screening and Confirmation Assays for Beef Products
12-SMP-0855-N-A Neogen Corporation NeoSeek™ Approach to STEC Detection Identification *confirmatory test
12-SMP-0858-N-A Bio-Rad Laboratories iQ Check™ VirX and iQ Check™ SerO STEC test methods
12-SMP-0860-N-A DuPont Qualicon BAX® System Real-Time PCR STEC Suite
12-SMP-0926-N-A Pall Corporation GeneDisc® Top 6 STEC test kit

For more information on test methods and their application, contact the test kit manufacturers listed.

For a complete listing of new technologies or for those interested in using a new technology, direct your request through askFSIS or you may contact the Risk, Innovations, and Management Division directly at:

United States Department of Agriculture
Food Safety and Inspection Service
Risk, Innovations, and Management Division
Patriots Plaza III, Cubicle 8-163A
1400 Independence Ave., SW.: STOP 3782
Washington, DC 20250-3700
Tel: (301) 504-0884
Fax: (301) 245-4793
 
Last Modified Mar 31, 2014