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EPTIS factsheet 141258 | Last revision 2021-05-23 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts141258 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts141258

PT provider
PT provider Fera Science Ltd Fera Science Ltd
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Remarks
Keywords
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Animal Feed Salmonella spp -
Beef Bacillus cereus -
Clostridium perfringens -
Coagulase Positive Staphylococci -
Coliforms -
Enterobacteriaceae -
Enterococci -
Escherichia coli -
Escherichia coli **enumeration by MPN** -
Escherichia coli O157 -
Lactic acid bacteria -
Listeria monocytogenes -
Salmonella spp. -
Yeast & Moulds (sum of) -
Cheese Escherichia coli O157 -
Chicken Aerobic plate count -
Campylobacter spp. -
Listeria monocytogenes -
Salmonella spp. -
Chocolate Salmonella spp. -
Chocolate Powder Salmonella spp. -
Cooked Rice Bacillus cereus -
Dried Egg Salmonella spp. -
Dry Cured Meat Listeria monocytogenes -
Fish Aerobic Plate Count -
Vibrio parahaemolyticus -
Flour Yeasts and Moulds (sum of) -
Escherichia coli O157 -
Fruit Juice Thermophilic acidophilic bacteria (TAB) -
Moulds -
Aerobic Plate Count -
Yeasts -
Ground Pepper Salmonella spp. -
Herbs Salmonella spp. -
Infant Formula Cronobacter (Enterobacter) sakazakii -
Clostridium spp. -
Salmonella spp. -
Milk powder Aerobic plate count -
Campylobacter spp. -
Clostridium perfringens -
Coagulase Positive Staphylococci -
Coliforms -
Enterobacteriaceae -
Escherichia coli -
Listeria spp. -
Salmonella spp. -
Mixed Vegetables Listeria monocytogenes -
Peanut (Ground) Salmonella spp. -
Pork Salmonella spp. -
Ready To Eat (RTE) Meal Aerobic Plate Count -
Listeria monocytogenes -
Salad Enterobacteriaceae -
Escherichia coli O157 -
Salmonella spp. -
Smoked Fish Product Listeria monocytogenes -
Soft cheese Listeria monocytogenes -
Spice Bacillus spp. -
Sprouting Seeds and Lettuce Escherichia coli O157 -
Salmonella spp. -
Swab (Cotton) Aerobic Plate Count -
Swab (Sponge) Aerobic Plate Count -
Escherichia coli O157 -
Listeria monocytogenes -
Salmonella spp. -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee On application
Regularly operated Yes (Over 50 tests a year)
Year of first operation 1995
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Fera Science Ltd
Sand Hutton
YO41 1LZ York
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1904 462100
Fax: +44 1904 500440
Web: http://www.fapas.com http://www.fapas.com
fapas admin
Phone: +44 1904 462100
Fax: +44 1904 500400
Email: info@fapas.com info@fapas.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21