3M Microbiology part of 3M Health Care, a division of 3M India, a diversified technology driven company known for its innovative products and solutions organized a speaker programme on “Role of microorganism in safety, quality and shelf life of food” in Delhi on Saturday. As
Monitoring microbiological aspects of food is critical in assuring quality of foods particularly perishable foods. The goal of 3M Microbiology, a trusted global leader of food & beverage safety & quality monitoring solutions is to raise awareness and provide microbiological testing solutions for food industry regardless of the size of processing companies.
“In today’s global food industry, microbiological quality is essential for quality, shelf life and safety” said the key note speaker, Professor Purnendu Vasavada. He also emphasized role of environmental hygiene monitoring in complying with the good manufacturing process requirements “it is desirable to monitor microbial contamination in the environmental niches before the contaminations appear in the finished products.” Said Prof Vasavada, who is a professor of Food Science at the
The seminar on Process Food Safety was convened by Dr.Sushil Kumar erstwhile director and Vice Chancellor of National Dairy Research Institute , Karnal, a deemed university. He highlighted the importance and relevance of microbial quality of food and dairy products from food safety and public health stand point. This endeavor will help to harness existing food resources for higher profitability and sustainability for producers, processors and at the same time ensure safer and wholesome food supply to the consumers.
The seminar was attended by representatives of food regulatory agencies, food processing companies and representatives of research and development institutions from across the country.
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