• 1-800-526-8630U.S. (TOLL FREE)
  • 1-917-300-0470EAST COAST U.S.
  • +353-1-416-8900REST OF WORLD
Food Micro—Fifth Edition: Microbiology Testing in the US Food Industry Product Image

Food Micro—Fifth Edition: Microbiology Testing in the US Food Industry

  • ID: 2357062
  • May 2012
  • Region: United States
  • Strategic Consulting Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M
  • BioControl
  • Biotecon
  • Life Technologies
  • Pall Corporation
  • Roka Bioscience
  • MORE

Food Microbiology Testing Shows Healthy Growth

New regulations and public demand for safe food fuel growth in testing volume in the food processing industry and competition among industrial diagnostics companies. Woodstock, VT — Industrial diagnostic companies competing in the food sector will continue to face exciting but turbulent times in the coming few years, according to a new report from Strategic Consulting, Inc., a leading knowledge resource for the industrial diagnostics industry.

In its new report, Food Micro, Fifth Edition: Microbiology Testing in the U.S. Food Industry (Food Micro—5), Strategic Consulting (SCI) tracks changes to microbiology testing practices as the U.S. food industry strives to produce safe and wholesome foods in an increasingly global market. According to the report, new regulatory requirements and heightened public concern about food safety issues have increased concern and testing in the food sector: In 2010, 213.2 million microbiology tests were collected in the US food processing industry, a 14.4% increase since 2008.

“After a decade of solid but quiet growth, the microbiology testing requirements of the food READ MORE >

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 3M
  • BioControl
  • Biotecon
  • Life Technologies
  • Pall Corporation
  • Roka Bioscience
  • MORE

SECTION ONE: Preface
Disclaimer/Intentions
Table of Contents
Table of Exhibits

SECTION TWO: Executive Summary
Executive Summary

SECTION THREE: Food Microbiology Market Summary
Introduction
Microbiology Testing Summary
Food Microbiology Growth Model—2010
Average Cost Per Test
2010 Food Micro—Organisms Tested
Where Samples Are Collected
Where Samples Are Analyzed
Segment Comparison Summary—2010
Micro Testing by Plant/Company Size
Methods Review—Routine Tests
Methods Review—Pathogen Tests
Food Micro Testing Summary

SECTION FOUR: Scope, Definitions, and Methodology
Introduction
Industrial Microbiology Market Summary
Food Microbiology—Market Definition
US Food Processing Plants
Methodology/Interview Summary
Glossary of Terms Used in Report

SECTION FIVE: Market Trends/Drivers
Introduction
The Public's State of Fear
Food Processors—Drivers
Regulatory Impact
Food Supply Is Global
Food Retail and Food Service Impact
Positive/Negative Trends Summary

SECTION SIX: Qualitative Discussion of Key Issues
Introduction
Biggest Changes in Past 3 Years
Desired Improvements in Micro Testing
Expected Changes in Testing
Use of Rapid Micro Methods Increasing
Holding Inventory Pending Micro Results
Pathogen Analysis at Plant
Need for Immediate Results

SECTION SEVEN: Comparison of Food Segments
Introduction
Microbiology Testing by Food Segment
Food Segment—Routine Testing
Food Segment—Pathogen Testing
Meat Sub-segment Analysis

SECTION EIGHT: Methods and Technology Review
Introduction
What Is Rapid Microbiology?
Method Review—Summary Information
Method Review—Changes Over Past 2 Years
Method Review—Routine Testing
Method Review—Pathogen Testing

SECTION NINE: Organism Review
Introduction
Methods/Products Used—TVO
Methods/Products Used—Coliform
Methods/Products Used—Yeast/Mold
Methods/Products Used—Staphylococcus
Methods/Products Used—ATP Testing
Methods/Products Used—Salmonella
Methods/Products Used—Listeria
2010—Environmental Pathogen Testing
Methods/Products Used—L. mono
Methods/Products Used—E. coli O157
Methods/Products Used—Campylobacter

SECTION TEN: Pathogen Analysis Trends
Introduction
Pathogen Sample Analysis
Pathogen Analysis Decision Process
Comments from Top-30 Food Companies
Changes Underway at Outside Labs
Changes in Detection Technologies
Pathogen Testing in Five Years

SECTION ELEVEN: Market Projections
Introduction
2015 Forecast—Tests Volume/Market Value
2015 Forecast—Routine Organism Testing
2015 Forecast—Pathogen Testing
2015 Forecast—Market Value

SECTION TWELVE: Competition—Business Review/Summary
Introduction
Competition—Business Review Summary
Competition—Routine Products
Competition—Pathogen Products
Competition—Evolution
Key Success Factors

SECTION THIRTEEN: Strategic Consulting, Inc.
Company Profile

APPENDIX A: Diagnostic Company Reviews
Introduction
AES Chemunex
Becton Dickinson
BioControl
bioMerieux
Bio-Rad
Biotecon
DuPont Qualicon
Idaho Technology
Life Technologies
Merck Millipore
3M
Neogen
Pall Corporation
QIAGEN
Roka Bioscience
r-Biopharm
SDIX
Thermo Fisher

- AES Chemunex
- Becton Dickinson
- BioControl
- bioMerieux
- Bio-Rad
- Biotecon
- DuPont Qualicon
- Idaho Technology
- Life Technologies
- Merck Millipore
- 3M
- Neogen
- Pall Corporation
- QIAGEN
- Roka Bioscience
- r-Biopharm
- SDIX
- Thermo Fisher

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

RELATED PRODUCTS

Our Clients

Our clients' logos