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Environmental Monitoring Program(EMP)

Enviromental Monitoring Program(EMP), is through the monitoring of production area and its surrounding environment, to ensure that production environment is not contaminated by pathogens and spoilage organisms, thus as a measure to ensure product quality and safety.

As an effective method of quality assurance, EMP has been widely used in many food companies. EMP can be used as an advantaged tool to identify the high-risk areas of microbial contamination, and to determine the effectiveness of disinfection control. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requires monitoring of the food processing environment to verify the effectiveness of pathogen controls in processes where a food is exposed to a potential contaminant in the environment.

With years of rich experience in environmental monitoring service and an excellent teamwork, Mérieux NutriSciences China food science center is able to target to provide factory on-the-spot inspection, EMP selection and sampling services according to customer requirement and QA assessment on product risk, to tailor effective environmental monitoring programs for the factory. Sino Silliker can help you realistic understanding of the factory environment risk, and taking corrective measures, so as to minimize product contamination issues and prevent recalls.

What main environmental monitoring service provided by Mérieux NutriSciences China now?

Regular Sampling: Environmental or product sampling according to customer requirement or Mérieux NutriSciences China plan ( following Global standard of Mérieux NutriSciences China EMP ).

EMP Establishment: Help customer established comprehensive EMP according to entrepreneurial types and the factory design differences, including EMP for pathogen and indicator organisms.

EMP Audit: As a third party to help customer assess the factory’s microbial risk, and put forward suggestion.

EMP Training: To provide comprehensive EMP courses and practical training to factory, and custom training courses associated with microbial cross-contamination.

E-learning platform subscription: Programs  designed specifically for continuous training of factory personnel, including online courses on EMP, GMP and cross-contamination risk control, HACCP, sampling techniques.

Trouble Shooting Service: To provide trouble shooting and consulting services to customer if the pathogens testing result is positive, indicator out-of-specs, and consumer complaints.

EnviroMap: Cloud-based comprehensive solution for EMP management and data analysis.

Environmental Samples Testing: To test pathogens with rapid method (BAX, VIDAS), GB, ISO, AOAC and other authority methods.