Romer Labs has announced that its RapidChek® Listeria NextDay test system earned Performance-Tested Methods (PTM) certification from the AOAC Research Institute for various ready-to-eat foods with a 27-48 hr. enrichment.

The AOAC PTM certification extension for food samples validates RapidChek Listeria NextDay as equivalent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service's 48-hour methodology for detecting all six Listeria species on food samples, including hot dogs, roast beef, frozen breaded chicken and meatballs and equivalent to the FDA BAM 48-hour methodology for various dairy products.

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