Meat

Sensitive test systems to analyze meat and meat products

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Meat

When manufacturing meat products, many steps need to be controlled and monitored to obtain safe and high quality products.

R-Biopharm test kits can be applied throughout the whole food production chain: from raw materials to intermediates to final products, from the inspection of incoming goods to hygiene monitoring and finally to product analysis for correct labeling. Our large portfolio of different test formats can be used to analyze raw meat (beef, pork, poultry), sausages, ham, edible tissues, control matrices (e.g. hair) and many others.

Antibiotics

Incorrect or illegal use of antibiotics in livestock can lead to drug residues in meat and meat products which bear health risks for consumers. Additionally, the inappropriate use of antibiotics contributes to multiresistance of pathogen bacteria. Commission Regulation (EU) No 37/2010 sets allowable levels of antibiotics in foodstuff of animal origin, e.g. in meat (muscle): 100 ÎĽg/kg tetracyline, 500 ÎĽg/kg streptomycin, 150 ÎĽg/kg bacitracin and a zero tolerance for chloramphenicol.

Hormones and anabolics

Hormone and anabolic residues in meat can bear health risks for consumers. Therefore, in most countries the use of hormones and anabolics in livestock breeding is completely banned with exemptions for veterinary purposes.

Hygiene monitoring

Microorganisms such as listeria, salmonella, CampylobacterE. coli or Staphylococcus aureus may cause foodborne diseases. Moreover, it is important to monitor typical spoilage organisms to reduce losses during production and to ensure the product’s stability until the declared shelf life.

Mycotoxins

Meat and meat products can be contaminated with ochratoxin A. This toxic secondary metabolite produced by moulds can accumulate in various agricultural products. Contamination of meat occurs when animals are fed with ochratoxin A contaminated feed. Contaminated meat may pose a risk to human health.

Food adulteration

The varying prices and availability of meat products from different animal species (e.g. beef, horse) provide opportunities for the incorrect declaration of meat components. The identification of animal species is therefore very important in quality assurance. Moreover, the interest in animal speciation is based on religious reasons (halal and kosher food). To avoid fraud and financial damages, manufacturers should test their products with real-time PCR.

Acids, sugars and other constituents

Acids and sugars are often used as additives in meat production. For instance, lactic acid and acetic acid are added to meat products to increase the microbiological stability. Ascorbic acid is used as a reddening agent and as an antioxidant. Citric acid improves the peelability of sausages and stabilizes color, taste and flavor. Glutamic acid intensifies the taste. Glucose, fructose, lactose and maltose are added for flavoring and preservative action. The determination of acid and sugar content is therefore very important in meat production.

Allergens

Spice mixtures used in the production of sausages or other meat products may contain celery, gluten, mustard, nuts, milk or other ingredients which can cause allergies or intolerances. In most countries it is mandatory to label ingredients which can cause allergies or intolerances. However, unintended contamination is very common. That is why manufacturers should test their products to ensure correct labeling and to avoid product recalls.

Product portfolio

ProductDescriptionNo. of tests/amountArt. No.
RIDA®CUBE SCAN

The RIDA®CUBE SCAN is a photometric system that allows biochemistry testing, covering all enzymatic and colorimetric assays for the detection of organic acids (e.g. lactic acid), sugars (e.g. glucose) or other food components (e.g. sulfite). The …

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Weight: 2.4 kg
Dimensions: 16 x 13 x 14.5 cm
Android based app
Bluetooth and USB connection
Data transfer to host printer
ZRCS0546 / ZRCS0580
RIDA®CUBE SCAN

The RIDA®CUBE SCAN is a photometric system that allows biochemistry testing, covering all enzymatic and colorimetric assays for the detection of organic acids (e.g. lactic acid), sugars (e.g. glucose) or other food components (e.g. sulfite). The …

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Weight: 2.4 kg
Dimensions: 16 x 13 x 14.5 cm
Android based app
Bluetooth and USB connection
Data transfer to host printer
ZRCS0546 / ZRCS0580
RIDA®CUBE SCAN

The RIDA®CUBE SCAN is a photometric system that allows biochemistry testing, covering all enzymatic and colorimetric assays for the detection of organic acids (e.g. lactic acid), sugars (e.g. glucose) or other food components (e.g. sulfite). The …

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Weight: 2.4 kg
Dimensions: 16 x 13 x 14.5 cm
Android based app
Bluetooth and USB connection
Data transfer to host printer
ZRCS0546 / ZRCS0580
Enzytec™ Liquid Ethanol

Enzymatic assay for Ethanol in foodstuff and other sample materials. AOAC® Official Method℠ 2017.07 for kombucha, juices and alcohol-free beer.

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Test-kit with 2 x 25 determinations for manual use,
(500 tests on automated systems),
2 x 50 ml R1 and 2 x 12.5 ml R2
E8340
Enzytec™ Liquid SO2-Total

This test is a colorimetric assay used in wine laboratories for the determination of “total sulfite” (SO2 total) concentration in wine, must and other food samples. The assay does not involve any enzyme, the reaction is a chemical / …

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Test-kit with 2 x 50 determinations,
2 x 100 mL R1 + 2 x 25 mL R2 + 3.5 mL calibrator (100 assays)
E8600
Enzytec™ Liquid D-/L-Lactic acid

Enzymatic assay for D-Lactic acid and L-Lactic acid in foodstuff and other sample materials (without differentiation).

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Test-kit with 2 x 25 determinations for manual use,
(500 tests on automated systems),
2 x 50 ml R1 and 2 x 12.5 ml R2
E8240
D-Malic acid

UV-method for the determination of D-malic acid in foodstuffs and other materials.

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Test combination for 3 Ă— 11 determinations 11215558035
Ammonia

UV-method for the determination of ammonia in foodstuffs and other materials and for the determination of nitrogen after Kjeldahl-digestion.

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Test combination for 50 determinations 11112732035
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Product portfolio

ProductDescriptionNo. of tests/amountArt. No.
SureFast® Salmonella ONE

Salmonella spp. detection with real-time PCR Two in one – Salmonella test kit with included DNA preparation The kit is intended to be used for the fast and simple isolation and detection of Salmonella DNA from enrichment cultures. Each reaction …

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100 reactions F5211
SureFast® Salmonella PLUS

The SureFast® Salmonella PLUS is a real-time PCR for the direct, qualitative detection of a specific DNA sequence of Salmonella spp.. The SureFast® Salmonella PLUS real-time PCR kit has been validated and certified in combination with the …

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100 reactions F5111
Compact Dry AQ

Usage of Compact Dry AQ is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of heterotrophic water bacteria from water samples (drinking and ultrapure water). The ready-to-use plates consist of a special 50 mm diameter petri dish …

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HS9541: 100 nutrient plates,
HS9542: 40 nutrient plates,
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS9541 / HS9542
Compact Dry ETC

Usage of Compact Dry ETC is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of Enterococcus in foods and water samples. The ready-to-use plates consist of a special 50 mm diameter petri dish containing a detection specific …

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HS9461: 100 nutrient plates,
HS9462: 40 nutrient plates,
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS9461 / HS9462
Compact Dry BC

Usage of Compact Dry BC is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of Bacillus cereus in foods or raw materials. The ready-to-use plates consist of a special 50 mm diameter petri dish containing a detection specific …

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HS9721: 100 nutrient plates,
HS9722: 40 nutrient plates,
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS9721 / HS9722
Compact Dry X-SA

Usage of Compact Dry X-SA is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of Staphylococcus aureus in foods, cosmetics or raw materials – as well as pharmaceutical raw materials. The ready-to-use plates consist of a special …

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HS9621: 100 nutrient plates,
HS9622: 40 nutrient plates,
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS9621 / HS9622
Compact Dry YM

Usage of Compact Dry YM is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of yeasts and molds in foods or raw materials – as well as pharmaceutical raw materials. The ready-to-use plates consist of a special 50 mm diameter …

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HS8801: 100 nutrient plates,
HS8802: 40 nutrient plates,
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS8801 / HS8802
Compact Dry TC

Usage of Compact Dry TC is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of aerobic mesophilic count in foods, cosmetics or raw materials – as well as pharmaceutical raw materials. The ready-to-use plates consist of a …

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HS8771: 100 nutrient plates,
HS8772: 40 nutrient plates,
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS8771 / HS8772
Compact Dry ETB

Usage of Compact Dry ETB is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of Enterobacteria in foods, cosmetics or raw materials – as well as pharmaceutical raw materials. The ready-to-use plates consist of a special 50 mm …

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HS9431: 100 nutrient plates,
HS9432: 40 nutrient plates (HS9432),
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS9431 / HS9432
Compact Dry EC

Usage of Compact Dry EC is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of coliform bacteria and E. coli in foods, cosmetics, water or raw materials – as well as pharmaceutical raw materials. The ready-to-use plates consist …

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HS8781: 100 nutrient plates,
HS8782: 40 nutrient plates (HS8782),
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS8781 / HS8782
Compact Dry CF

Usage of Compact Dry CF is a simple and safe test procedure for determination and quantification of coliform bacteria in foods, cosmetics or raw materials – as well as pharmaceutical raw materials. The ready-to-use plates consist of a special 50 mm …

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HS8791: 100 nutrient plates,
HS8792: 40 nutrient plates,
four plates are packed in one aluminum bag.
HS8791 / HS8792
RIDASCREEN® SET Total (96 tests)

RIDASCREEN® SET Total is a sandwich enzyme immunoassay for the combined detection of Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxins A, B, C, D and E in fluid and solid foods as well as in bacterial cultures.

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Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 breakable wells each),
96 determinations.
R4105
RIDASCREEN® SET A,B,C,D,E

RIDASCREEN® SET A,B,C,D,E is a sandwich enzyme immunoassay for the identification of Staphylococcus enterotoxins A, B, C, D and E in fluid and solid foods as well as in bacterial cultures. Based on its sensitivity the RIDASCREEN® SET A,B,C,D,E test …

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Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 wells each),
one strip is necessary for analysis of one sample,
12 tests in total.
R4101
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Product portfolio

ProductDescriptionNo. of tests/amountArt. No.
OCHRAPREP®

Immunoaffinity columns for use in conjunction with HPLC or LC-MS/MS for detection of ochratoxin A in a wide range of commodities.

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10 columns (3 ml format) (RBRP14),
50 columns (3 ml format) (RBRP14B)
RBRP14 / RBRP14B
OCHRACARD

A qualitative screening card for detection of ochratoxin A at various levels in food and feed commodities.

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10 cards containing 20 tests and controls RBRP48
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Product portfolio

ProductDescriptionNo. of tests/amountArt. No.
RIDASCREEN® Nitrofuran (AHD)

RIDASCREEN® Nitrofuran (AHD) is a competitive enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative analysis of the nitrofurantoin metabolite AHD in shrimp and fish.

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Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 wells each) R3713
Premi®Test 25

Premi®Test is a microbial screening test that allows the detection of antibiotic residues, especially in fresh meat (beef, pork, poultry) in less than 4 hours. The test is sensitive to antibiotics of the following groups: β-lactams, cephalosporins, …

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25 ampoules R3925
Premi®Test 4×25

Premi®Test is a microbial screening test that allows the detection of antibiotic residues, especially in fresh meat (beef, pork, poultry) in less than 4 hours. The test is sensitive to antibiotics of the following groups: β-lactams, cephalosporins, …

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4 x 25 ampoules R3900
RIDASCREEN® Nitrofuran (AMOZ)

RIDASCREEN® Nitrofuran (AMOZ) is a competitive enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative determination of AMOZ in shrimp, fish, meat and poultry.

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Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 wells each) R3722
RIDASCREEN® Nitrofuran (AOZ)

RIDASCREEN® Nitrofuran (AOZ) is a competitive enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative analysis of AOZ in shrimp, meat (chicken, pork, beef), liver (beef and pork), fish, whole egg and milk.

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Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 wells each) R3703
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