DUBLIN, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Food MicroFifth Edition: Microbiology Testing in the US Food Industry " report to their offering.
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.
This new report, "Food MicroFifth Edition: Microbiology Testing in the US Food Industry, 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 processing industry have been thrust into the public spotlight again, driving healthy growth in food diagnostic testing, says Thomas Weschler , president of SCI and lead author of Food Micro5. Given the opportunities in this market, strong industrial diagnostic companies prone to action should do well, he says.
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