Our catalog in PDF format contains details on the programs we offer and the analytes included in each program. Laboratories typically enroll
for one year, which includes three test events with two samples in each. Mid-year enrollments are welcome; we will prorate prices to reflect
the test events remaining. For information on how to order or whom to contact with questions, please click on the Distributor Locator link above.
NEW for 2016
Water Microbiology* – Quantitative tests for Total Plate Count, Total Coliform Count, and Total Enterococci Count.
Pseudomonas – Qualitative and quantitative tests for Pseudomonas sp. will be offered only in the third event of 2016.
Technician Competency – In 2016, Food Chemistry Proficiency Testing customers will also be able to submit up to four additional sets of results in using the Technician Competency program on www.foodpt.com.
*Not all analytes are included in API’s scope of accreditation. Our full scope of accreditation to ISO/IEC 17043 is available on our website at www.foodpt.com by clicking on the A2LA Accredited logo.
Added in 2015
Anaerobic Package (Formerly Clostridium) - This package offers participants the options to enumerate Total Anaerobic Count, Sulfite-reducing bacteria, Clostridium sp., and Clostridium perfringens. As with all other packages, participants can respond to one or more analytes in this package.
Cronobacter – Qualitative test for the presence of Cronobacter sp. – available only with a milk matrix.
Vibrio – Qualitative test for the presence of Vibrio sp. – no matrix.
Pseudomonas – Qualitative and quantitative tests for Pseudomonas sp. – available with either a milk or meat matrix.
Listeria – In 2015 the Listeria module will include the option to enumerate both Listeria sp., Listeria monocytogenes, or both. These options are included in the price of the Listeria module.
Quantitative Package – Also in 2015, participants will have the option to enumerate Osmophilic Yeast and Mold and Thermotolerant Coliforms. These options are included in the price of the Quantitative packages.