Microbiology and Process Hygiene

We offer solutions for the prevention and solving of microbiological problems.

We perform:

  • Contract works
  • Applied research
  • Training courses and networking

Our main expertise:

Hazard characterization and risk management
– Determination of contamination routes
– Company based risk assessment
– Evaluation of processing technology
– Application of hurdle technology
– Modelling of growth and survival of pathogenic bacteria
– Detection of virulence factors
– Implementation of HACCP and FSSC/ISO 22 000
– Validation and verification

Shelf life of foods
– Identification of moulds, yeasts and bacteria
– Evaluation of processing technology and storage
– Shelf life studies
– Challenge tests
– Antimicrobial additives


Trouble shooting
Hygienic testing

– Efficiency of chemicals for cleaning and disinfection
– Antimicrobial materials and surfaces

Our research:
Our strategic research is on microbial risk assessment and risk management. The term risk comprises any problem caused by microorganisms.

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Phone 010-516 50 00, E-mail info@ri.se

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