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SC 9 'Microbiology' of ISO/TC 34 'Food products' covers the development of methods in the field of microbiological analysis of the food chain from primary production stage to food and feed products including food production and handling.

SC 9 focuses its work on spoilage, pathogenic micro-organisms (including their toxins), viruses and parasites. Horizontal topics such as development of standard for genomic analysis as well as general standard for method validation are included in the scope of the SC 9.

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TC 34/SC 9 page on iso.org

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