In an open letter to the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association, Magna Medical General Manager Robert Greene addressed the importance of empowering deli managers with the necessary tools to "spot check" food product and machinery to prevent cross contamination.
In a recent lawsuit filed last Thursday, it was food from the deli department of a major national chain store that had been implicated as the alleged source of outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning.
The MMS Salmonella strip can detect 50 of the most common and deadliest strains. The strips are submerged in food samples, if the organism is present the strip will change color in less than 20 minutes.
Greene feels that every produce, meat, fish, deli, and dairy manager should have one bottle of instant salmonella and instant E.coli test strips to ensure food integrity for their departments. “Manager’s need to be empowered to go with their gut feeling” says Greene. “A $3.25 test strip could save them over $75,000 in lawsuits.”
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