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nBPW for Poultry Carcasses and Parts

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On July 1st, 2016, the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) released a newly developed Neutralizing Buffered Peptone Water ( nBPW ).

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  • nBPW is recommended for use as a rinse (or swab) for poultry carcasses and parts. USDA Institutes this “Fix” due to Salmonella false negatives.
  • The new buffer is officially replacing currently used Buffered Peptone Water because of it’s increased effectiveness in reducing the effect of potential carryover of antimicrobials.
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  • This solution came from a study by the ARS (initiated by the FSIS) to determine whether antimicrobial sanitizers might interfere with testing for Salmonella.
  • ARS researchers found that sanitizers used on poultry carcasses to reduce pathogens might cause false-negative results in tests for Salmonella.
  • FSIS believes the new nBPW solution will eliminate any problem of antimicrobial carryover in Salmonella tests.
  • Improve the efficacy of your poultry testing by using Hardy’s nBPW solutions!

nBPW Product Line

Description Pricing Pack Size Technical Information
nBPW, 10ml, 20x125mm polycarbonate tube K281 Pack of 20 view
nBPW, 25ml, 60ml polypropylene, narrow-mouth bottle U183 Pack of 20 view
nBPW, 400ml, 500ml wide-mouth polycarbonate bottle U181 Pack of 20 view

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