21 CFR § 112.55 - What microbial standards apply to the treatment processes in § 112.54?

§ 112.55 What microbial standards apply to the treatment processes in § 112.54?

The following microbial standards apply to the treatment processes in § 112.54 as set forth in that section.

(a) For L. monocytogenes,Salmonella species, and E. coli O157:H7, the relevant standards in the table in this paragraph (a); or

For the microorganism - The microbial standard is -
(1) L. monocytogenes Not detected using a method that can detect one colony forming unit (CFU) per 5 gram (or milliliter, if liquid is being sampled) analytical portion.
(2) Salmonella species Not detected using a method that can detect three most probable numbers (MPN) per 4 grams (or milliliter, if liquid is being sampled) of total solids.
(3) E. coli O157:H7 Not detected using a method that can detect 0.3 MPN per 1 gram (or milliliter, if liquid is being sampled) analytical portion.

(b) Salmonella species are not detected using a method that can detect three MPN Salmonella species per 4 grams (or milliliter, if liquid is being sampled) of total solids; and less than 1,000 MPN fecal coliforms per gram (or milliliter, if liquid is being sampled) of total solids.

[80 FR 74547, Nov. 27, 2015, as amended at 81 FR 26468, May 3, 2016]