Documents

  EU Regulations Commission Regulation No 156/2004 on the Community’s financial assistance to the Community reference laboratories pursuant to Article 28 of Decision 90/424/EEC  Regulation 156-2004 Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1478 of 14 October 2020 amending Reg. (EU) 2015/1375 as regards sampling, the reference method for detection and import conditions related to Trichinella control   Reg EU 2020-1478 Commission Implementing Regulation…

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Workshops

  NRL Workshop Rome 23-24 May 2019 Workshop Agenda Presentations May 23 Past and present status of taeniid cestodes in Iceland-Pálsdóttir GR Cystic echinococcosis in Bulgaria 2006 – 2017-Harizanov R A report of Croatian National Reference Laboratory for Parasites (genus Trichinella)-Balic D Trichinella species in change in Finland-Oksanen A Test sensitivity of a commercial serine protease digestion-Franssen F Foodborne parasites…

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Proficiency Testing

The EURLP organizes proficiency testing (PT) for laboratories performing official controls for foodborne parasites on food and feed, according to the ISO/IEC 17043:2010. This ISO standard defines the proficiency testing as evaluation of participant performance against pre-established criteria by means of interlaboratory comparisons. On May 2014, the EURLP was accredited by ACCREDIA, the italian accreditation body, as PT Provider (PTP),…

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Test methods

    The EURLP’s diagnostic activities are performed in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017. The lack of international standards for the diagnosis of foodborne parasitic diseases is a major constraint in implementing a quality assurance system. To date, few diagnostic methods have been standardized at European or international level (ISO 18743:2015. Microbiology of the food chain — Detection of Trichinella larvae in meat by…

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