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Horizontal methods in the field of microbiological analysis of the food chain from primary production stage to food and animal feed products, including the environment of food production and handling

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77

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 34/SC 9

28

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 34/SC 9

34

Participating countries

30

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 1 Microbiological analysis of meat and meat products Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 2 Statistics Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 3 Method validation Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 4 Proficiency testing Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 5 Food microbiology - Culture media (JWG between ISO/TC 34/SC 9 and ISO/TC 147/SC 4) Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 6 Food-borne parasites Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 7 General requirements and guidance for microbiological examinations Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 8 Preparation of test samples, initial suspension and decimal dilutions (Revision ISO 6887 series) Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 10 Serotyping of Salmonella Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 11 Detection of microbial contaminants in starter cultures and probiotics Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 12 Detection of spoilage thermo-acidophilic sporeforming bacteria Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 13 Enumeration of coagulase positive staphylococci using BP agar Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 15 Enumeration of psychrotrophic microorganisms Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 16 Yeasts and moulds Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 17 Sampling techniques from surfaces of food/feed environment Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 18 Enumeration of beta-glucuronidase-positive Escherichia coli Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 19 Guidelines for conducting challenge tests Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 20 Enumeration and confirmation of Bacillus cereus group bacteria Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 21 Enumeration of Enterococci Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 23 Sulfite reducing clostridia and C. perfringens Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 24 Detection of Shigella Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 25 Whole-genome sequencing for typing and genomic characterization Working group *
ISO/TC 34/SC 9/WG 26 Detection of Clostridium botulinum toxins Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 34/SC 9

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 34/SC 9 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 34/SC 5 Milk and milk products ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 16 Horizontal methods for molecular biomarker analysis ISO
ISO/TC 69/SC 6 Measurement methods and results ISO
ISO/TC 93 Starch (including derivatives and by-products) ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 4 Microbiological methods ISO
ISO/TC 209 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments ISO
ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 34/SC 9

ISO/TC 34/SC 9 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 34/SC 5 Milk and milk products ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 16 Horizontal methods for molecular biomarker analysis ISO
ISO/TC 69/SC 6 Measurement methods and results ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 4 Microbiological methods ISO
ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems ISO
ISO/TC 217 Cosmetics ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
AIIBP International Association of the Manufacturers of Stocks and Soups A
AOAC INTERNATIONAL AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Association of Analytical Communities A
AOCS American Oil Chemists' Society A
CAC Codex Alimentarius Commission A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ICC - cereals International Association for Cereal Science and Technology A
ICMSF International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods of the IUMS A
ICUMSA International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis A
IDF International Dairy Federation A
IUMS International Union of Microbiological Societies A
NMKL Nordic Committee on Food Analysis NMKL A
OICCC International Office of Cocoa, Chocolate and Sugar Confectionery A
OIE World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) A
WHO World Health Organization A
EU Specialty Food Ingredients Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries D
Date Month Location TC/SC Note

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 34/SC 9 - Secretariat

AFNOR France
Association française de normalisation
11 rue Francis de Pressensé
F-93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex
France

Tel: +33 1 41 62 80 00
Fax: +33 1 49 17 90 00

Secretariat direct:
Mme Gwenola Hardouin