Bandar Seri Begawan - Perkinelmer's latest technology named Porcine Detection Kit provided a solution to all Muslims as it gives possibilities to detect pork with only a few simple procedures.
This was showcased at one of the booths yesterday in correspondence with the International Seminar on Halal Science and Innovative Product Development held at The Empire Hotel & Counny Club's Grand Hall.
PerkinElmer's Porcine Detection Kit provides quick, on-the-spot screening for pork detection in any other types of meat before sending the samples to the laboratory for analysis confirmation.
PerkinElmer offers two breakthrough Porcine Detection Kit - raw and processed meat - and provides quick and specific results with high sensitivity and thus it is helpful for the certifying agencies, contract laboratories and food manufacturers in accessing the purity of the meat products.
Designed for the fast detection of porcine meat traces, PerkinElmer's Porcine Detection Kit can provide a positive or negative result for the presence of Porcine biomarkers in less than 15 minutes.
With detection limits of 0.5 per cent for processed meat to a 0.05 per cent for raw meat, manufacturers, Halal food licensing authority or even non-technical users are able to conduct the test through a simple interface and minimum sample preparation for testing incoming raw ingredients to ensure Halal integrity of final food products.
Tan Boon Chun, the South Pacific Market Development Manager of PerkinElmer, said that the Lembaga Pengkajian Pangan, Obat-obatan dan Kosmetika Majelis Ulama Indonesia (LPPOK MUI) signed a two-year agreement with PerkinElmer for the usage of the test kit for Halal compliance testing, surveillance and monitoring in Indonesia.
The test kit has also been validated in Malaysia, with TPM BioTech Sdn Bhd, Universiti Putra Malaysia, and Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Halal Science Centre.
"We hope to share the technology with the audience and to create more awareness about the available technology to help and protect the Halal food integrity" Tan Boon Chun said.
--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin