Government-issued food safety rules are designed to be highly fail-safe, which sometimes does not match commercial realities. We use both ComBase and CB Premium models, alongside HACCP analysis, to help client businesses operate where there are no better options. This can give a considerable commercial advantage by allowing customized temperature and time profiles that are not available to competitors.

Phill Dromgool
FoodAction - Food Safety and Food Technology Consultancy, New Zealand

I find ComBase absolutely essential to my teaching, research and outreach activities. I seldom go for more than a week without consulting it for solving a variety of food safety problems

Donald Schaffner
Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist

ComBase is a tool that helps our business to predict microbial responses in foodstuffs to support better and faster product and process design, and to assess and manage risks to consumer health. It is of great value to us

Alejandro Amézquita, PhD Science Leader
Microbiological Risk Assessment & Food Safety

We find ComBase a very useful tool and use it for a variety of activities including shelf life determinations, maximum run lengths for how long a line can run before it requires cleaning and to help define appropriate conditions for microbial challenge tests.


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