Importance of ISO 11133 in QC labs

The ISO 11133 standard is the reference document for quality control laboratories that perform food and water analysis. This standard applies to culture media and materials to ensure their quality.


Review the main aspects of ISO 11133 regarding the preparation of culture media, production, storage and performance tests to ensure quality control and performance.

Topics discussed:

· Contextualization of ISO 11133

· Categorization of culture media testing methods

· Review of the modifications made in 2018 and 2020