Linden Grain Medium (LGM) is a microbiologically sensitive, nutritive culture medium used for media fill process simulation in beverage bottling. The aim is to test the absence of spoiling organisms in high and low acids beverages.
The webinar explains the principles of aseptic media fill qualifications, the handling of Linden Grain Medium in the qualifications, the usage of LGM and provides practical tips, e.g. for PH adjustments, for optimal sterility test results.
Andreas Bubert, Ph.D.
Senior Product Manager, Culture Media Food & Beverage
Andreas Bubert has a Ph.D. in molecular microbiology and over 20 years’ experience in the food and beverage industry in our company. He is a member of AOAC RI Advisory Council, German VAAM and has authored over 40 publications.
Silvia Garulli, Ph.D.
Sidel, Parma, Italy
Microbiology & Aseptic Laboratories Manager
Dr. Silvia Garulli has a University Degree in Food Science and Technologies. With 18 years’ experience in microbiology, she joined Sidel in 2006, where she is now the manager of Group’s aseptic technologies and microbiology laboratories. Her role entails the management of scientific projects on beverages and on innovative decontamination technologies; Drafting of scientific experimental design for R&D projects; Customer proximity providing trainings and technical support.