What are some clear-cut methods to recognizing signs and certain types of contamination that can minimize risk and maximize production of pure, clean cannabis?
Environmental Screening of a Cannabis Production and Processing Facility: A Comparison of an Environmental DNA Microarray and Traditional Microbiological Plating Methods
A case study that demonstrates the utility and necessity of environmental screening in a cannabis production and processing facility.
The world of fungi, mold, and mycotoxins is explored and discussed.
Use the techniques described here to pass the state tests and ensure safe cannabis for consumers.
Here we look at different sources of potential contamination exposure that may be of concern to both the cannabis industry and the cannabis consumer.
This review article from an experienced pharmaceutical microbiologist discusses the risks of microbial contamination for the full range of cannabis-derived products and recommends the most appropriate microbiological quality requirements for each product.
An explanation on the theory and measurement of water activity, its mode of action for microbial control, existing water activity regulations for cannabis, and more.
Cannabis laboratories can get different results on identical samples. In this article, the author explains solutions to those problems.
Too often, cannabis laboratories get different results on the same sample. There are a number of causes and solutions. In this installment, the problem is presented along with its causes.
An outline of some of the current major challenges for both regulators and laboratories regarding the microbial testing of cannabis products.