Easy Plate EB

Easy Plate
is a convenient, prepared media plate with no need for media preparation or sterilization. Easy Plate is an easy to use alternative to in-house media preparation using traditional plated media that saves time, labor and reduces waste. Using an Easy Plate as a food microbiological test kit – which is about 1/20 volume of the traditional petri dish – saves space and allows you to run more tests with your current incubator space. Easy Plates come ready-to-use and immediately after opening the package you can place a sample suspension onto the media and start incubation.

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Easy Plate EB is a custom media formulation for cultivation of Enterobacteriaceae. A microbial test kit that contains Violet Red Bile Glucose (VRBG) media and a cold-water-soluble gelling agent that facilitates colony enumeration. The colonies are easily identified in 24±1 hours. Easy Plate EB is sold in packages of 100 tests in 4 separate bags containing 25 tests each. The shelf life is 12 months when stored unopened at 2-8℃.


1. Easily distinguishable brightly colored colonies at 24 hours

Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica
Incubated with Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica (NBRC 13245)

2.High correlation with the plate count agar

High correlation with VRBG agar has been confirmed for a wide variety of foods.


The gelled medium contains the pH indicator neutral red (red colonies) and crystal violet that causes EB colonies to turn red.



Klebsiella pneumouniae (NBRC 14940) Escherichia coli (NBRC 15034)



Freeze pork Beef brisket skirt

Product Specification

Product Name Easy Plate EB
Product Code 61978
Object microorganism Enterobacteriaceae
Incubation Times 24 ± 1 hours
Incubation Temperature 35 ± 1℃ or 37 ± 1℃
Storage Condition (Unopened) 2 - 8℃
(After opening) After opening the package, fold the open end of the package at least 2 times and tape it. Store in a refrigerator (2 to 8℃) and use within 3 months..
Shelf life 12 months after manufacturing date

100 tests (25 tests x 4 bags)