Latest Food Microbiology News
A multiplex lateral flow kit for detecting Beta-lactams, Sulfa Drugs, and Tetracyclines antibiotics in milk now with AOAC RI PTM certification.
Gosselin's S-Diluter -1 and S-Blender-1 improves laboratory productivity by delivering quick and accurate dilution and homogenization of many sample types including food, agricultural, chemical and cosmetic samples.
Using the world's fastest spiral plating system increases lab throughput with fast (8 secs per plate) standardized plating and no intermediary dilutions, count from 100 to 1 x 107 CFU/mL on ONE Petri dish, save up to 75% on consummables.
Hygiena InSite is a complete self-contained Salmonella test that gives presumptive positive result after activation and incubation. Ideal for food contact surfaces, processing equipment and general environmental samples.
By acquiring AFNOR Expert Laboratory NF 102 Validation status, Q Laboratories, Inc. is one of only two labs in the world, and the only lab in the Western Hemisphere, certified by all three major certification bodies, AOAC, MicroVAL and AFNOR.
3M™ Molecular Detection Assays for Listeria, L. monocytogenes and Salmonella now have both AOAC OMA and NF Validation demonstrating they are equivalent or better than standard reference methods for detecting pathogens in foods and environmental samples.
The Concept range has been designed to maximize productivity of systemized anaerobic or microaerophilic incubation; bringing together a host of brand new features that will deliver immediate benefits in the laboratory.
Promicol ATP testing solutions are suitable for rapid microbial monitoring of a wide range of products from the food, beverage or cosmetic industry, from small scale of 10 samples a day up to high throughput robotic testing during installation of aseptic filling equipment.
Speed up decision-making process in breweries : New GeneDisc® protocols for assessment of beer spoilage bacteria contamination in as fast as two hours.
Get extra autoclave capacity with no addition to the footprint by using stackable autoclaves - as each chamber can run according to its own control programme, your lab will be able to sterilise media and equipment at the same time as decontaminating waste.
What checks do you need to do in between your pipettes' annual servicing? This easy to follow poster from INTEGRA tells you how to quickly check on your pipettes performance - see at a glance what you need to prepare, how to perform the measurements and how to analyze the data.
An evaluation study has confirmed Puritan's new EnviroMax Macrofoam Norovirus surface sampling swab with collection tube will reliably collect and transport norovirus for detection and quantification, can be used for monitoring or to confirm surface decontamination.
Get free samples of LabPlas' new Twirl'Blue sterile sample bags, specifically designed for sample collection in the food industry, the blue color increases visibility and bags are suitable for solid, semi-solid and liquid samples - free from RNase, DNase and pyrogens.
If you were going to test 10,000 chickens for Salmonella, which molecular based system would give you the fastest result? this efficiency study compares iQ-Check®, BAX®, VIDAS® and 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2, includes sample prep, incubation and assay times.
Dr. Roy Betts, Head of Microbiology at Campden BRI, reviews the current issues facing the food industry regarding STEC including how lab results should be interpreted. Campden BRI will be holding a seminar on STEC on 12 May 2017.
Visit Synbiosis on Stand 140 at ARABLAB 2017 to find out how to improve productivity and accuracy of sample preparation and colony counting tasks.
The Pulsifier II is a paddle free homogeniser for preparing food microbiology samples, it easily processes hard food types whilst reducing burst bags. Less food debris means easier pipetting, less need for filter bags and easier plate reading.
Visitors to Medlab stand B58 will be able to see Priorclaves' EH150 a front loading 150 litre autoclave where the side panel has been replaced by a clear sided panel to give visitors a clear view of the clean, structured lines of the autoclave build.
Lab M's new Chromogenic Agar for Salmonella Esterase (CASE) uses a unique chromogen that makes Salmonella show up as distinct turquoise blue colonies, whilst non-target organisms appear as black colonies.
With positive results available after 24 hours, CHROMagar™ Campylobacter medium suppresses growth of competitive flora whilst Campylobacter species appear as distinctive red colonies, media is suitable for both clinical and food testing laboratories.