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MALDI Biotyper Receives OMA for Identification of Food Pathogens

The MALDI Biotyper has been approved as Official Method of Analysis for confirmation and identification of the most common food pathogens and other Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.
Posted: 2018-02-19 F

Romer Labs Launches AOAC-Certified RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes

RapidCheck Listeria monocytogenes for environmental samples Romer Labs® is expanding its RapidChek® testing solutions portfolio to include a system that detects Listeria monocytogenes. RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes is AOAC-certified for use on environmental surfaces and for various ready-to-eat foods.
Posted: 2018-02-19 F

Circular Chamber Autoclaves with Sliding Door Fits Into Smaller Spaces

With no hinged door, Astell Scientific range of circular chamber autoclaves have improved access whilst needing a reduced amount of floor space.
Posted: 2018-02-19 C CP F O P V W

Versatile Autoclave Draws in Visitors at Medlab Exhibition

Priorclave Draws in Visitors at Medlab exhibition The Priorclave QCS EH100 was the subject of a lot of interest at the recent Medlab exhibition. This 100 litre laboratory autoclave offers increased versatility for labs wanting to sterilise both small and taller than usual items. 
Posted: 2018-02-16 C CP F O P V W

Improved BagFilter P - Blender Bags with a Lateral Filter

Blender bag with lateral filter INTERSCIENCE's best selling blender bags, BagFilter P, just got better with more ergonomic and user-friendly features including easier insertion of micropipettes and pipette straws, visual check for diluent volume and marking zone for traceability data.
Posted: 2018-02-16 F

Record and Track Pipette Performance Data in Real-time

Tablet with microplate app and electronic pipette are first Internet of Things devices in the Gilson Connect Family.
Posted: 2018-02-12 C CP F O P V W

foodproof® Norovirus (GI, GII) Plus Hepatitis A Virus Detection Kit

Multiplex real-time-RT-PCR test for virus detection in food and bottled water A new multiplex real-time-RT-PCR test for virus detection in food and bottled water gives simultaneous, qualitative detection and differentiation of Hepatitis A virus, norovirus (from genogroups I & II) with a process control, bacteriophage MS2.
Posted: 2018-02-07 F W

AOAC-RI Validation for BAX® System Non-O157:H7 STEC in Flour and Beef

BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay Suite for non-O157:H7 STEC Hygiena’s BAX® System STEC validation in 25g ground beef samples was shown to provide reliable and accurate results within a workday. Also, accurately, and relatively rapidly, detect STEC in flour samples.
Posted: 2018-02-06 F

Next Day Results for Both E.coli and Coliforms on One Plate

Test for E.coli and Coliforms on one plate 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate is a two-in-one indicator test that gives both an E. coli and total coliform count in 18-24 hours for a wide variety of food samples.
Posted: 2018-02-02 F

EnSURE™ - One Instrument for Multiple Quality Indicators

EnSURE monitoring system The EnSURE multi-functional food safety monitoring tool will collect, analyze and report - UltraSnap™ ATP Surface Monitoring, AquaSnap™ ATP Water Monitoring, SuperSnap™ ATP Allergen, MicroSnap™ Total, Enteros, Coliforms and E. coli, Acid Phosphatase.
Posted: 2018-02-01 F

Campden BRI Expands Microbiology Facilities

Newly opened laboratory facilities at Campden BRI will be used to study heat resistance microbiology, challenge testing, heat process optimisation and validation investigations for the development of new products, processes and technologies.
Posted: 2018-02-01 F

What if Listeria Detection Was Possible in < 60 mins Without Enrichment?

Fast Listeria Detection in less than 60 minutes without enrichment Now you can with Neogen’s Listeria Right Now™ a new, unique environmental monitoring tool. Test your environment and immediately take action to fix issues before they become serious problems. Validated by NSF International and AOAC PTM Pending.
Posted: 2018-01-30 F

NF VALIDATION for 3M™ Petrifilm™ Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate

The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate is a ready-to-use plate simplifies the testing process for lactic acid bacteria spoilage organisms by having a self-contained anaerobic environment.
Posted: 2018-01-29 F

Seal Full Rack of 96 Tubes with Single Action

After capping 96 sample tubes in one action, the Capcluster retaining foil can be simply removed to leave each tube individual securely capped.
Posted: 2018-01-29 C CP F O P V

Protect Select Offers Superior Performance for Preservation of Microorganisms

Next generation of low temperature bead storage systems developed by Technical Service Consultants, optimise recovery without extra workload. PROTECT SELECT Anaerobe, Dairy, Yeasts & Moulds provide unique formulations that are tailored to biomass recovery.
Posted: 2018-01-29 C CP F O P V

UKAS Accredited Hepatitis A and Norovirus Detection in Foods

Campden BRI UKAS accredited for food virus testing Campden BRI’s Norovirus and Hepatitis A virus detection methods are based on real-time PCR and will be of interest to salad producers, berry producers, retailers and anyone that handles these products within the supply chain.
Posted: 2018-01-29 F

RIKILT Wageningen Now EU Reference Lab for Mycotoxins and Plant Toxins

RIKILT Wageningen University & Research has been given the important task in the EU with respect to research into mycotoxins and plant toxins in relation to food safety. On 1 March 2018, RIKILT will be European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL)
Posted: 2018-01-23 F

Real-Time Incubator and Colony Counter Delivers Results from 8 Hrs

Automated counting of colonies 6 hours after incubation started. The award winning ScanStation automatically counts colonies on plates as they are formed, with results possible in 8 hrs. Intended for food, pharma and personal care labs, the system delivers faster, objective results whilst using standard methods.
Posted: 2018-01-23 CP F O P

AstellBio Offers Waste Water Sterilization Systems for BSL Level 3 Labs

AstellBio offers custom built sterilization systems designed to treat waste water from BSL level 3 laboratories and other specialist research and high containment facilities.
Posted: 2018-01-22 C F O P V

Resuscitation of Stressed and Injured E. coli

Resuscitation of Stressed and Injured E. coli Neogen’s Lab M has developed their MMGA media for use with food, water and feed samples, and it is both formulation compliant to ISO 16649-1 and performance compliant to ISO 11133, available in both pre-poured plate and dehydrated media formats.
Posted: 2018-01-15 F

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