Food Microbiology News - page 10
Due to formation of biofilms L.monocytogenes can be resistant to some sanitizers such as hypochlorite. This white paper covers this issue and how incoporating Microban technology into refrigerating units can help.
Will your favorite organism demonstrate their fitness to survive in Microbiologics' fun competition - see which one can withstand mixed culture, anaerobic atmosphere and UV light exposure.
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.
The Hygiena ZymoSnap ALP test measures alkaline phosphatase activity in milk products to verify pasteurization efficiency, delivering results in just 5 minutes.
The new Baker Ruskinn Concept range of workstations for anaerobic and microaerophilic incubation are designed to deliver the best primary isolation rates with fast, easy to use set up and environmental monitoring.
Romer Labs has successfully completed the integration of Transia GmbH, acquired in 2015, securing its direct access to the German market for food and feed safety.
World Health Organistion has published for the first time ever, a list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The list is intended to guide and promote
Validated by the Institute for Food Microbiology, Israel the Yarok system can provide reliable results for E. coli presence/absence assessment in 4.5 hours and for L. monocytogenes in 8-9 hours.
Use this infographic to see if your lab should switch to the small footprint Baker Ruskinn Bugbox which delivers a more reliable, stable atmosphere at a lower cost per plate.
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.
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.
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.
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.