Food Microbiology News - page 13
A new addition to the 3M™ Molecular Detection System pathogen testing platform detects Cronobacter, isothermal DNA amplification combined with bioluminescence detection overcomes the limitations of conventional agar and PCR-based methods.
Ideal for sensitive molecular assays, Rainin TerraRacks are available as ready-to-use, sterile tips in racks - choose between filtered or unfiltered tips.
Successful laboratory autoclave manufacturer Priorclave, has over 60 standard models in its current range including benchtop, top and front loading, as well as double-door and power-door autoclaves.
Over 300 people in UK have fallen ill with suspected norovirus in a multicity outbreak across Mexican chain restaurant, Wahaca.
Convenient and cost effective sample packaging materials ensure UN3373 compliance for safe air transportation of biological samples.
The VIAFLO 384 is the only benchtop pipette on the market, which allows easy and precise pipetting into 1536 well plates.
The controller software has been developed by Astell for the precision control of all its autoclaves and sterilizers and contains features designed to improve both the speed and management of load cycles.
Now available to download, the first edition of the Lab M Insider covers ISO 11133 compliance, the new NF certified One Broth One Plate Listeria workflow along with Listeria facts. There's also a spotlight on FSA's ACT campaign to reduce Campylobacter.
Designed for taking samples of food in the laboratory prior to microbiological or chemical testing, the Corning range of disposable cutlery are sterile and come individually wrapped. Free samples are available on request.
Software allows a holistic approach to pipetting quality and pipette management - easy to implement and efficient to use, better enabling labs to generate consistent results.
Based on impaction of microorganisms onto culture media in plates, the TRIO.BAS GAS is a high pressure sampler according ISO 8573-7 and ISO 14698 has been specifically developed and produced for microbial monitoring of compressed gas.
Support routine verification testing for Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli with authenticated strains, quantitated nucleic acids, and reporter-labeled controls.
Martin D’Agostino, a food virologist at Campden BRI describes the difficulties laboratories face when trying to detect food borne viruses.
For perfectly aligned pipette tips every time - INTEGRA GripTips never loosen, leak or fall off, the special design ensures tips cannot be overloaded and that all tips on the multichannel pipette are fitted to exactly the same height so improving the reproducibility and accuracy of your pipetting.
Interscience introduce new 2000ml. size blender bags, suitable for pooled 5x25g or 375g food samples.
The hand held Gosselin™ Pipette Controller is ideally suited for pipetting tasks during microbiological sample preparation and testing, the controller incorporates a PTFE membrane filter (0.2 µm and 0.45 µm) together with an autoclavable silicone pipette holder prevents sample contamination issues.
Rainin Pipet-Lite™ XLS pipettes and filter tips are a popular choice for researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in La Jolla, USA, where they are used for virus work, particularly experiments involving DNA and RNA studies, and it is essential to avoid any potential for contamination.
SurroNov surrogate microorganisms maybe a key tool for food companies to comply with FSMA Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food.
Using the on-site, in-shift pathogen diagnostic Sample6 DETECT in conjunction with Sample6 CONTROL, a cloud-based management and control system for food safety, manufacturers can be more in control of food safety.
Following an outbreak of E.coli O157, Food Standards Scotland have banned all cheese products made by Errington Cheese, however Professor High Pennington thinks this was a heavy handed over reaction.