Food Microbiology News - page 2
Tablet with microplate app and electronic pipette are first Internet of Things devices in the Gilson Connect Family.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After capping 96 sample tubes in one action, the Capcluster retaining foil can be simply removed to leave each tube individual securely capped.
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.
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.
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)
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.
AstellBio offers custom built sterilization systems designed to treat waste water from BSL level 3 laboratories and other specialist research and high containment facilities.
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.
The Priorclave QCS EH100, 100 litre laboratory autoclaves, have chamber diameter larger than most bringing increased versatility, able to sterilise both small and taller than usual items. It can often save the lab manager from investing in larger, heavier and more costly rectangular autoclave.
Since the 1st of January, criteria for monitoring of Campylobacter spp. in broilers have been included in a new regulation. Bio-Rad is the unique provider which has developed a chromogenic media to easily enumerate Campylobacter that has been ISO 16140 validated.
A fully secure connection between autoclave and Astell Scientific, for the benefit of software updates, data interrogation and end-user troubleshooting.
Dr Roy Betts, Head of Microbiology, Campden BRI discusses what questions you should be asking when looking to choose a rapid microbiological method for your laboratory.
New PCS® Software includes some advanced features created to improve various lab processes, such as pipette identification, scheduling and reporting.