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DISPENSMAN - an Accurate and Safe Bottle-top Dispenser

The three-position nozzle controls the dispensing of liquids, the removal of air in the system to avoid liquid loss, and includes an anti-drip safety feature that returns liquid to the bottle.
Posted: 2017-06-13 C CP F O P V

Salmonella Fears Leads to Recall of Thousands of Mars Chocolate Products

Mars Food UK Limited have issued a nationwide recall on a variety of their popular chocolate products following Salmonella detection.
Posted: 2017-06-13 F

AllerSnap™ - One Device Screens Surfaces For All Allergens

AllerSnap screens for all allergens AllerSnap is both cost effective and time saving - especially when testing for multiple surface allergens. One swab test checks for all proteins, quickly confirming the hygiene of a surface, and eliminating the need to run multiple expensive allergen-specific tests.
Posted: 2017-06-12 F

Fast, Easy Solution for Detection of Guaiacol-producing Alicyclobacilli

BAT System The BAT media & Guaiacol Detection Kit combines ready-to-use culture media with clear enzymatic detection of off-flavour producing Alicyclobacilli - growth-promoting nutrients produces faster results whilst enzymatic detection of guaiacol can be determined with visual analysis.
Posted: 2017-06-12 F

Mérieux NutriSciences - European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives

Mérieux NutriSciences have launched the first edition of its Blue Paper, entitled “European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives”. Starting from consumer perspective and
Posted: 2017-06-06 F

Preserve Wine Quality With Brettanomyces Quantification in 2 Hrs

Brettanomyces detection in wine Pall has expanded its range of quality control protocols for the wine industry with a new application for GeneDisc® which gives quantification of Brettanomyces spp. and Brettanomyces bruxellensis, in 2 hours from sample to results.
Posted: 2017-06-06 F

High Throughput Biological Sample Collection & Processing

VIAFLO processing dried blood samples Overcoming the limitations of 8 channel pipettes, the semi-automated VIAFLO 96 is now an integral part of Neoteryx’s Mitra® Microsampling device capable of handling hundreds or thousands of biological samples per day all within a small footprint.
Posted: 2017-06-06 C CP F O P V

Wort-Agar from Döhler – Improved Yeast and Mould Detection in Beverages

Wort agar for Yeast and Moulds in Beverages New, ready-to-use Wort-Agar is optimised by the wort Döhler manufactures itself, the medium is suitable for detecting and determining the total count of yeast and moulds e.g. Saccharomyces pastorianus, S. cerevisiae, A. brasiliensis, P. roquefortii.
Posted: 2017-05-31 F

BAX® System Listeria Now Health Canada Validated Detection Method

Automated PCR food microbiology Health Canada Compendium now includes a protocol for using the BAX® System assay, a single-stage, 20- to 24-hour enrichment followed by real-time PCR detects Listeria species on a range of environmental surfaces in food industry.
Posted: 2017-05-30 F

Dr Martin Easter Appointed Chief Scientific Officer for Hygiena

Dr Martin Easter has been appointed Chief Scientific Officer of Hygiena. With 30 years’ experience as an industrial microbiologist, Martin first developed his interest in rapid microbiological methods when studying for his PhD in Aberdeen.
Posted: 2017-05-26 F

ATP Bioluminescence Rapid Testing of Soya and Cereal Based Products

High throughput ATP testing in 96 well plates The Promicol system provides a rapid and reliable method for testing microbial ATP content in Soya and Cereal based products, currently used by international companies to routinely release finished products.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F

Role of Embedded Antimicrobials in the Healthcare Environment - White Paper

Independent third-party testing consistently confirms that routine cleaning alone is not enough to maintain truly clean environments, especially in healthcare settings. Dr. Gina Sloan, Director of Innovations at Microban has written a white paper about the role of embedded antimicrobials.
Posted: 2017-05-23 C F O

New, Lyophilized Real-Time PCR Detects All Listeria "Sensu Stricto" Species in 24Hr

Listeria 'sensu stricto' Using a rapid enrichment broth, foodproof® Listeria StarBroth, combined with foodproof® Listeria Genus Detection LyoKit, all “sensu stricto” Listeria species can be detected within 24 hours including enrichment.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F

Proficiency Tests Show Improved Consistency With Inlabtec Serial Diluter

More consistent serial dilutions with Inlabtec Proficiency tests in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and GMP compliant Swiss testing lab, showed the Inlabtec Automated Serial Dilutor gave much more accurate total viable counts with a previously never achieved consistency between technicians.
Posted: 2017-05-23 F O

Baker Ruskinn Bugbox Anaerobic Workstation to Feature at ASM Microbe

Small footprint anaerobic chamber Baker will feature the Bugbox Anaerobic Workstation at ASM Microbe 2017 in New Orleans, LA, Booth # 2546. If you are using more than 20 anaerobic jars per week the affordably priced Baker Bugbox delivers a lower cost per plate and the ability to examine plates without oxygen exposure.
Posted: 2017-05-22 C CP F O P V W

DMD® Extends Culture Media Range for Microbial Detection in Beverages

Innovative media for beverage microbiology Döhler is a specialist for innovative culture media for the beverage industry, ISO 11133:2014 compliant and referenced in global regulatory standards, the media is ready to use without weighing, autoclaving or performing your own media quality testing.
Posted: 2017-05-17 F

IAFP Announces 2017 Award Recipients

The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) will be presenting awards recognizing excellence in food safety to the following organizations and individuals at IAFP 2017, July 9–12 in Tampa, Florida.
Posted: 2017-05-16 F

Romer Labs Launches AgraQuant® Aflatoxin M1 High Sensitivity ELISA

Alfatoxin M1 ELISA test kit Testing for Aflatoxin M1 is now faster and more accurate with the new ELISA test kit from Romer Labs which uses just one unified pipetting volume of 100 µl and does not need an agitation step thereby removing two majors sources of errors.
Posted: 2017-05-16 F

Low Volume Storage Tube for Genomic Applications

The Micronic 0.30ml tube with external thread has a working volume of 210µl, ideal for RNA/DNA libraries.
Posted: 2017-05-12 C F O P V

New Validation for 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7)

3M MDS EcoliO157 The 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7) has been granted First Action status for AOAC Official Methods of AnalysisSM program, the system uses a single protocol for Cronobacter, Salmonella, Listeria and L. monocytogenes.
Posted: 2017-05-12 F
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