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FDA Clearance for Luminex xTAG® Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel

The multiplexed nucleic acid test panel simultaneously tests for over 90% of bacterial, viral, and parasitic causes of infectious gastroenteritis
Posted: 2013-01-21 C F

Puritan has UTM-RT Products Available Now for Flu Season

Peak reporting levels of flu in the US has brought an industry-wide shortage of UTM-RT products, but Puritan Medical Products UTM-RT product line is available, in stock and orders can be shipped in 24 hours or less.
Posted: 2013-01-15 C F

NeoSEEK™ STEC Test Now ISO 17025 Accredited

Companies can use the NeoSEEK service to comply with the USDA's recently implemented regulation that requires the testing of raw beef trim for six new STEC serogroups.
Posted: 2013-01-14 F

NCIMB Expands Identification Services to Include qPCR

Our microbial ID service provides fast, confidential and accurate identification of bacteria and some common fungi to GMP standards.
Posted: 2013-01-14 C F O P W

Neogen Launches Quicker, Easier Veratox® for Fumonisin

A quantitative test for the mycotoxin fumonisin that requires only water in the sample extraction process.
Posted: 2013-01-14 F W

Handheld 96- & 384- Channel Pipetting System

INTEGRA VIAFLO 384 is a new handheld 384-channel electronic pipette that enables fast, precise and easy transfer of 384 samples simultaneously.
Posted: 2013-01-14 F O P

BioLumix has Over 400 Rapid Microbiology Systems in use

BioLumix automation dramatically improves turn-around time and directly impacts key profit drivers, yielding fast accurate results for raw materials, environmental samples, and finished products.
Posted: 2013-01-14 F O P

Lab M's New Vibrio Enrichment Medium Meets ISO Standards in Full

Intended for the selective enrichment of Vibrio spp., Lab M's new Alkaline Saline Peptone Water (ISO) is defined in the international standard ISO 21872:2007 - Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs:
Posted: 2013-01-07 F W

HybriScan®: Easy Detection of Cronobacter

Rapid method based on rRNA detection screens for Cronobacter species from infant formula with common equipment (microplate reader). One assay can be done within 2.5 hours and one detection plate contains up to 96 tests.
Posted: 2013-01-07 F

PCR Kit for Detection of Horse in Meat and Processed Meat Products

In January, the UK Food Safety Authority found beef burgers which actually contained up to 100% horse meat during a routine inspection. This month horse meat was also found in other deep frozen products like lasagna and mousaka, which were labeled
Posted: 2012-12-18 F

Christmas Time...Yeasts, Moulds and Wine...

Food Standards Agency in the UK has reported the recall of a number of Christmas cakes due to mould spoilage.
Posted: 2012-12-18 F W

FDA Clearance for Quidel AmpliVue® Hand-Held C.difficile Assay

Detection of the pathogen is achieved using a hand-held, fully contained cassette that combines isothermal Helicase Dependent Amplification (HDA) with its lateral flow detection technology.
Posted: 2012-12-18 C F

3M Molecular Detection Assay Salmonella Certified by AFNOR Certification

The system targets and amplifies nucleic acid in enriched samples through a unique combination of isothermal DNA amplification and bioluminescence detection technologies.
Posted: 2012-12-17 F

Inert Pipette Tips Critical to Safe Food Manufacturing

METTLER TOLEDO has introduced Rainin BioClean™ pipette tips. These 100% inert tips help ensure safer ingredients, critical to product safety and consistency.
Posted: 2012-12-17 F

MOCON® Extends GreenLight® Performance Specifications

Experimental results show limit of detection below 10 CFU per vial with core APCheck consumable vial now approved for a shelf life of 12 months in temperature conditions between 2 and 25C.
Posted: 2012-12-17 F

Placements of MALDI Biotyper Systems with Various German Authorities

MALDI Biotyper offers the benefit of very fast microbial id, the reference library has broader coverage of microbial species and is applicable for isolates obtained from food safety and consumer protection sources.
Posted: 2012-12-11 C F

New MRS Agar (ISO) Extends Lab M's Range for Lactic Acid Bacteria

Lab M's MRS Agar (ISO) is one of only two dehydrated formulations that fully meet the requirements of ISO 15214, a method for the enumeration of mesophilic lactic acid bacteria in foodstuffs
Posted: 2012-12-10 F

Bacterial Tests Results Within a Working Day (4-7 Hours)

The development involves Hygiena International Ltd's low cost but highly sensitive EnSURE hand-held luminometer, combined with their new versatile MicroSnap Total test.
Posted: 2012-12-10 F

Neogen Launches Improved Rapid Test for Salmonella Enteritidis

Reveal® 2.0 rapid lateral flow test follows the NPIP enrichment procedure using MSRV as secondary enrichment with results in 10 minutes after 48 enrichment.
Posted: 2012-12-10 F

Strain Level ID from Complex Samples in 4 Hours

PathoGenetix's automated benchtop system will provide strain--level identification of foodborne pathogens from complex samples in just four hours.
Posted: 2012-12-10 F

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