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One Reason Why Not All ATP Hygiene Monitoring Systems are the Same

Standard deviation of ATP test kits ATP bioluminescence is one of the techniques that can be used to help meet the requirements of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety, however not all ATP systems deliver the robustness and consistency of results required for use on a factory floor.
Posted: 2017-04-21 F

First-Ever Lactic Acid Bacteria Test To Gain Independent Validation

Validated lactic acid bacteria detection Simple, all-in-one testing solution for lactic acid spoilage bacteria, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate has been awarded AOAC® Performance-Tested Method. No need for media preparation, special diluents, sample pH adjustment or special incubation conditions.
Posted: 2017-04-14 F

Quickest, Easiest Test for Raw Pork in Meat and Environmental Samples

Kit that detects raw pork in meat and environmental samples Neogen’s new Reveal® for Pork is a lateral flow test that can detect as little as 0.5% raw pork in meat and is also validated for use with environmental swabs and rinse water samples.
Posted: 2017-04-13 F

Automated Colony ID on Oxoid Chromogenic Media Using Validated Software

Automatic identification of bacteria and yeasts on ThermoFisher Scientific’s Oxoid Chromogenic media with specially validated Synbiosis Chromogenic ID software for use with Synbiosis colony counters.
Posted: 2017-04-11 C F

Hygiena's AllerFlow Quickly Detects Gluten in Final Rinse Water Samples

Detect gluten in rinse waters AllerFlow Gluten can detect gluten down to 5ppm in liquid samples as well as on surfaces making it ideal for rinse water testing in the food and brewing industry. A Hygiena white paper on allergen control and cleaning verification is available on request.
Posted: 2017-04-11 F

BioFront Technologies Announces US Proficiency Testing Partnership with Fera

Fera Science has appointed BioFront Technologies as its US agent for Fapas proficiency testing.
Posted: 2017-04-10 F

How To Do Serial Dilutions Better and Now It's Cheaper Too!

automated serial dilutions for food microbiology The new Inlabtec Serial Dilutor automates your serial dilutions delivering more reliable, consistent results and now it's at an even lower cost per test, by using pipette straws instead of standard pipette tips.
Posted: 2017-04-06 F

Bacterial Identification Database Updated with Plant Pathogens

BIolog's GEN III identification database can now identify plant pathogens to the pathovar level. This level of resolution of pathovars, especially within the Pseudomonas and Xanthomonas genera, cannot be easily achieved by current molecular testing technologies.
Posted: 2017-04-04 F O

Win One of 400 Exclusive INTEGRA T-Shirts

Win one of 400 exclusive INTEGRA PIPETBOY / PIPETGIRL T-Shirts by following the scavenger hunt on the new INTEGRA website now designed for perfect viewing whether you are using a desktop, tablet or mobile.
Posted: 2017-04-04 C CP F O P V W

How To Set a Microbiological Shelf Life

How to set microbial shelf life of foods Linda Everis, microbiologist at Campden BRI discusses what factors to consider when establishing the microbiological shelf life of food and beverages.
Posted: 2017-03-29 F

Never Again Use a Pipette that's Outside its Calibration or Service Date

The RFID in every pipette in the lab is automatically read when placed on the new Rainin SmartStand - the color coded LCD screen automatically highlights whether that pipette is good to go or is near or beyond its service or calibration date.
Posted: 2017-03-28 C CP F O P V

Surrogate Salmonella for Thermal Processing Validation Studies

Non-Salmonella preparations that can be used in-plant to validate processes designed to destroy any Salmonella that may be present in a product. Food matrices now include: nuts & seeds, pet & animal feed, herbs & spices and biscuits & snacks.
Posted: 2017-03-28 F

New Verotoxin ELISA for the Detection of STEC

ELISA for STEC/VTEC in Foods For the analysis of shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in food, the presence of verotoxin is a reliable indicator. Now, R-Biopharm have launched a new more sensitive format of the RIDASCREEN® Verotoxin ELISA test for SLT-1 and SLT-2.
Posted: 2017-03-24 F

Priorclave's 'Go To' Autoclave Expert

With 25 years experience of travelling the world installing and servicing autoclaves Ranjit Rai, Priorclave's service manager is an expert on autoclaves having been involved in both small and large scale projects around the world.
Posted: 2017-03-24 C CP F O P V

Health Canada Validates RAPID’E.coli 2 for E.coli and Coliform Enumeration

Count E.coli and Coliforms on one chromogenic plate With AOAC, AFNOR and now Health Canada validation, the RAPID'E.coli 2 method is a single step protocol that counts and differentiates E.coli and coliforms on a single chromogenic agar plate in less than 24 hr with no need for confirmation.
Posted: 2017-03-24 F

Centralized Programming of Connected Pipettes with My Pipette Creator

The new My Pipette Creator application allows multiple users to connect and sync several electronic pipettes at once using their PC, so that everyone, no matter which lab they are in or where they are in the world will be using the same protocols.
Posted: 2017-03-20 C CP F O P V W

Protect – the Number One Choice for Culture Storage

Protect culture storage beads Protect is the original low temperature bead storage system ideal for your long term maintenance of stock and quality control microorganisms choose the best system for your lab - Multipurpose, Anaerobe, Dairy, Yeast and Mould and Meat Free.
Posted: 2017-03-16 C CP F O P V W

Astell Helps the Fight Against Cancer

Astell Scientific is helping to ensure the reliability of laboratory work at Barts Cancer Institute.
Posted: 2017-03-14 C CP F O P V W

Multiplex Assay Detects 3 Food Pathogens From Same Enrichment

Submitted for AOAC PTM approval the PolySkope 1.0 simultaneously detects Shiga Toxin E. coli, Salmonella spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in a single multiplex, modular RT-PCR reaction, using a single, overnight enrichment.
Posted: 2017-03-14 F

7th Generation Milli-Q® IQ 7000 Ultrapure Laboratory Water System

On the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the first lab water system, the new Milli-Q® IQ 7000 is the first to use environmentally friendly, mercury-free UV lamps plus the smaller, ergonomic design reduces waste, increases productivity, accelerates research.
Posted: 2017-03-14 C CP F O P V W

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