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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

Microbac Partners with Sample6 to Help Meet FSMA Regs

Microbac will employ CONTROL to help food industry customers plan environmental sample testing schedules, as well as track remediation and corrective actions of positive testing areas should they arise.
Posted: 2017-03-14 F

AFNOR Certifies 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Aerobic Count Plates for Dairy

AFNOR certifies 3M total counts Sample ready 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plate uses indicator technology to makes doing aerobic plate counts easier to set and read, whilst also being a greener alternative to conventional plates with less energy and consumable requirements.
Posted: 2017-03-07 F

Creative Diagnostics Launch New ELISA Kits for Plant Pathogens

Creative diagnostics have a wide range of ELISA-based rapid test strips with visible color change signal by using lateral flow devices, which are designed for on-site, robust and fast detection of plant pathogens by unskilled personnel.
Posted: 2017-03-07 F O

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