Microbiology News : food-beverage

Insite Listeria Hygiena
Hygiena’s new InSite Listeria environmental test for food processing facilities, food preparation environments and food retailers after cleaning, can detect Listeria spp. in 48 hours on stainless steel, ceramic and plastic surfaces and is AOAC RI certified.  more...
GENE Pro bioMerieux Cannabis Aspergillus
In this rapidmicrobiology interview with Ben Pascal (Invisible Sentinel) and Maria McIntyre (bioMérieux), we explore the GENE-UP Aspergillus PRO assay's disruptive technology and why testing for this pathogen is important, even if your state doesn't require it.  more...
cannabis hemp microbial testing
Rapidmicrobiology's special focus on microbial testing in cannabis Get expert advice for your cannabis testing needs from big players; Bio-Rad, Hardy Diagnostics, R-biopharm, Pall and bioMérieux and how to prove your lab's competency with NSI Lab Solutions and the Emerald Test™. more...
Bio-Rad iQ-Check Aspergillus Kit Cannabis
In this interview with Amrita Puri, Bio-Rad, we delve into Aspergillus contamination issues in cannabis and hemp products and how Bio-Rad's iQ-Check Aspergillus kit reduces risk to users who may be vulnerable to Aspergillosis and ensures a more efficient manufacturing process.  more...
Emerald Badge Cannabis Testing
Emerald Scientific's Emerald Badge for cannabis testing labs, is a well-known proficiency testing scheme in the industry. In this interview with VP Kirsten Blake, we discuss different reasons why labs participate in the scheme, increase in DNA-based kits and what the badge signifies. more...
Sample of Hemp
NSI Lab Solutions celebrates 20+ years providing customers with ISO accredited certified reference materials, proficiency tests, standards and world-class product support.  Shop our affordable cannabis testing standards and proficiency tests. more...
Coriolis EnviroX-Rv SARS-CoV-2
PathogenDx and Bertin Technologies join forces to provide a solution to test for airborne contaminants, such as COVID-19, in public buildings. Using Bertin’s Coriolis Air Sampler and Pathogen Dx’s EnvirX-Rv PCR kit together, it has been proven to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the environment. more...
r -biopharm mycotoxin cannabis
R-Biopharm has validated immunoaffinity methods for cannabis and cannabis products resulting in improved clean-up and concentration of toxins reducing chromatography interference, lowering detection limits and ensuring method performance criteria are met.  more...
Pall Gene Disc Cannabis Microbial Testing
Pall® GeneDisc® technology provides maximum flexibility for testing strategies to rapidly assess contamination level of working environments, raw material, in-process samples and final products. more...
Swabs from MWE for the best results
Capture, maintain and release - that's all a swab has to do but there are a range of different swab materials and different transport systems. Browse through some of the options in our rapidmicrobiology special focus on swabs, covering applications in clinical and food sectors. more...
Neogen Hygiene Monitoring
Hygiene monitoring is an essential part of any food production process. But how do you make sure you are taking accurate samples? NEOGEN’s patented AccuPoint® samplers greatly increase the accuracy and consistency of ATP sampling. more...
Swabs for Diagnostics
Sigma Transwab® & Transwab® - best for bacteriology, Transwab® - the best gel swab, Sigma Transwab® - best for automated platforms, Fecal Transwab® - best for enterics, Sigma Virocult® - best for viruses, Sigma VCM - best universal /multi-purpose. more...
Dualo 32 BIOTECON Beverage RT PCR Detection KIt
BIOTECON Diagnostics has launched its new real-time PCR cycler: the Dualo 32®. Use the foodproof® Beer Screening Kits and foodproof® Spoilage Yeast Detection Kits with the Dualo 32, and you can detect more than 30 of the most important beer spoilage bacteria and several spoilage yeasts. more...
Campden BRI Phi6 virus SARS CoV 2 Surrogate Cleaning
Campden BRI has developed a new test using a SARS-CoV-2 surrogate virus to assess the effectiveness of disinfection operations. Campden BRI can test sanitisers and other cleaning products in its UK laboratories, and can also test and advise on the effectiveness of cleaning practices. more...
IAFP 2020 event is scheduled for the 25th - 28th October in Cleveland, Ohio, US. IAFP says attendees will need to follow recommended precautions to prevent transmission of infectious diseases. more...
The US Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced plans to expand its routine verification testing for six Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coil  (non-O157 STEC; O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, or O145) aswell as E. coli O157:H7.  more...
Microbiology culture media in easy to use cassettes
Looking for a cannabis microbiology testing solution that you can trust while keeping your profitability in mind?  Perfect for screening, confirmation and more, CompactDry™ is an easy and efficient microbiology solution for labs of every size.  more...
foodproof Salmonella Enterobacteriaceae Lyo Biotecon
EC 2073 has required the testing of powdered infant formula for Salmonella and recommends screening for the Enterobacteriaceae family. BIOTECON Diagnostics real time-PCR foodproof Enterobacteriaceae plus Salmonella Detection LyoKit can detect both in a single assay. more...
Blue Paper 4th edition Merieux NutriSciences
In this exclusive interview with rapidmicrobiology, Etienne Casal, Senior VP Europe at Mérieux NutriSciences gives readers a glimpse of what to expect in the newly released Blue Paper (4th ed.) on 'European food safety trends, key issues & perspectives' and future editions. more...
ALS A2LA COVID 19 Surface testing
ALS, the international provider of lab services, has added surface testing for SARS-COV-2 to its US labs. ALS is one of the first to be accredited for this type of test by A2LA. The customer swabs their surfaces and sends this on to A2LA for testing.  more...
WAD2020 ILAC IAF
 June 9th 2020 marks World Accreditation Day (#WAD2020), a global initiative established by ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) and IAF (International Accreditation Forum) to promote the value of accreditation. more...
Food pathogen testing for contract service labs
Bio-Rad Laboratories is an innovative, trusted global partner for food safety - delivering fast results, easy-to-use optimized workflows, with capacity to increase throughput. more...
Food Safety Testing Solutions
As part of World Food Safety Day 2020, this rapidmicrobiology special focus details products that can help manufacturers and microbiology laboratories ensure safe, reliable food, every time. more...
food microbiology testing
The INTERSCIENCE range of products and unique solutions are designed to avoid risk of cross contamination during sample preparation, reduce repetitive and tedious operations and ensure traceability and saving of all data. more...
Detect norovirus on surfaces
Puritan’s Norovirus Collection and Transport System is used for the detection of human norovirus on environmental contamination during outbreaks. Available dry or pre-moistened it detects viruses when clinical samples are not available and monitors the effectiveness of cleaning practices. more...
ATP-bioluminescence Sensilux Food Safety
Rapid microbial detection methods have never been easier to perform and analyze. BC launches its Sensilux® Assay Manager v3.0 software to facilitate the task of lab technicians. more...
Neogen Food Safety
For over 30 years we have been a trusted partner to the food industry, developing and supplying diagnostic kits and expert services to determine the quality and safety of food. more...
Food Microbiology for safe food
FSAI CEO Dr Pamela Byrne, discusses with rapidmicrobiology the FSAI's involvement in international food safety affairs, preparing for a COVID-19-like crisis in the food industry, and how vetting data they capture and process is fundamental in risk management and the country's preparedness. ​ more...
Salmonella quiz
How well do you Really know Salmonella?  Take our quiz and find out! more...
ProGnosis Symmetric Technology
Symmetric technology: An innovative lateral flow method that quantifies mycotoxins in grains, cereals, and milk. The tests demonstrate high accuracy & increased sensitivity. Excellent results in FAPAS & AIA proficiency tests. Validated by ILVO. more...