Microbiology News : food-beverage

Using one enrichment, detect multiple pathogens in raw beef trim with a minimum enrichment time of 8 hours for E. coli O157:H7 detection, and 10 hours for Salmonella and non-O157 STEC detection, respectively. more...
Detect Allergens in Processed Foods
Read about new challenges and methods in allergen testing – in the latest issue of Spot On from Romer Labs. more...
Instant TVC on Meat Surfaces
Handheld fluorescence spectroscopy measurement of emitted light uses specific algorithms to measure charactistic wavelengths and intensities of surface bacteria compared to the meat matrix resulting in CFU/m2 result within 5 secs. more...
PCR for Spoilage Yeast in Beverages
BIOTECON Diagnostics foodproof® Spoilage Yeast Detection 1 + 2 LyoKits are new real-time PCR tests for the detection of the most important spoilage yeasts in beer, alcoholic mixed beverages and soft drinks. more...
Automated serial dilutions - UKAS accreditated
Contract testing provider, 20/30 Labs Ltd. has received UKAS accreditation for use of Inlabtec's Serial Diluter in routine TVC sample processing, automating preparation of serial dilutions saves time on both media prep and sample preparation. more...
GLP pipette compliance
INTEGRA pipettes help meet GLP requirements with built-in calibration alarms and pre-programable standard functions – such as repeat dispensing and serial dilutions, or create custom programs so your SOPs is built directly into the pipette!
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MALDI Bioptyper ID from chromogenic media
Using AOAC OMA and ISO 16140 approved workflows, Brukers’ MALDI Biotyper® can be used to confirm and identify presumptive isolates of Salmonella spp., Cronobacter spp., Listeria spp., and L. monocytogenes from Bio-Rad RAPID’chromogenic media.
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Listeria on swab without enrichment
Able to detect very low numbers of Listeria spp., including L. mono without enrichment, Neogen's Listeria Right Now gives an environmental Listeria result within one hour (sample to result). more...
New standards for food safety have been issued by BRC Gloabl Standards. more...
Hygiena adds Celsis Innovate™ System and RapiScreen™ assays to its ATP-based product offerings for food safety applications. more...
Ellingson will lead initiatives to expand the company’s B2B partnerships more...
‘Reduce, reuse and recycle’ is regularly repeated advice to reduce a laboratories impact on the environment, but the methods to reuse and recycle things are not always clear. more...
Hygiena acquires Biomedal Diagnostics
Biomedal range includes more than 20 specific allergen tests available as a sensitive ELISA or a simple dipstick format that can be easily used to verify cleaning and test finished products, as well as GlutenTox Pro for gluten detection for gluten free food manufacturers more...
SOLUS opens office in USA
Solus Pathogen Testing Systems offer food testing laboratories a highly efficient method for the detection of Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli O157 in food and environmental samples. Results available in: 36 hours (Salmonella) 44 hours (Listeria) 18 hours (E.coli O157). more...
Priorclave autoclaves with WiFi
With Bee Live Wi-Fi laboratory staff can remotely monitor autoclave sterilising parameters during the processing cycle. Bee Live also allows authorised personnel a facility to alter, re-set programmed parameters and provide diagnostics for servicing. more...
Campden Listeria identification service
Avoid product recalls from Listeria using the latest tools for environmental monitoring and detection of Listeria in food processing environment and finished product. more...
NBB® PCR Broth
The ready-to-use NBB®PCR Broth allows reliable, fast and universal enrichment for PCR or real-time PCR detection from all samples in the brewing process. more...
Avoid food scandals: safe solutions for food
Food safety goes far beyond the visible. Changing regulations and complex processes can lead to delayed product releases. Learn more about safe solutions for food testing. more...
Listeria in Frozen Vegetables
Dr Kathie Grant who leads the UK’s national reference laboratory for L. monocytogenes discusses with rapidmicrobiology how whole genome sequencing helped to pinpoint the source of contamination as Greenyard frozen vegetables produced in Hungary. more...
COPAN Swab Rinse Kits
Rapid, simple, cost efficient system to assess microbial presence on surfaces and equipment. more...
RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes AOAC PTM
Are you testing for Listeria monocytogenes in your production environment? RapidChek® Listeria monocytogenes from Romer Labs® is fast, convenient, scalable and AOAC Performance Tested℠. more...
Rheonix, Inc. launches the Listeria PatternAlert™ assay, a breakthrough method to rapidly characterize Listeria strains direct from enrichment. The method helps food producers identify Listeria harborage sites and trace back sources of contamination. more...
Testing for Listeria in Food environment
SwabSURE ListeriaP is a self-contained test for the presumptive detection of pathogenic Listeria from the environment and food contact surfaces. After incubation, a colour change indicates presence of L. monocytogenes or L. ivanovii. more...
ESK® kits for detection of Listeria
Listeria is everywhere. When present in your food, beverage or pharma operation, it can sicken your staff, or worse yet, your customers - resulting in recalls, shut downs, and loss of revenue. Don't take a chance - test now, test often. more...
Campden Listeria identification service
Julie Archer, Microbiology Analytical Services Manager at Campden BRI describes how their validated MALDI-TOF based Listeria identification service prevents unnecessary actions from false positives by delivering an ID in just 15 minutes. more...
Simplify Your Listeria Workflow
Neogen’s range of validated rapid and conventional testing solutions can simplify the Listeria workflow of your microbiological testing laboratory. Find out more about our complete range of traditional and rapid methods. more...
Eurofins GeneScan
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies’ innovative BACGene Listeria Multiplex Real-Time PCR kit detects L. spp. and L. monocytogenes simultaneously in less than 21 hours. Our other PCR kits detect the two separately and our ELISA kit offers a screening. more...
Baker Ruskinn Bugbox
This calculator works out the true costs in materials and labor for Anaerobic or Microaerophilic Jars/Packs and compares it to the costs of buying and running a Baker Ruskinn incubated anaerobic or microaerophilic workstation. Compare today! more...
PCR for Detection of Vibrio in Seafoods
The iQ-Check Vibrio Real-Time PCR Kit detects the three main Vibrio species (V. cholerae, V. parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus) in raw or undercooked seafood, faster and more accurately than other existing methods. more...
The Matrix Gemini Environmental Monitoring solution provides a solid framework to drive food safety/HACCP compliance across an entire food processing plant. Early warning of food contamination avoids costly product recalls costing millions of dollars. more...