Microbiology News : food-beverage

One enrichment for Salmonella, Listeria and E.coli O157
The Solus One™ range provides rapid results for environmental and food pathogen testing, with negative and presumptive positive results in one day using only one enrichment step. more...
New Enrichment Media for Salmonella, Listeria, E.coli
The patented Actero™ Elite Enrichment Media represents optimized formulations that delivers single-step enrichment, faster “time-to-results” and targeted specificity from environmental and food samples. Actero™ Elite is "Always Easy. Always Right." more...
Hamilton Robotics have designed a completely hands-free liquid handler for 96 and 384 microplates pipetting that a person of any skill level can use. more...
Pipetting in the microbiology laboratory
Preventing contamination in pipetting is paramount to achieving reliable results.  Understand the three main causes of contamination from pipetting and learn how you can avoid them. more...
Petri Dishes for Automated systems
Thermo Fisher Scientific concentrated on Furry Animal’s allergens, re-inventing the petri dish and cloud support for your QC at this year’s AACC. more...
TSC Hygiene Monitoring Kits
Technical Service Consultants Ltd [TSC] manufacture a varied range of swabs and sponges in different formats and with different solutions to meet all of your environmental swabbing needs more...
Troubleshooting Microbiology Culture Media
At Neogen, we offer a full range of training and support tools to help you build knowledge and skills within your own lab. View our resource videos to see simple tips for troubleshooting culture media handling and preparation that could help you avoid or solve any potential issues in your lab. more...
hepatitis A, detect food viruses
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies’ new VIRSeek Solution is a comprehensive workflow covering all steps from RNA extraction to real-time RT-PCR for the detection of norovirus genogroups I & II and hepatitis A virus, which is crucial for food safety.  more...
Beer
Do you want to test beer, wine or juices for beverage spoilers?  R-Biopharm offer a wide range of qPCR kits for fast and specific screening and detection of microbiological spoilage organisms in beverages. more...
Azlon® plasticware
How long reusable plasticware lasts depends on how well you treat it! Follow these guidelines to keep your Azlon® product in the best possible condition. more...
Automated reading of dry film plates can eliminate subjective reading differences between technicians and store results for future reference. more...
Using a lateral flow strip, the 3M Coconut Protein Rapid Kit is a reliable method for detecting coconut proteins in select food and environmental samples at concentrations as low as 2 ppm. more...
USDA FDA ISO compliant detection of listeria
Listeria is a serious pathogen that could strongly harm consumer safety, so prevention is crucial. The testing workflow for food producers is regulated by international standards to ensure most accurate results. more...
Clear Labs' NGS-based food safety platform provides information on serotypes strains or whole genome sequences. Clear Safety, the company’s flagship product, includes a software component, which enables users to visualize contamination incidents on maps of their food plants. more...
Lateral flow Coconut in food and waters
The AgraStrip® Allergen rapid testing portfolio, the largest commercially available, is expanding again. Romer Labs is introducing the AgraStrip® Coconut test kit, which detects coconut in foods, beverages and rinse waters and on surfaces at an LOD of 10 ppm. more...
The Micronic Push Cap Capper CP400 offers a cost effective way of applying uniform pressure to push caps in an entire 96 tubes rack in only a single action. more...
pre-packaged salad
A recent study conducted by the Max Rubner Institute (MRI) in Karlsruhe, Germany, has reaffirmed that prepacked salads are often contaminated with microorganisms.  In this interesting article find out the results and how R-Biopharm can help you detect pathogenic microorganisms in food. more...
Eurofins USA
Eurofins scientific presentation topics include Microbiological Method Verification in Food Manufacturing; Protecting Probiotics; Flow Cytometry; Applications of DNA Sequencing in Food Microbiology; BAX® System 24E Genus Listeria PCR v. the Bacgene Listeria spp. Visit us at booth 233! more...
Difference between validation and verification of RMM
Are your food microbiology methods ‘Fit Enough’ for purpose? in this special rapidmicrobiology interview Dr Wallace Morgan and Dr David Legan, who will both be presenting on this topic at the IAFP 2019 explain what's involved in validation and verification. more...
The new 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - STEC Gene Screen (stx and eae) is able to rapidly detect the genes for Shiga toxin types 1 and 2, as well as eae. Whilst the STEC Gene Screen (stx) detects only Shiga toxin genes, allowing food microbiology labs greater choice. more...
E. coli STEC VirX and SerO real-time PCR
iQ-Check E. coli O157:H7 and iQ-Check STEC VirX and SerO assays were modified to include 375 g test samples with single enrichment in Buffered Peptone Water for both Salmonella and pathogenic E.coli plus use of the iQ-Check Free DNA Removal Solution. more...
integra multi channel pipette
Researchers at the University of North Texas are using INTEGRA’s VIAFLO 96 electronic pipette to increase the throughput of their ELISA, Luminex and flow cytometry workflows, as well as to improve the reproducibility of their results.  more...
SampleReady® Pre-Weigh Soluble Media Pouches
Media Preparation anxiety? SampleReady® Soluble Media Pouches is your solution. Gamma irradiated, just add sterile water and start testing.   more...
A recent paper in Angewandte Chemi describes NEMIS Technologies' research work, on ultra-sensitive chemiluminescence-based technology for the detection of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. more...
Bio-Rad new digital droplet PCR kit
Come check out our new dd-Check STEC kit and Digital PCR instruments at Booth 427. With our world-class expertise in microbiology and state-of-the-art products, we provide you with the very best, which you've come to expect from Bio-Rad. more...
Are you planning your visit to IAFP and need to know where to start? Or do you want to know what your missing?  This rapidmicrobiology Special Focus brings you the latest innovations in Microbial Food Safety. more...
Hygiena International Ltd
Hygiena’s announcements at IAFP include next-generation ATP monitoring - the EnSURE Touch; real-time PCR testing for foods including a more accurate method to quantify Salmonella in poultry; methods to ensure safety of Cannabis-infused foods; allergen detection; and an improved Listeria test. more...
MC Media Pads
Simplify your workflow one pad at a time with MilliporeSigma’s MC Media pads for routine testing of microbial contamination in your food and beverage products. Simply inoculate by adding your sample- no spreading required- then just incubate, and count!  IAFP 2019 Booth #555 more...
Green Fluorescent Protein Controls
Learn more about our test-ready Listeria innocua Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) controls designed as reliable surrogates to Listeria monocytogenes.  more...
E. Coli
In this interview with Professor Keith Warriner, food safety expert and Professor of Microbiology at the University of Guelph we learn some of the factors that shape the effectiveness of outbreak responses to E. coli O103 more...