Microbiology News : food-beverage

First Semi-Quantitative MicroVal certificate for Neogen’s Soleris system for detection of Enterobacteriaceae in dairy products. more...
Alcoholic Beverages
Promicol's ATP Bioluminescence testing for alcoholic beverages is easy and returns valuable QC results much faster than conventional plate testing. more...
Detection of Mycotoxins

There is a growing concern worldwide around mycotoxins, rapidmicrobiology.com speaks to Dr Kurt Brunner, Head of R&D at Romer Labs, about the current state of mycotoxin contamination, the challenges of detecting them, and the role of reference and rapid test methods.

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3 Hours test for Bretanomyces and spoilage yeast
In this video, Ben Pascal from Invisible Sentinel discusses their range of test kits for the detection of hop-resistant Pediococcus and Lactobacillus, wild yeasts like Bretanomyces bruxellensis or Dekkera plus new targets like Saccaromyces diastaticus. more...
Block out aerosol and liquid contaminants with Porvair Sciences new range of Liquid Handling Pipette Tip Filters, fully compliant with FDA, USP Class VI and European Pharmacopoeia statutory regulations as well as being free from heavy metals.   more...
Campylobacter spp
With millions of cases, worldwide, each year of foodborne Campylobacteriosis; learn more about these important diarrheal disease-causing pathogens, including the detection and enumeration of Campylobacter spp. in food and environmental samples according to international standards.  more...
How to Identify Strains of Listeria
The MALDI Biotyper can be used to confirm presumptive and identify organisms from various agar plates; it can be used as a fast and easy pre-screening method before using the IR Biotyper for complete strain characterization to find out if it's a resident or a transient strain. more...
Pathogen Testing Food Powders
With specifically designed immunoassay kits, dedicated selective enrichment media and automated liquid handling, the Solus Pathogen Detection System can offer solutions for testing a number of “challenging” matrices. more...

Data integrity is now ensured with Labguru's new realtime inline editing app - removing the need to leave the system to work on another software platform and then transfer the work back which creates the potential for human error plus taking up additional time.

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Bio-Rad iQ-Check

The iQ-Check S. Enteritidis and iQ-Check S. Typhimurium assays are now AOAC INTERNATIONAL approved for 25g test portions of raw chicken, boot swabs and drag swabs.

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Better Serial Dilutions for total counts
In this video Alexandra Ali, Kinematica USA discusses the benefits of using the iNLABTEC Serial Diluter UA with an integrated Stomacher-type bag mixer to make dilutions for food microbiology more efficient and less prone to errors without the need to change validated lab protocols. more...
Simplify you 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...
is LAMP or PCR better for food pathogens
In this video John David, 3M discusses the benefits of using LAMP technology for the most commonly tested food pathogens and how the 3M™ Molecular Detection System fits into the lab workflow, whether you're a small or a high throughput food testing facility. more...
How to do Environmental Monitoring in Production
What's the fastest way to get a swab result? What's the best way to get a contact plate result? When is it time to change your media supplier? Find the answers to these and other issues by browsing our rapidmicrobiology special focus on EM. more...
Sponge Stick
Your surface monitoring results are only as good as your sample – and your sample is only as good as your sampling tools. Learn more about Romer Labs® Sponge-Sticks. more...
Environmental Monitoring Handbook for Food Safety
The tools and strategies in this resource can help you reduce contamination risk and improve food safety and quality. more...
EnSURE Touch Monitoring System
EnSURE™ Touch is an advanced monitoring system that collects, analyses and reports from multiple quality tests such as ATP, microorganisms, and enzymes. Featuring a 5-inch touch screen, wireless sync technology, cloud-based software, and the ability to conduct a wide range of tests.  more...
Listeria Right Now
Neogen’s Listeria Right Now™ environmental monitoring tool is a rapid, easy to use test for the detection of Listeria in less than 60 minutes, with no enrichment required.  more...
Environmental Listeria Without Enrichment
Neogen’s Listeria Right Now™ environmental monitoring tool is a rapid, easy to use test for the detection of Listeria in less than 60 minutes, with no enrichment required. more...
Shoreline Biome tools for characterizing microbiome populations down to the strain level, are now available outside the US via international distributors, using new e-commerce website. more...
Surface Monitoring Solutions from Liofilchem
Surface monitoring is essential for minimizing the risk of microbial contamination. Liofilchem offers several solutions to improve the safety of the surfaces, such as Contact Plates, Contact Slides, Contam Swabs, ESC Swabs and Clean Test. more...
Timothy and Virginia Templett
The largest employer in the county of Maine, Puritan Medical Products and a sister company, Hardwood Products Co., combined employ 550.  A global leader in specimen collection devices Puritan Medical Products, who are celebrating their centenary, feature in the latest edition of Mainebiz. more...
Californian lab share facilities, Bonneville Labs and Lab Launch adopt LabTwin to give their residents the helping hand they need with an AI-powered digital assistant to eliminate time-consuming manual note-taking and help them automatically structure their data. more...
LUNA family of automated cell counters
The LUNA™ family of automated cell counters from Logos Biosystems has received the SelectScience® Gold Seal of Quality more...
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...