Microbiology News : food-beverage

Rapid Cronobacter Testing
MilliporeSigma’s Assurance GDS® Cronobacter Tq II assay features a faster 20-hour enrichment that has been harmonized with the GDS® Salmonella enrichment. MicroVal approval includes validation for infant formula, infant cereals, and environmental samples. more...
Solus One Salmonella detection system
When detecting for Salmonella and dealing with fluctuating sample volume. Solus One Salmonella is a highly sensitive assay and offers automated solutions that can test up to 192 samples in a single automated cycle.  more...
Rapid microbiology for liquid dairy products
Find out about the different heat processes used in the manufacture of UHT and ESL dairy products and, with results in less than 30 minutes, learn why Hygiena's Innovate system offers the ideal microbiological testing solution. more...

CHROMagar™ Solution for Mastitis Diagnosis

20 Apr 2021 | Food & Beverage

CHROMagar chromogenic media for mastitis diagnosis
CHROMagar™ has developed three chromogenic formulations with a very high level of differentiation allowing the detection of most important groups of bacteria found in the Mastitis infections: Gram-negative bacteria, Staphylococci and Streptococci. more...
SY-LAB AMP 6000
A new highly selective and sensitive chromogenic media for the enumeration of butyric acid-forming clostridia has now been made available for rapid microbiological testing of milk and cheese. more...
Rapid Microbial ATP Detection in Dairy
The Promicol System is a comprehensive overall solution enabling a rapid detection of microbial contamination in finished UHT & ESL dairy products allowing early identification of process failure and faster product release.  more...
BC Sensilux system
Analysis of microbial contamination in finished dairy products is made fast, sensitive, and reliable with the bioluminescence Sensilux® system. A complete solution including automated sampling, and full technical support. more...
PCR kit for cannabis testing Aspergillus Salmonella STEC
The iQ-Check Aspergillus Real-Time PCR Kit detects Aspergillus flavus, fumigatus, niger, and terreus in cannabis flower and cannabis concentrates. more...
Detect Listeria and Salmonella one broth one plate
With ISO 16140-2 certification and increased sensitivity versus the ISO reference methods, our OBOP workflows offer accurate detection of Listeria and Salmonella in as little as 48hrs whilst maintaining classical microbiology. Find out more today! more...
MicrobeMeter for growth dynamic experiments
Suitable for various commercial and research applications, the MicrobeMeter takes continuous measurements over a long period of time, allowing analysis of growth dynamics and estimates of kinetic parameters. Temperature ranges include mesophiles and thermophiles. more...
Microbiological risks of onions
Onions have caused a range of food safety issues in past years, in this article Roy Betts (Campden BRI) explains why we should be wary of assuming that onions are always a “low-risk” product. more...

Getting Facts from Microbiome's Big Data - Interview with CosmosID

30 Mar 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalMicrobiome

Microbiome sequencing
CosmosID is a government award-winning big data genomics company and in this interview with its CEO Manoj Dadlani, he describes their recent work on SARS-CoV-2 sequencing, the depth of microbiome info they can provide clients across various sectors & their new direct-to-consumer gut health test.  more...

IUL Launches iPeak®+, The New Lateral Flow Reader for Large Cassettes

26 Mar 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalVeterinary

Keep Track of Point of Care Lateral Flow Test Results
The iPeak+ is a cost-effective lateral flow test reader delivering quantitative and qualitative results, able to read up to 5 strips with 7 lines per strip at once, making analysis of point of care tests objective, sensitive and traceable. more...
Environmental Monitoring in dairy processing plant
Researchers at UCC and Teagasc have published their evaluation of rapid sequencing methods to replace culture-based methods in routine environmental monitoring at food processing facilities.  more...
Salmonella enteritidis in coated chicken and the validation of cooking processes
Roy Betts (Campden BRI) highlights the risk of Salmonella enteritidis to consumers from not labeling RTE and non-RTE coated chicken products correctly, and why risk assessment and risk reduction strategies are necessary to protect the consumer. more...

RollBag® - A New Wire Free Range of Sterile Sampling Bags

16 Mar 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterClinicalPharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal CareMicrobiome

Wire Free Range of Sterile Sampling Bags
RollBag® is made from robust PolySilk® with a sticker closure specially designed for sampling any liquid or solid sample, for the food, medical, animal health or environmental industries. Wire-free makes for easier disposal. more...
Rapid test for listeria is AOAC validated
Smiths Detection Listeria CANARY® assay has been granted an AOAC INTERNATIONAL Performance Test MethodSM (PTM) program certification number. The test uses CANARY technology that combines the sensitivity of PCR with the speed of lateral flow. more...
SureTrend - Quickly identify Allergens and Pathogens
Two significant sources of food hazards are allergens and pathogens. These potential threats to product quality can be addressed by implementing the right testing: raw material, finished product, and cleaning verification. Learn about the best solutions available from Hygiena more...
Food pathogens in mushrooms
Salmonella, Listeria and Staphylococcus have all been linked to mushrooms, Roy Betts, Campden BRI discusses the potential for mushrooms to cause bacterial food poisoning. more...
Solus One E coli O157 ELISA Assay
The Solus™ One E. coli O157 Pathogen Detection ELISA Assay uses a single, 10-hour enrichment, one-step sample preparation, and automated workflow to process up to 192 tests per run for sensitive, cost effective assay for E.coli O157. more...

Autoclave Deodorant for a Great Lab Atmosphere

05 Mar 2021 | Food & BeverageWaterPharmaceuticalVeterinaryCosmetic/Personal Care

Autoclave deodorant
INTERSCIENCE has launched its new Anabac® Natural autoclave deodorants with 100 % natural origin fragrances. These new fragrances, with ECOCERT certified perfume (according to the Cosmos-Standard) are compatible with all autoclaves and provide a nice perfume in the lab. more...

Quality Control Starter Guide for Breweries

01 Mar 2021 | Food & Beverage

Beer quality control testing
Do you want to start a lab, but have no idea where to start? There are many directions you can go. Luckily, getting started doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. more...

Standardise Pour Plate Preparation by Automating Media Dispensing and Plate Stirring

01 Mar 2021 | Food & BeveragePharmaceuticalCosmetic/Personal Care

Automate and standardise preparation of pour plates
Video from Alliance Bio Expertise shows how using an automatic system - the DISTRIWEL combined with the MEDIAWEL, allows laboratories doing pour plates to standardise: the temperature of the dispensed media, the volume in each Petri dish and the '8' shape stirring! more...
Method for evaluating effectiveness for SARS-CoV-2 air cleaning systems
Campden BRI has developed a new test procedure to determine whether air cleaning systems can effectively inactivate and remove the virus that causes COVID-19 from the air and surfaces. more...

Introducing Soleris® Next Generation - Rapid, Automated Microbial Testing System

01 Mar 2021 | Food & BeverageCosmetic/Personal Care

Soleris NG - automated microbial testing
Find out more about our new, rapid, automated microbial testing platform for product safety and quality, offering fast and reliable detection of a wide range of microorganisms including TVC, Yeasts and Moulds, Enterobacteriaceae, E. coli, Coliforms, and many others.  more...
Accelerated Analytical Laboratories are the first in Wisconsin to aquire COVID-19 related VERIPRO SARS-CoV-2 enviromental assay allowing it's food production customers to test their environments for SARS-CoV-2. more...
Legionella Testing Kit
Bio-Rad has received AFNOR validation for the iQ-Check Legionella Aquadien DNA extraction short protocols and Free DNA Removal Solution protocol according to ISO TS 12869 and NF T90-471. Learn more. more...

Study Shows Air Sampler Detects SARS-CoV-2 in Aerosols

23 Feb 2021 | Food & BeverageClinicalPharmaceutical

Air sampler for viruses
Smiths Detection has reported that its BioFlash® Biological Identifier can detect SARS-CoV-2 in the air following tests conducted by the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). more...

The Tasty Tech That Ensures QC in Beer Brewing

18 Feb 2021 | Food & BeverageWater

Sartorius solutions for brewing quality control
Breweries, whether they are large or small, share a common need for quality control (QC) to ensure the consistency and safety of end products. Both subjective and objective QC tests and evaluations can be performed throughout the brewing process. more...
Red One instantaneous automated total viable counts in waters
Red One™ is a rapid, automated and easy solution to count viable micro-organisms (TVC) in waters (from 1ml to 100mL).  It showed unprecedented results in terms of sensitivity and repeatability compared to ATP monitoring or flow cytometry. more...