Microbiology News : food-beverage

Enterobacteriaceae on plate
Special focus on microbial identification, explore contract identification providers, proficiency tests ID, how a water lab implemented MALDI-TOF, plus summaries of recent identification seminar, plus take our quiz - are you a MALDI expert? more...
The MALDI Biotyper is validated by MicroVal according to the ISO 16140 part 6 standard and is an approved official method of analysis by AOAC international, the confirmation and identification results are provided directly with no need for additional data interpretation. more...
ultra-rapid identification with MALDI-ToF
For identifying microorganisms, the advanced MALDI-ToF system rivals the traditionally used culture-based methods which industry is still heavily dependent on.  With laser technology to ID species in a few minutes, find out how this system can help you. more...
MALDI TOF Quiz are you an expert
Take our quiz and find out if you're 'Mighty at MALDI!' more...
LGC CONFIDENT
The LGC CONF-IDENT proficiency testing scheme enables laboratories to confirm and/or identify strains isolated from a sample using various techniques, from traditional biochemical/serological tests to more advanced genomic or molecular techniques. more...
Latest products for your microbiology lab
New ATP test kit supplying globally, easier pipetting protocols using magnetic beads to clean up nucleic acid preparations, new BRCGS environmental monitoring standards for food packaging manufacturers, GENE-UP EHEC gains MicroVal validation. more...
BC equipment
Sensilux® offers a range of kits and products, for quality control in the food industry, based on ATP-bioluminescence. With tailored control software and sampling automation solutions Sensilux® brings you the highest quality at the most competitive price. more...
EFSA is asking for public consultation on a new document which will give guidance to applicants wishing to introduce microorganisms into the food chain. The document will instruct applicants to carry out WGS on the microorganisms in order to provide EFSA with a risk assessment.  more...
NCIMB Isolate on Plate
NCIMB offers fast turnaround on microbial identification. Discounted rates are available for large numbers of samples. We identify both bacteria and fungi at our Aberdeen laboratories. more...
Brandtech Scientific have launched an inductive charging stand to work with its BRAND® HandyStep® touch and HandyStep® touch S repeating pipettes.  more...
MicroVal has approved the issuing of its first certificate for a Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) detection method, based on the validation of bioMérieux GENE-UP EHEC. more...
best products for microbiology testing
A better way to take sterility testing samples from single use containers, PathogenDx technology may soon be applied to food pathogen detection, SAS air sampler for operating theatres, MIC strip for Ampicillin-sulbactam, why flow cytometry is so good for probiotics. more...
Campden BRI BRCGS
A new clause has been introduced by BRCGS requiring food packaging manufacturers to implement microbiological environmental monitoring. In this informative document, Campden BRI provides guidance in meeting the new criteria, best sampling procedures and the services they offer.  more...
rapidmicrobiology will be publishing a special focus on Microbial Identification, make sure your products or services are included. more...
PathogenDx Workflow
PathogenDx is an ultra-fast pathogen test that will only identify and quantify live cells and currently in routine use in the emerging cannabis testing industry. CEO Milan Patel talks to rapidmicrobiology on how this disruptive technology can revolutionize the food safety testing industry.  more...
Microbiology Product News Updates
Solve PCR positive, culture negative food samples, new formulations of enrichment media, MALDI-TOF identification is it for your lab? more...
Plate counts are not the best way to count probiotics
Flow cytometry beats the traditional plate count  when it comes to probiotics, reports Marco Pane, R&D manager of Probiotical, a manufacturer of probiotics. more...
Bio-Rad Rapid Listeria
During the 2017 Listeria outbreak in South Africa, Bio-Rad provided Microchem Lab Services (MLS) support with their wide-range of prepared Listeria media. Ilse Liedemann, Microbiology Lab manager at MLS, gives a first-hand account on the vital support from Bio-Rad in those challenging times.  more...
Cost Cases for MALDI-ToF identification
A rapidmicrobiology.com report on the recent SCI event 'Rapid Confirmation Using MALDI-TOF III', presentations are summarised to convey how each presenter has advanced into this new era of real-time food and water microbiology after implementing MALDI-TOF technology in their laboratories. more...
PREraser BACGene
Eurofins GeneScan Technologies has developed PREraser BACGene for the effective elimination of free DNA from food sample enrichments of various matrices, reducing the rate of culturally unconfirmed positive PCR results during pathogen detection. more...
Improved Enrichment Media - Food Pathogens
Reducing enrichment times for target food pathogens is the responsibility of Sergiy Olishevskyy, VP of R&D, at FoodChek Systems, he and Sandra Rogoza, talk here to rapidmicrobiology.com about time savings that can be achieved with the latest formulations and future developments in enrichments. more...
latest microbiology product updates
Detect low numbers of different bacterial test strains from Neoprene® gloves, improve data integrity for QC of ATMPs/Cell and Gene Therapies, test for total counts in jams, creams, and fruit preparations, replace CFUs by counting single bacterial cells, detect H. pylori antigen in stool samples. more...
Using the Ziath 'Track and Trace' starter kit is the easy way to set up and maintain an enhanced food sample integrity, tracking and audit trail.
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How to Test High Sugar Foods
Promicol ATP Bioluminescence testing allows the rapid microbial control of jams, creams, and fruit preparations, it is simple to use and saves you time, giving you confidence in the microbial safety of your sweet goods. more...
Save money and reduce plastic laboratory waste by sterilizing reusable stainless steel inoculation loops, the SteriMax is an infrared loop sterilizer, giving high-speed annealing and sterilizing without flame. more...
Test for EHEC USDA FSIS compliant
Have greater confidence in your testing with the Assurance® GDS EHEC ID assay for detection of E. coli O157:H7 Tq in raw beef and MicroTally swabs. more...
New UV LED disinfection acts as a barrier preventing contamination from entering the laboratory water purification system as a whole, offering a high-level microbial disinfection barrier for laboratory water, directly at the point of use. more...
Bobcat Air Sampler
Easily achieve same-shift microbial air sampling results with InnovaPrep’s small, portable Bobcat an air sampler that can combine high-efficiency collection with rapid molecular methods such as PCR. more...
Microbial Cell Counter
How does the QUANTOM Tx Microbial Cell Counter compare with common bacterial detection and quantification methods?  Logos Biosystems have prepared an Application Note to help you find out.
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Roast Turkey

This thanksgiving Solus from PerkinElmer pathogen detection system can be used to test the components of a roast dinner to ensure they are safe.

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