Microbiology News : food-beverage, Jan 2019

inoculating a petri dish
When investigating the source of contamination, it is useful to identify whether isolates of the same species are in fact the same strain.  NCIMB’s strain-typing service uses a highly reproducible sequence-based technique.   more...
Test for E.coli and Coliforms in Food
With results after only 18 to 24 hrs, test for both E. coli and coliform organisms on one plate with one incubation time. No complicated workflow, just one ready-to-use plate, validated performance at both ISO and FDA/BAM temperatures, proven accuracy compared to VRBL with MUG and TBX agar. more...
Listeria PatternAlert™ Assay
The Rheonix Listeria PatternAlert™ assay is a breakthrough method to rapidly characterize Listeria directly from enriched samples. The method helps food producers identify Listeria harborage sites and trace back sources of contamination. more...
AFNOR Approved Solus Salmonella Test
Using a single enrichment step, Solus One Salmonella is a highly efficient assay for the next day detection of Salmonella in selected food and environmental samples. Recently receiving NF validation from AFNOR, Solus One Salmonella is already an AOAC Performance TestedSM Method. more...
Astell's latest 36-page brochure is now available in print and download, includes explanation of important options for choosing an autoclave - cooling, vacuum and direct steam. more...

LabElite DeCapper SL is compatible with labware in 96-, 48-, and 24-format tube racks, with internal or external threads, such as microtubes, cryovials, and speciality tubes, from all major labware manufacturers.

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Increasingly in the USA, multinational food producers are adopting Enterobacteriaceae testing over coliform testing as the globally recognized regulation. MicroVal/AOAC certification of Peel Plate EB recognizes that the easier and faster Peel Plate method has the accuracy of ISO methods. more...
At the end of each cycle the controller automatically instigates load drying – where filtered air is circulated through the chamber by an efficient air pump, rapidly evaporating moisture within the load to leave the contents condensate free. more...
Sample collection
Corning Life Sciences offers a complete range of sample collection products for microbiology and chemical analysis: cutlery, blender bags, containers and bottles. more...
BACGene Legionella Multiplex kit
The BACGene Legionella Multiplex kit is a real-time PCR assay for the simultaneous confirmation and identification of Legionella spp., Legionella pneumophila and Legionella pneumophila subsp. pneumophila SG1 from presumptive positive colonies. more...