Microbiology News : food-beverage, Sep 2019

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...