Microbiology News : food-beverage, Mar 2021

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...

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...