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New Recapping Solution for High Throughput Sample Storage

Micronic Screw Cap Recapper can be used as a stand-alone instrument or be simply integrated into a fully automated laboratory environment. This makes the screw cap recapper ideal for high throughput workflows and to relieve researchers from repetitive manual labor.
Posted: 2018-07-20 C F O P

Historical Encounter of Three Famous Scientists

Dr. RAMBACH who designed Rambach agar for Salmonella detection, Dr. AGOSTI and Pr. OTTAVIANI who designed the ALOA formulation for L. monocytogenes, recently collaborated to develop CHROMagar™ Enterobacteria, a chromogenic alternative to VRBG.
Posted: 2018-07-20 F

Eurofins Will Use DuPont Assays to Identify Probiotics at the Strain Level

DuPont’s PCR genotyping assays will identify probiotics at the strain level in both raw materials and finished products.
Posted: 2018-07-17 F

Clear Labs Unveils NGS-Based Platform for Routine Pathogen Testing

Clear Safety is the first end-to-end NGS-based food safety platform for high-volume routine pathogen testing, decreasing the chance of recalls by reducing false negative and false positive rates by two orders of magnitude compared to any other platform on the market.
Posted: 2018-07-17 F

NBB®-PCR Broth – Fast and Universal Enrichment for PCR Detection of Beer Spoiling Microorganisms

NBB® PCR Broth The ready-to-use NBB®PCR Broth allows reliable, fast and universal enrichment for PCR or real-time PCR detection from all samples in the brewing process.
Posted: 2018-07-17 F

USDA FSIS Chooses 3M for E.coli, Salmonella and Listeria Testing

3M Molecular Detection System for Food Pathogens After evaluating other commercially available methods, the USDA FSIS has chosen the 3M™ Molecular Detection System to be the primary method for the detection of Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli O157 (inc O157).
Posted: 2018-07-12 F

Rapid Microbiological Methods for the Brewing Industry

Rapid Detection Methods for Beer Spoilage Organisms Whilst beer is relatively microbiologically stable, spoilage microorganisms can be problematic. What methods can brewers employ to detect these microorganisms? Karin Pawlowsky, microbiology manager, Campden BRI shares her knowledge of rapid microbiology methods in brewing.
Posted: 2018-07-12 F

Standardised Workflow Confirms and IDs Food Microbial Isolates

MALDI Biotyper certified by MicroVal for fast and reliable routine confirmation of foodborne pathogenic bacteria under ISO/DIS 16140-6 uses a standardized workflow for any microbial isolate confirmation and identification in food microbiology.
Posted: 2018-07-09 F

NBB® – Fast and Reliable Detection of Beer Spoiling Microorganisms with Döhler

NBB® – Ready-to-use culture media allow fast and reliable detection of beer spoiling microorganisms, such as lactobacilli, pectinatus and megasphera, in all samples arising in breweries.
Posted: 2018-07-09 F

Strategic Consulting: 5th Edition Industrial Microbiology Market Report

Fifth Edition Industrial Microbiology Markets Report - Strategic Consulting Industrial Microbiology Market Report, 5th Edition (IMMR-5) characterizes the worldwide growth in industrial microbiology markets including market size, growth rates, specifics on where and how testing occurs - report prospectus available for download.
Posted: 2018-07-09 CP F P W

Dual Detection of Listeria & Salmonella Species in Environmental Samples

EnviroPRO™ RT-PCR assay capable of multiplex detection of Listeria and Salmonella species in same assay tube has received AOAC PTM and will be launched at 2018 IAFP conference.
Posted: 2018-07-08 F

COPAN Launches CYCLONE AUTO-PREP™ with Smart Incubators and AI at IAFP

Smart Incubators and AI for Food Microbiology The CYCLONE AUTO-PREP™ fully automates the traditional pour plate method for TVCs on liquid samples, with optional Smart Incubators and the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for automatic colony counting and colony recognition.
Posted: 2018-07-04 F

Acumedia® and Lab M® Brands Become Neogen Culture Media

Neogen Culture Media Acumedia and Lab M products are being combined and rebranded as Neogen Culture Media, the product line supports compliance with global reference methods (such as ISO, BAM, and MLG ) across multiple industries, with a particular focus on food safety testing.
Posted: 2018-07-04 F

RAPID’B.cereus Detects and Counts All Pathogenic B. cereus in Foods

Bio-Rad Bio-Rad's RAPID’B.cereus is the first chromogenic medium to detect and enumerate all pathogenic Bacillus cereus in food samples. The media achieves an ideal balance between selectivity and sensitivity.
Posted: 2018-07-04 F

Listeria PatternAlert™ Assay Identifies Strains from Enriched Sample

Listeria PatternAlert detects molecular patterns in 6 hrs. directly from positive enriched sample, no need for an isolate. Each result can be matched against PatternAlert database to identify their pattern matches across locations and time.
Posted: 2018-07-03 F

Bio-Rad Launches a New PCR Kit and Chromogenic Media

With our world-class expertise in microbiology and state-of-the-art products, we provide you with the very best, which you've come to expect from Bio-Rad. Explore what we have to offer and see how Bio-Rad is committed to keeping your customers safe
Posted: 2018-07-03 F

Reduce your Sample Preparation Costs with Seward

Good sample preparation is critical for dependable results. The Seward Stomacher 400 EVO draws from the company’s long-standing commitment to quality, reliability and performance with a sleek and durable design, supported by a 3-year warranty.
Posted: 2018-07-02 C F P V

Next-Generation Tools for Your Environmental Sampling Program

New environmental sample collection tools for food processing / packing facilities, improving recovery and viability of microorganisms to support accurate detection or enumeration in the laboratory. World Bioproducts Booth # 409
Posted: 2018-07-02 C F P V W

Food Safety Simplified with High Performance Enrichment Media

Actero™ Improves the accuracy and cost of your food safety testing. FoodChek Systems Inc. develops and provides cutting edge food safety solutions for the enrichment of foodborne and environmental pathogens, especially for problem matrices. Booth #832.
Posted: 2018-07-02 F

Testing for Foodborne Pathogens in your Operation? Consider Puritan

Puritan’s US made line of specimen collection and transport devices for environmental sampling assures your lab of consistent and reliable results. See features and benefits here, and visit with us at IAFP booth #1109 to learn more and request samples.
Posted: 2018-07-02 F

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