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Service Lab Adopts Atlas System for Food Pathogen Detection

Minnesota Valley Testing Laboratories has implemented Roka Bioscience’s Atlas system an innovative fully automated molecular system for their Salmonella and Listeria testing in food and environmental samples.
Posted: 2013-03-04 F

Meat Speciation Testing by ELISA now Accepted by the FSA

ALS service laboratory offers meat speciation testing by ELISA reporting
Posted: 2013-03-04 F P

Pall's New Sentino™ Filter Dispenser Simplifies Laboratory Workflow

Sentino dispenser aseptically dispenses individual membrane filters with a single press on its soft-touch keypad, for evaluation of microbial contamination of aqueous samples using the Membrane Filter (MF) Technique.
Posted: 2013-03-04 F P W

Puritan Sees New Growth In Liquid Amies Market

After a spike in Puritan UTM-RT transport systems sales during flu season, Puritan also sees new growth in Liquid Amies market
Posted: 2013-03-04 C F

Point-of-Need DNA Testing for Horse Meat Available Soon

InstantLabs' Equine Food Verification Test Kit allows food processors and importers to quickly and confidently test for horse meat (and related species) at point-of-need using Hunter® Accelerated Real-Time PCR® system.
Posted: 2013-02-26 F

Speciation Service to Assure Product Authenticity

The current method of choice for detection of DNA from a specific species, utilizes PCR methodology. Romer Labs offers DNA testing in its laboratories located in the UK and Austria.
Posted: 2013-02-25 F V

Neogen Develops Simple Tests for Shellfish Toxins

Reveal® 2.0 for ASP detects ASP-causing toxins at 20 ppm and Reveal 2.0 for DSP detects DSP-causing toxins at 160 ppb, easy one-step test.
Posted: 2013-02-25 C F

Improving Reproducibility in Real-Time PCR

Integra VIAFLO 96 handheld electronic pipette, significantly improved the reproducibility and productivity in Real-time PCR assays in US clinical diagnostic lab.
Posted: 2013-02-25 C F P

3M MDS Receives Extended Validation for Salmonella Assay

3M Food Safety’s molecular detection technology meets international test criteria for spotting Salmonella in all food categories and environmental products.
Posted: 2013-02-25 F

SFDA to Install 25 Synbiosis ProtoCOL 3 Colony Counting Systems

Synbiosis announce that SFDA will install 25 ProtoCOL 3 automated colony counting and inhibition zone sizing systems to help increase productivity of vaccine and antibiotic testing at SFDA's laboratories across China.
Posted: 2013-02-25 F O P

Microbiologics Recognized for Exportation Achievements

February, 2013, US Senator, Amy Klobuchar, visited the Microbiologics headquarters in Saint Cloud, Minnesota to present the company with an Export Achievement Certificate from the United States Department of Commerce.
Posted: 2013-02-25 C F O P W

Ceeram Launches Two New Microbial Source Tracking Kits

Ceeram has recently introduced two new ceeramTools™ TEST PACKS for determining the origin of a fecal contamination - Bacteriophages and bacteroides - in water samples.
Posted: 2013-02-25 F W

BAX® System Certified by AOAC for Salmonella Detection

Effective method for detecting Salmonella in raw ground beef, chicken rinses, cream cheese, bagged lettuce, dry pet food and on stainless steel surfaces.
Posted: 2013-02-19 F

Lab M Adds Extensive Water Industry Experience to Senior Team

Lab M has appointed Tim Down, a microbiologist who has worked in the water industry for many years, as Operations Manager at the company's headquarters in Heywood, Greater Manchester, UK.
Posted: 2013-02-19 C F P W

PCR Kit for Detection of Horse in Meat and Processed Meat Products

In January, the UK Food Safety Authority found beef burgers which actually contained up to 100% horse meat during a routine inspection. This month horse meat was also found in other deep frozen products like lasagna and mousaka, which were labeled
Posted: 2013-02-18 F

Tackling Nutraceutical Products with Rapid Automated Microbiology Testing!

The BioLumix System brings automated microbiological testing in house with most assay results achieved over night.
Posted: 2013-02-18 F P

Neogen Europe Offers Meat Speciation, On-site and Contract Laboratory

On-site products include F.A.S.T. Species Identification kits, which are simple yet robust qualitative tests with a limit of detection of 1%.
Posted: 2013-02-18 C F

Neogen Europe Launches Redesigned Website for Phytodiagnostics Kits

Kits and reagents for the detection of more than 250 plant pathogens are available in range of formats to suit all testing requirements, standard ELISA testing and rapid methods.
Posted: 2013-02-18 C F

Reliable, High-Throughout Tube Decapper

The Univo Electric Decapper DC480 is the latest addition to Micronic's 'blue-white' line of productive sample handling equipment, compatible with all Micronic tubes (up to 1.40ml) and tubes and caps of other brands.
Posted: 2013-02-11 C F O P

Enterococcus QuickFISH BC 20 Min ID from Positive Blood Cultures

From AdvanDx, the QuickFISH range significantly advances time-to-result and ease-of-use Staphylococcus QuickFISH and Enterococcus QuickFISH assays have FDA clearance and CE mark.
Posted: 2013-02-11 C F

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