Microbiology News : Sep 2012

Romer Labs announce that it is the main sponsor of this years' leading mycotoxin conference - the 'World Mycotoxin Forum meets IUPAC' in Rotterdam. more...
FDA has chosen Illumina's MiSeq sequencing systems and reagents for conducting whole genome analysis on produce and produce-related environmental Salmonella and shigatoxigenic E. coli isolates. more...
The Lab M range includes enrichment media such as Buffered Peptone Water used with VCC Selective Supplement and O157 Broth MTSB (modified Tryptone Soy Broth). more...
The new DuPont™ BAX® System real-time PCR assay for Salmonella enables food companies to make faster product release decisions, saving inventory costs and extending product shelf life. more...
The launch of 23 new PCR controls reinforces our commitment to the molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases. more...
DIATHERIX laboratory service has a new Tem-PCR panel available for diagnosis of Rhinosinusitis. Results are typically reported the same day the specimen arrives at their laboratory. more...
Meridian Bioscience, Inc., has received FDA clearance for a new molecular diagnostic test for Group A Streptococcus on the illumigene® platform. more...
NCIMB Culture repository
NCIMB, the company that manages the UK's National Collection of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria is celebrating 30 years as an IDA (International Depository Authority) under the Budapest Treaty. more...
GenIUL has licensing agreement with Qiagen for the production and sales of Propidium monoazide (PMA) which provides an effective solution to the problem of detecting dead cells in PCR assays. more...
This series is an edited volume with contributions from world experts. It provides readers with unique contributions related to current research and the future of Environmental Monitoring. more...
Using two unique, innovative technologies - isothermal DNA amplification and bioluminescence detection, the 3M™ Molecular Detection System is a fundamentally different pathogen detection method. more...
This allows companies to use the NeoSEEK system to comply with the USDA's recent regulation requiring testing of raw beef trim for six new STEC serogroups, in addition to the previously regulated STEC, E. coli O157:H7. more...
The first molecular test to enable reporting of pathogen identification at the same time as Gram stain results from positive blood cultures. more...
INTEGRA has designed GripTip pipette tips which, in tandem with VIAFLO pipettes, create a unique system that ensures your pipette tip will never loosen, leak or fall off again. more...
Along with good housekeeping/maintenance practices, 2nd Generation ATP testing can be used to monitor and control total biomass at levels where the risk of growing L. pneumophila in a water system becomes minimal or nil. more...

Smoking out Listeria

11 Sep 2012 | F&B

A survey conducted by the Food Standards Agency in Scotland suggest that certain stages in smoked fish processing plants appear to be more vulnerable than others to persistent colonisation by Listeria monocytogenes. more...
bioMérieux have launched the VITEK® MS (21CFR Part 11 Compliant) which provides microorganism identification in minutes with its specifically developed pharmaceutical database. more...
Easy, manual identification enterobacteriaceae
EnteroPluri- Test is a complete identification system, manufactured by Liofilchem, for the identification of Enterobacteriaceae, made of a transparent plastic carrier, divided in 12 sections containing different biochemical tests, and a metal stick for picking the pure colonies and inoculating more...
MOCON has released its new video describing how its GreenLight technology can produce TVC counts in foods and beverage samples 10 times faster than the reference plating methods. more...
Puritan Diagnostics LLC, announced that they have received a Canadian patent and have completed examination and will soon be receiving a U.S. patent for their high performance HydraFlock® swab. more...
Merck Millipore's ICR Settle Plates for critical cleanrooms and isolators in transparent, H2O2-impermeable triple-barrier packaging. Also available - Long Incubation (LI) Settle Plates for less critical cleanrooms. more...
From September 2012, TSC's new Protect Multipurpose and Protect Select range will save customers 70% freezer space with a re-design of its packaging using a new moisture resistant, fibreboard freezer box. more...
Pathatrix® Auto System delivers faster time-to-results, fewer false positives & reduces food pathogen detection costs. more...
MOCON has completed a new study on the use of its GreenLight technology for hygiene swabbing more...
Hardy Diagnostics has developed a new selective culture medium - Arcanobacterium Selective Agar for the isolation and detection of Arcanobacterium haemolyticum more...