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Facts and Fallacies About Fatty Acids
Facts and Fallacies About Fatty Acids

Perhaps no term in food science has gained a worse reputation than the word fat. Let’s take a look at the facts.

Soleris® System Shown to Reduce Time and Cost for UHT/Aseptic Pack Testing
Soleris® System Shown to Reduce Time and Cost for UHT/Aseptic Pack Testing

Neogen’s technology reduces time and cost of rapid microbial testing.

 

Microbiology Made Easier: A Quick Guide to Easygel™ Media
Microbiology Made Easier:  A Quick Guide to Easygel™ Media

Convenience methods have become a standard for saving the food industry time, labor and money in their microbiology work.

The Time Is Right for Automation in Pathogen Testing Labs
The Time Is Right for Automation in Pathogen Testing Labs

Increased scrutiny and focus on the safety of our food supply results in increased testing.

 

 

 

Automated Rapid Food Pathogen Testing Solutions
Automated Rapid Food Pathogen Testing Solutions

The food industry operates on an immense global scale. With such a scope come unique and often problematic challenges.

 

Easy-to-Use, Affordable, Same-Day Method for Rapid Detection of Indicator Bacteria

What do current microbiology methods reveal about microorganism levels in food products?

Detecting Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs
Detecting <i>Salmonella</i> Enteritidis in Shell Eggs

Using an accurate, easy-to-use method to test environmental and egg pool samples will make transition to and maintenance of complying with the FDA Final Rule painless.  

High-throughput PCR Provides Real-time Solutions
High-throughput PCR Provides Real-time Solutions

High-throughput PCR allows food processors to find real-time solutions with excellent sensitivity and specificity.

Breakthrough Same-day Bacterial Analysis for Food Products
Breakthrough Same-day Bacterial Analysis for Food Products

A rapid, high-throughput method for total viable count quantification provides microbiological analysis in just hours.

Pathogenic Non-O157 Escherichia coli
Pathogenic Non-O157 <i>Escherichia coli</i>

Food processors face an ever-evolving set of challenges in their endeavors to ensure the safety and quality of their products.

Leading the Way in Food Safety Science
Leading the Way in Food Safety Science

Fast, accurate results are critical for delivering safer food products for consumers and more profitable growth for food companies.

Setting the Standard for Traceability in Proficiency Testing Programs
Setting the Standard for Traceability in Proficiency Testing Programs

Top-performing food microbiology laboratories realize the importance of effective proficiency testing programs.

Amick Farms Adopts Cutting-Edge Pathogen Detection Technology
Amick Farms Adopts Cutting-Edge Pathogen Detection Technology

Rapid DNA-based methods are increasingly being used by food producers to detect unwanted bacteria in their products.

Risk Analysis Drives Safety Testing for Dietary Supplement Maker
Risk Analysis Drives Safety Testing for Dietary Supplement Maker

Existing regulations cannot be easily applied to vitamins, minerals and herbs, requiring an innovative approach for safety testing.

Solving Today’s Business Problems with Rapid Testing Innovations
Solving Today’s Business Problems with Rapid Testing Innovations

Food manufacturers are under increased pressure to operate more efficiently and competitively.

New EU Food Microbiology Criteria To Impact Lab Testing
New EU Food Microbiology Criteria To Impact Lab Testing

Regulations in the EU drive innovations in laboratory testing analyses.

 

Food and Dairy Lab Finds Rapid E. coli Test Easier To Use
Food and Dairy Lab  Finds Rapid <i>E. coli</i> Test Easier To Use

Food processors sometimes look for alternatives to outsourcing their food safety testing.

 

Salmonella Serotyping in Poultry: Ready or Not, Here It Comes
<i>Salmonella</i> Serotyping in Poultry: Ready or Not,  Here It Comes

New regulations and HACCP programs require innovative approaches to identify Salmonella contamination.

The Real Cost of Testing for Salmonella
The Real Cost of  Testing for <i>Salmonella</i>

Salmonella testing is costly due to the complexity of the organism and the numerous strains that impact food safety.

Selecting a Suitable Food Allergen Detection Method
Selecting a Suitable Food Allergen Detection Method

There are several different immunological screening methods available for allergen testing and each has its advantages and disadvantages.

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