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Advances in Automated Rapid Methods for Enumerating E. coli
Advances in Automated Rapid Methods for Enumerating <i>E. coli</i>

Enumeration methods have improved dramatically in the past few years, becoming more rapid, more automated and more accurate.

Getting a Handle on Listeria
Getting a Handle on <i>Listeria</i>

An interview with Catherine W. Donnelly, Ph.D., University of Vermont, provides background on the emergence of this pathogen as a health concern.

High-Throughput Toxicity Testing: New Strategies for Assessing Chemical Safety
High-Throughput Toxicity Testing: New Strategies for Assessing Chemical Safety

Food industry toxicologists must also assess the safety of food-relevant chemicals, including pesticides.

Tyson Foods: Getting Bigger, Serving Better
Tyson Foods: Getting Bigger, Serving Better

A closer look at Tyson Foods’ Corporate Laboratory and Research Services Group and how they maximize the food safety of its products.

An Insider’s View into the Use of PCR in the Food Industry
An Insider’s View into the Use of PCR in the Food Industry

The DNA-based methods such as polymerase chain reaction appear to offer good potential in advancing the technology of rapid microbial detection.

Current Trends in Mycotoxin Analysis
Current Trends in Mycotoxin Analysis

The risks associated with mycotoxins occurring in field crops, foods, feeds and animal products impact food safety.

Effective Sanitation Programs Rely on Environmental Monitoring
Effective Sanitation Programs Rely on Environmental Monitoring

Adenosine triphosphate sanitation verification systems are now the standard method for evaluating and monitoring sanitation efficacy at food companies around the world. 

 

Erlab Ductless Fume Hoods Are Over 99% Effective!
Erlab Ductless Fume Hoods  Are Over 99% Effective!

Captair® solutions protect laboratory personnel when working with chemicals by the total filtration of toxic gases, fumes, odors and powders.

The Modern Food Safety Manager’s Must-Have Gadget
The Modern Food Safety Manager’s Must-Have Gadget

Hygiena’s EnSURE monitoring system measures a wide range of sanitation, microbiology and quality indicator tests, all on one piece of equipment.

Lot Acceptance Testing for Ready-to-Eat Salads
Lot Acceptance Testing for Ready-to-Eat Salads

An analytical testing protocol is fundamental to any food product acceptance testing program, including those for examining the microbiological safety of ready-to-eat salad.

Innovations In Technology: Promising Food Safety Technologies
Innovations In Technology: Promising Food Safety Technologies

As interest in the use of advanced thermal and nonthermal technologies to process foods increases worldwide, special attention must be paid to identifying key goals for these new tools.

Solutions for Food Safety Testing
Solutions for Food Safety Testing
Automation and Cost Savings Using Photometric Analysis
Automation and Cost Savings Using Photometric Analysis

 

 

Testing for Irradiated Food to Ensure Quality
Testing for Irradiated Food to Ensure Quality

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting New Maximum Residue Limits
Meeting New Maximum Residue Limits

 

 

Automated Sample Preparation Coupled with Mass Spectrometry Detection for Food Matrices
Automated Sample Preparation Coupled with Mass Spectrometry Detection for Food Matrices

 

 

 

See What’s Below the Surface with Guided Microwave Spectrometry
See What’s Below the Surface with Guided Microwave Spectrometry

 

 

 

 

 

GC Column Selection—Optimize Your Analysis
GC Column Selection—Optimize Your Analysis

 

 

An Effective Alternative to Bulk Liquid Media Preparation
An Effective Alternative to Bulk Liquid Media Preparation

 

 

The Food Safety Enhancement Act: How a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Can Help
The Food Safety Enhancement Act: How a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Can Help

 

 

 

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