Marel Food Systems has joined PicknPack--a consortium of European companies, industry professionals and organizations that combine their expertise in an effort to develop flexible robotic systems for automated adaptive packaging of fresh and processed food products.
R-Biopharm has announced that its RIDA®SMART app has undergone updates that make the app more powerful and user-friendly.
Eurofins Scientific--a firm that conducts bioanalytical testing--announced last week that it has signed an agreement to acquire Exova's food, water and pharmaceutical testing business in the UK and Ireland, comprising ten laboratories.
Roka Bioscience, Inc.--a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens--has announced that the Extended On Board Stability feature is now available for the Atlas System.
Metrohm--a company that offers analytical laboratory and process systems for titration, ion chromatography, electrochemistry and spectroscopy-- has announced the launch of OMNIS, its new platform for wet chemical analysis.
Eurofins Scientific--a provider of environment testing services--has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire EAC Corporation Ltd. from Asahi Industries Co., Ltd. in Japan.
AOAC INTERNATIONAL has announced the release of the new 20th Edition of the Official Methods of Analysis--the compendium of methods adopted by AOAC containing approximately 3000 methods and considered the most authoritative volume in its field.
Neogen Corporation has announced that it has acquired Preserve International and Tetradyne LLC, sister companies owned and operated by the private Nevada-based Preserve International corporation.
MilliporeSigma has earned ISO/IEC-17025:2005 accreditation for the culture media manufactured at its Microbiology Quality Control Laboratory in Darmstadt, Germany.
This week, 3M Food Safety announced that its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Salmonella has been approved for Official Method of Analysis by AOAC International (OMA method number 2016.01).
Ecolab Inc. has introduced Synergex, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-registered, mixed peracid sanitizer and disinfectant designed to help dairy, food, beverage and brewery processors ensure food quality, improve productivity, enhance workplace safety and reduce environmental impact.
Neogen’s SureKill Liquid Pro Kit allows technicians to apply liquid insecticides through a nonpressurized system that is compact and easy to use.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), along with nonprofit research and development firm Battelle, have announced a new food fraud assessment tool called EMAlert.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of folic acid fortification in corn masa flour on April 14, 2016. The approval allows manufacturers to voluntarily add up to 0.7 milligrams of folic acid per pound of corn masa flour, consistent with the levels of certain other enriched cereal grains.
3M Food Safety has announced the availability of software enhancements to its 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader, a peripheral device that serves as an automated alternative to the more time-consuming task of manually counting and documenting colonies of bacteria on 3M Petrifilm Plates indicator tests.
Axios Mobile Assets has announced that the process it developed to sanitize its pallets after each use has obtained Provision of Sanitation and Hygiene Services certification under the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program.
To help food industry customers maintain operational effectiveness, uphold quality assurance and meet regulatory compliance, Sensaphone offers temperature sensors that carry Traceable Calibration Certificates.
Spireon Inc.--a provider of mobile resource management and business intelligence solutions--has introduced FleetLocate Temperature Monitoring, the company’s first refrigerated trailer telematics solution for customers that require extra precautions to safeguard their perishable goods or products during the climate-controlled transportation and shipping process.
Today, 3M Food Safety has announced the launch of the 3M Microbial Luminescence System (MLS) Ultra High Temperature (UHT) Beverage Screening Kit.
Weber Scientific will be distributing a new polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for finished dairy products, the foodproof yeast and mold quantification test developed by BIOTECON Diagnostics (Potsdam, Germany).