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Sample6 Partners with FDA on Pathogen Testing
Sample6 Partners with FDA on Pathogen Testing

Sample6 has announced the initiation of a multi-center Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Nutrition, Center for Veterinary Medicine, and Winchester Engineering Analytical Center.

Bavaria Corporation Earns 2016 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award
Bavaria Corporation Earns 2016 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award

Bavaria Corporation is the proud recipient of the 2016 Innovation Award presented by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) at the 2016 IFT Food Expo in Chicago, IL.

Baumer Group to Open New Development and Logistics Center in Southern Germany
Baumer Group to Open New Development and Logistics Center in Southern Germany

The sensor specialist Baumer is investing in its future with a new building in Stockach on Lake Constance in Southern Germany.

Thermo Scientific’s New GC/MS System to Expand Food Safety Research Capabilities
Thermo Scientific’s New GC/MS System to Expand Food Safety Research Capabilities

The new Thermo Scientific Exactive Gas Chromatography (GC) Orbitrap GC-Mass Spectrometry (MS) system is designed to provide sensitive, routine grade performance for both targeted and non-targeted analysis, along with powerful quantitation.

Sample6 Earns U.S. Patent for Listeria Detection Assay
Sample6 Earns U.S. Patent for Listeria Detection Assay

Sample6 has announced that it was granted a new patent enabling extremely rapid and sensitive bacterial detection for the genus Listeria through the use of the proprietary phage-based luminescence assay.

Agilent Technologies’ New Triple Quadrupole GC/MS Instruments to Improve Food and Water Monitoring
Agilent Technologies’ New Triple Quadrupole GC/MS Instruments to Improve Food and Water Monitoring

Agilent Technologies Inc. has today enhanced its line of scientific instruments with two new models of the company's 7000 Series Triple Quadrupole Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) systems.

MilliporeSigma Advances Water Purification Systems with New High-Throughput Line
MilliporeSigma Advances Water Purification Systems with New High-Throughput Line

This month, MilliporeSigma introduced the Elix® High-Throughput water purification system, providing laboratories with a reliable water purification solution for daily water volumes of up to 9000 liters.
 

RF Biocidics’ Chemical-Free Food Safety System Recognized by Almond Board of California
RF Biocidics’ Chemical-Free Food Safety System Recognized by Almond Board of California

RF Biocidics has announced that its APEX 85--a newly revamped chemical-free food safety system that uses specialized radio frequency technology to significantly reduce the level of harmful pathogens from foods--received the Almond Board of California’s Technical Expert Review Panel (TERP) certification for pasteurization.

Clear Labs Releases World’s First GMO Test Based on NGS Technology
Clear Labs Releases World’s First GMO Test Based on NGS Technology

Clear Labs--a food analytics platform for retailers and manufacturers--has released the first genetically modified organism (GMO) test based on Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology.

VICAM Earns Frost & Sullivan Food Safety Award
VICAM Earns Frost & Sullivan Food Safety Award

Waters Corporation has announced that VICAM®--a Waters business--has earned the 2016 North American Food Safety Diagnostics Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.

Avure’s HPP Tests Stop Growth of C. botulinum in Fresh Coconut Water
Avure’s HPP Tests Stop Growth of C. botulinum in Fresh Coconut Water

The results from the just completed comprehensive study indicate that spores of strains of C. botulinum are unable germinate, grow and produce toxin in fresh coconut water, alleviating any potential concern of botulism.

Thermo Fisher Scientific and DuPont Extend Food Safety Agreement
Thermo Fisher Scientific and DuPont Extend Food Safety Agreement

Thermo Fisher Scientific and DuPont Nutrition & Health have agreed to renew their Distribution Agreement for Western Europe, allowing Thermo Fisher to maintain exclusive supply of the DuPont BAX System Q7 platform in the region for at least the next 3 years.

Power Packaging Facilities Achieve Safe Quality Food Level 3 Certification
Power Packaging Facilities Achieve Safe Quality Food Level 3 Certification

Power Packaging, a DHL Supply Chain company and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has announced the achievement of Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 3 certification at all five of its manufacturing facilities.

3M’s Clean-Trace to Provide Food Processors with Faster Data
3M’s Clean-Trace to Provide Food Processors with Faster Data

3M Food Safety has released its enhanced 3M™ Clean-Trace™ Hygiene Monitoring and Management System.

PerkinElmer’s Avio 200 To Advance Nutritional Labeling and Water Testing
PerkinElmer’s Avio 200 To Advance Nutritional Labeling and Water Testing

PerkinElmer, Inc., has announced announced the launch of the Avio™ 200 Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES), the industry’s most compact system designed for efficient multi-elemental inorganic analysis.

Mérieux NutriSciences to Expand South Africa Dairy Testing with Lactolab Acquisition
Mérieux NutriSciences to Expand South Africa Dairy Testing with Lactolab Acquisition

Mérieux NutriSciences has expanded its dairy testing capabilities and services in South Africa with the recent 100 percent shareholding acquisition of Lactolab (Pty) Ltd, an analytical laboratory serving dairy and dairy related industries.

Ecolab to Acquire Laboratoires Anios
Ecolab to Acquire Laboratoires Anios

Ecolab Inc. has made a binding offer to acquire Laboratoires Anios from co-owners Bertrand and Thierry Letartre and private investment company Ardian.

BioFront Technologies’ MonoTrace Casein ELISA Kit for Milk Allergen Detection
BioFront Technologies’ MonoTrace Casein ELISA Kit for Milk Allergen Detection

BioFront Technologies has announced the launch of the new MonoTrace Casein ELISA kit for the quantitative or qualitative detection of bovine casein.

AIB International Updates Consolidated Standards for Inspection of Prerequisite and Food Safety Programs
AIB International Updates Consolidated Standards for Inspection of Prerequisite and Food Safety Programs

The 2017 version of AIB International’s Consolidated Standards for Inspection of Prerequisite and Food Safety Programs was released last week. The new standards--which will be implemented January 1, 2017--are more focused, current, and easier for food companies to use.

Eurofins Acquires Food and Water Safety Testing Lab Bureau de Wit
Eurofins Acquires Food and Water Safety Testing Lab Bureau de Wit

Eurofins Scientific--a firm that performs bioanalytical testing that supports the entire food production chain--has acquired Bureau de Wit B.V. (“Bureau de Wit”), one of the main laboratory service providers focused on food and water safety testing for the food production, hotel and catering sectors in The Netherlands.

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