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The Move Toward Molecular Methods for Salmonella Detection
The Move Toward Molecular Methods for <em>Salmonella</em> Detection

Rapid Salmonella detection technologies have evolved to provide food producers and testing labs with improved specificity, sensitivity and speed.

Next Generation ATP Systems: More than Sanitation Monitoring
Next Generation ATP Systems: More than Sanitation Monitoring

Rather non-specific ATP methods have evolved to meet the growing needs of today’s food processor, combining ATP and bacterial culture tests in a single system.

Setting the Standard with “Big Six” non-O157 STEC Reference Materials
Setting the Standard with “Big Six” non-O157 STEC Reference Materials

Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) bacteria have been linked to a growing number of foodborne illnesses.

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

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

Advanced Technology for Rapid Pathogen Detection
Advanced Technology for Rapid Pathogen Detection

Advancements in technology have led to unprecedented speed and ease in the definitive detection of specific pathogens of particular concern to the food industry.

Outsourcing: Key Factors to Consider In Choosing a Qualified Testing Provider
Outsourcing: Key Factors to Consider In Choosing a Qualified Testing Provider

Outsourcing requires companies to address multiple interdependent business and scientific variables in choosing a contract laboratory.

A Look at Top Trends in Food Chemistry
A Look at Top Trends in Food Chemistry

There is a wide variety of potentially detrimental compounds and quality issues that must be supported by comprehensive analysis programs for food safety.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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