In late June, AMETEK, Inc. announced that it had completed its acquisition of MOCON, Inc.--a deal worth approximately $182 million.
This week, CERTUS announced its entry into the food safety industry with the launch of the CERTUS System for rapid pathogen detection and environmental monitoring.
Charm Sciences, Inc., a firm that performs rapid food safety diagnostic testing, has received the 2017 Small Business Contractor of the Year Award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
This week, 3M announced that Health Canada--the agency that is responsible for the country’s national public health--has approved and published the next-generation 3M Molecular Detection System assay for Listeria detection.
This month, Randox Food Diagnostics announced that the AOAC Research Institute granted AOAC Performance Tested certification to Randox’s Antimicrobial Array I Ultra Kit (License Number 051705).
Ashland has received US patent 9,539,795 for its PureKote™ 23589 dispersion and PureKote™ 21412A cross-linking agent coating system.
Neogen Corporation has announced the availability of next generation sequencing services for the food industry, which will enable food companies to accurately identify all bacteria in a sample in a single genomic test.
The new Thermo Scientific TSQ Altis Triple Stage Quadrupole mass spectrometer and TSQ Quantis Triple Stage Quadrupole mass spectrometers offer outstanding robustness and sensitivity for demanding targeted quantitation assays.
Neogen Corporation has expanded its comprehensive line of food allergen test kits to include a test for sesame that can be used to screen samples at a set level, or provide precise quantitative results.
In early June, Mérieux NutriSciences announced the full acquisition of Bangalore Testing Laboratories Pvt Ltd., an independent testing laboratory located in Bangalore, Southern India.
Earlier this year, Key Technology introduced VERYX® digital sorters for nuts and dried fruits to the market.
CTC Plastics--a manufacturer of strong, lightweight thermoplastic composite pallets--has announced the expansion of its line of reusable, stackable plastic pallets made from 100 percent recycled plastic.
Health Canada, the country’s national health agency, has included Hygiena’s BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay as a validated method to screen surfaces for Listeria species, a common cause of foodborne illness.
Neogen has developed an innovative Recall Support Services program to better serve the needs of its food industry customers facing a product recall—or preparing for the possibility of a recall.
FoodLogiQ, a provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency software solutions, has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind solution, Recall + Response, the industry’s first real-time, software as a service solution for recall and stock withdrawal management.
Neogen Corporation has developed an innovative software system that allows food safety directors immediate access to their facilities’ sanitation test results — no matter where in the world their facilities may be.
3M Food Safety recently earned the silver Stevie Award at the 15th Annual American Business Awards. The win was in the New Product and Services category and subcategory of Health & Pharmaceuticals Product for the 3M™ Clean-Trace™ Hygiene Monitoring and Management System.
To combat the growing problem of low-quality salt, SaltWorks has issued new processing criteria and quality benchmarks.
SGS, an inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is now the first Certification Body approved to audit against the Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) standards covering all regions of the world.
DSO Sentinel by ABM Equipment Company, Inc. is a new software that provides practical item-level traceability while improving process control.