Thermo Fisher Scientific has temporarily stopped selling two agars due to a shortage in the seaweed used to make them.
Existing guidelines and infrastructures are not adequate to monitor online trade in cheese, according to authors of a study who found hygiene issues such as pathogens in samples.
Progress on a reagent free technology to detect foodborne pathogens has been presented during a vendor seminar at an international conference in Prague.
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) has been found to hold ‘significant potential’ to replace gold-standard typing methods such as PFGE for routine surveillance and detection of outbreaks.
Imported frozen berries have been implicated after reports of four cases of Hepatitis A, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand.
Pittcon has announced the Technical Program for 2016 with topics including food safety.