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Cow is cheapest milk and most common adulterant - ProGnosis Biotech

Higher priced milk can be fraudulently adulterated with that of a lower price from other species like cow, according to ProGnosis Biotech.

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Pure Bioscience and Roka Bioscience partner

Pure Bioscience and Roka Bioscience have signed a two year non-exclusive supply agreement.

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Anton Paar expands particle analysis portfolio

Anton Paar has acquired the particle size analyzer (PSA) product line from CILAS.

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SGS acquires Central Illinois Grain Inspection

SGS has acquired Central Illinois Grain Inspection, Inc. (CIGI) for an undisclosed amount.

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Eurofins’ Listeria tests backed by AOAC

Eurofins Scientific’s test kits for Listeria have received certification by AOAC.

Dow/DuPont to divest plastics business amid price hike fears

The Canadian Competition Bureau has reached an agreement relating to the proposed merger between DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company regarding its plastic packaging.

European Commission clears Dow/DuPont merger, subject to conditions

The European Commission has approved the proposed merger between US-based chemical companies Dow and DuPont on condition of the divestiture of DuPont's pesticide business, including its R&D organization.

BSI brings visibility to supply chain

BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions has released food safety and fraud intelligence and assessment modules to help industry mitigate potential threats that could affect customers, their brand and bottom...

Neogen expands next generation sequencing services

Neogen Corporation has launched next generation sequencing services for the food industry.

Macb investigating quality issue in flavoured water

Consumers have been urged not to drink macb flavoured water due to a ‘quality issue’.

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Charm Sciences gets award from USDA

Charm Sciences has received the 2017 Small Business Contractor of the Year award from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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3M’s E. coli O157 assay gains NF Validation

3M Food Safety’s assay to detect E. coli O157 (including H7) has received an NF Validation certificate from AFNOR Certification.  

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NSF International opens Colombian office to meet demand

NSF International has opened an office in Colombia to meet growing demand for auditing, certification and training services in the country. 

Mars brand perception takes hit but expected to recover after recall

Mars’ recall of chocolate for potential Salmonella is unlikely to bring long term damage in the eyes of consumers, according to YouGov.

Half of chickens positive for Campylobacter – FSA survey

Less than half of chicken skin samples tested positive for Campylobacter at any level, according to UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) figures.

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Smithfield Foods automates environmental monitoring program

Smithfield Foods is using Sample6 Control software to automate its Listeria environmental monitoring program.

NGS is recognized method for species authenticity - SGS

SGS experts are leading projects and part of working groups looking at standards for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques.

Neogen launches sesame allergen test kit

Neogen Corporation has expanded its line of food allergen kits to include a test for sesame.

ProGnosis Biotech launches test to detect T-2 and HT-2 mycotoxins

ProGnosis Biotech has launched an ELISA test to detect Trichothecene T-2/HT-2 in grains, cereals and animal feed.

BASF and HP Indigo launch water-based adhesives for flexible packaging

BASF has partnered with HP Indigo to develop a water-based adhesive for flexible packaging using its HP Indigo ElectroInk process.

Mars issues recall due to potential Salmonella

Mars is recalling certain products due to potential presence of Salmonella from the ingredients used in making chocolate.

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Huber: Acquisition offers new opportunities

Huber has acquired a manufacturer of circulation coolers and system separators.

Some suppliers opt to pay fines rather than update systems - survey

Many merchants and suppliers are unable to provide the level of transparency demanded by consumers, according to a survey.

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Mérieux NutriSciences expands footprint in India

Mérieux NutriSciences has bought Bangalore Testing Laboratories Pvt to strengthen geographical presence and expand services in India.

Misuse of antibiotics constitutes a great burden – Zeulab

Responsible use of antimicrobials together with antibiotic testing in food can contribute to reducing antimicrobial resistance, according to a Spanish biotechnological company.

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