'In the food and beverage industry, employees often use dangerous equipment such as decanters and conveyor belts.
The global outlook for bakery and confectionery product inspection technology sales will see steady growth up to 2025 with Asia Pacific (APAC) remaining the largest market.
Fraunhofer and Döhler are working together to develop a microbiological detection method based on microfluidics.
To understand the food safety and quality landscape we sent a Q+A to several companies in industry to discuss highlights of 2016 and to predict what this year could bring.
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Arkivum has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific on managing data.
Brooks Life Science Systems has launched a 96-format whole rack capper/decapper.
BioMerieux has expanded a recall due to a problem with the magnetic silica (MagSil) component.
Hamilton Storage has enhanced its sample storage system and sample management efficiency.
BioPorto Diagnostics and Qiagen have validated BioPorto’s generic Rapid Assay Device (gRAD) lateral flow platform on Qiagen’s ESEQuant LR3 Lateral Flow System.
BGI is to form a new division - BGI Groups USA - to be based in Seattle.
Anton Paar has purchased a Raman spectroscopy product line of benchtop instruments from BaySpec and licensed technology for handheld Raman products from SciAps.
Reading Thermal has introduced software to help users/bakers comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act’s kill step validation requirements.
Mass Spec Analytical has launched an ion source which it claims speeds up workflow times by 30% or more for processes where GCMS is normally used for analysis.
Qiagen and CosmosID have launched a plugin to support shotgun metagenomics and microbiome profiling.
WITec has opened an office in Beijing which will host customer events.
Nine out of 10 adults are concerned about food safety, according to a survey by Emerson.
BioMérieux has launched a molecular biology platform for extraction of nucleic acids (DNA, RNA).
Qiagen has partnered with Genohm to integrate the NGS workflow with laboratory information management systems (LIMS).
Digi International has purchased a provider of temperature monitoring and task management tools for the food industry.
Agilent Technologies has contracted the original creators of its RapidFire 365 High-throughput Mass Spectrometry System to further develop new applications.
A quicker and more sensitive method for detection of 2-alkylcyclobutanones (2-ACBs) which uses fewer resources than the EU standard has been developed by researchers.
Ultra-fast gas chromatography means analysis cycle times are decreasing so the time to prepare the samples to be analysed is becoming the limiting factor, according to an instrument provider.
Clear Labs has launched a Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) test which it claims can help retailers and manufacturers prevent and trace outbreaks.
We have collected below the highlights from recent research relevant to food safety and quality control.