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.
ASI Food Safety is to use the ReposiTrak platform to schedule and conduct audits, finalize corrective actions and issue audit certificates.
How the food and drink sector is changing in regards to technology when it comes to staff training and compliance is the subject of an Appetite Learning webinar this week.
Shimadzu has launched the GCMS-TQ8050 Triple Quadrupole GC-MS for ultra-trace analysis.
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) could be used to determine a product is what it claims to be according to the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
Laboratories are being asked to do more every day, said Leco Corporation, as it launched a GC Time-of-Flight (TOF) Mass Spectrometer.
Labs must improve in certain parameters to ensure inter-laboratory comparison of PFGE profiles, according to European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) findings.
Peak Scientific has launched a bench-top nitrogen gas generator system.
Advances in information and communication technology (ICT) are leading to improvements in food security and safety in Asia and the Pacific, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)....