PolySkope Labs has applied for AOAC Performance Tested Method (PTM) status for its multiplex pathogen detection method.
Romer Labs has described Germany as a ‘very important food and feed safety market’ following the acquisition and integration of Transia.
Eurofins Scientific has acquired two companies to boost testing services in Singapore and Turkey.
Whole genome sequencing (WGS) clearly separates outbreak isolates from background isolates, according to a study.
SGS has acquired an independent laboratory that specializes in microbiology and food chemistry testing services.
Safe Food Alliance has started construction of its largest laboratory to date in Kingsburg, California.
Viavi Solutions Optical Security and Performance Products (OSP) and ESPROS Photonics Corporation (EPC) have launched a miniaturized spectral sensing system-on-a-chip and multispectral sensor developer kit.
Internationally comparable Salmonella Enteritidis MLVA results could be seen between labs often using different equipment, according to a validation study.
Mérieux NutriSciences has strengthened its presence in France with the acquisition of ACM Agro.
Eurofins is to expand its laboratory facility in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and add 350 jobs.
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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is to stop its work as the European Reference Laboratory (EURL) in three areas from January 2018.
The New York State Food Laboratory increased testing of food and beverage samples for health hazards, purity and accuracy of labeling by 10% last year.
Neogen has developed a more sensitive version of its quantitative microwell test for total aflatoxin.
Yarok Technology Transfer’s method to detect E. coli and Listeria monocytogenes in leafy vegetables has been validated by an Israeli microbiology lab.
Outbreaks such as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) illustrate continued challenges to epidemic preparedness and the ability to identify and mitigate emerging pathogens, according to Metabiota.
Eurofins GeneScan has received AFNOR NF certification for four Listeria kits.
3M Food Safety’s molecular detection assays for Listeria, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella have been backed by NF Validation from AFNOR Certification.
Culture independent next generation sequencing (NGS) has been used to characterize the microbiome for recovery of Listeria monocytogenes from naturally contaminated ice cream.
Tecna has released a couple of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kits to detect zearalenone in cereals and feed.
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Lab M has developed a chromogenic media that can simultaneously detect Salmonella strains while inhibiting or minimizing other organisms.
A proficiency test for determining heavy metals in canned peas has found more than 30 labs would have allowed a non-compliant sample to be placed on the market.
The world’s first material-sensing smartphone, which could potentially tell you how many calories you're about to eat, will launch in China later this year, its manufacturer has said.
Crystal Diagnostics (CDx) has signed an agreement to sell and distribute its pathogen detection platform in Australia.