Lab Technology

Intertek opens Derbyshire lab

Intertek opens UK lab for faster turnaround times

By Joseph James Whitworth

Intertek has opened a UKAS accredited food laboratory in Derbyshire, UK which will focus on providing results in quick turnaround times for microbiological testing requirements.

Dr Kai Zhang presented the findings during a webinar

Multiple mycotoxins screening test successful

By Joseph James Whitworth

Researchers have successfully tested a method that can screen for multiple mycotoxins in milk-based infant formula and milk-based foods in a single analysis.

PathoGenetix delivers RESOLUTION microbial genotyping system to FDA

FDA leases PathoGenetix pathogen tech

By Joseph James Whitworth

PathoGenetix has delivered an early commercial version of the RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

ECDC: A gel with a high score in all seven parameters

Typing quality of Listeria ‘encouraging’

By Joseph James Whitworth

The quality of typing Listeria by Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) in EU labs is ‘encouraging’, according to an external assessment.

ECDC pathogen typing techniques report

PFGE ‘gold standard’ for Salmonella typing

By Joseph James Whitworth

Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) is the gold standard for high discriminatory typing of Salmonella and the only generic method for typing all serovars, according to an EU report.

2014 editorial diary for FoodQualityNews

What's on our calendar in 2014

FQN puts industry topics under the microscope in 2014

By Joseph James Whitworth

Product Inspection systems and Sanitation have been chosen as the two foundation topics to launch FoodQualityNews’s special newsletters this year.

Picture courtesy of Northland Labs

Speed remains biggest customer demand

By Joseph James Whitworth

Speed was and will continue to be a major factor for customers in food testing, according to Northland Laboratories.