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Americas: 3M Food Safety’s product receives approval for detecting Listeria monocytogenes

3M Food Safety's 3M Molecular Detection Assay Listeria monocytogenes has been approved by the AOAC Performance Tested Methods (PTM) program. The approval certifies that the...

Asia Pacific: FAO calls for continued vigilance over avian influenza virus in poultry

A recently-emerged strain of avian influenza virus in poultry in Southeast Asia known as A(H5N6) represents a new threat to animal health and livelihoods...

Americas: CDC affirms poultry supplier Foster Farms’ in reducing Salmonella in production

Foster Farms has invested US$75 million to develop and implement a program designed to reduce Salmonella at each stage of the production process. The Centers...

Americas: DuPont Nutrition & Health’s PCR Assay receives PTM certification

The AOAC Research Institute has certified the DuPont BAX System Real-Time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) Assay for Genus Listeria as a performance tested method...

Europe: Scientists studies ways to prevent germination of Clostridium botulinum bacteria

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) have discovered genes that are crucial for the germination of Clostridium (C) botulinum bacteria, which may...

Europe: UK institute, company develop tool to tell animal species apart in meat

The Institute of Food Research (IFR), working with Oxford Instruments, has developed a new, rapid testing regime based upon benchtop nuclear magnetic resonance that...

Americas: Legal services provider launches guide for international manufacturers on US laws

International manufacturers entering the US market are often tripped up by consumer safety and liability laws that could derail a successful product launch. To help...

Did You Know: How to test organic food for pesticides?

As the saying goes, “You are what you eat”. A high school student in the US recently took this saying to a whole new level,...

Europe: SQI Diagnostics to identify pathogens in raw milk from dairy cows for UK...

Life sciences company SQI Diagnostics has entered into a master service agreement to contract with a UK-based company to automate their deoxyribonucleic acid or...

Europe: New methods can help overcome shortcomings using culture-based methods to test pork for...

In a PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, researchers studied new methods of characterizing and detecting foodborne illness-causing Salmonella...

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