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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...

Europe: AB SCIEX launches new workflow for improved food safety testing

AB SCIEX has launched the MasterView Food Testing Workflow for QTRAP mass spectrometry systems at the 5th Annual Symposium on Emerging Issues in Food,...

Americas: Tortilla chip maker upgrades equipment with FOODesign system

US flour tortilla chip manufacturer, Donkey Brands LLC, has doubled production volumes by installing a new production line from FOODesign, a tna company. The investment...

Americas: Bio-Rad Laboratories receives Frost & Sullivan award for product innovation

Bio-Rad Laboratories has received the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation based on based on the market research company's...

Americas: Purdue University receives US$2M grant for tomato research

Purdue University has received a US$2 million federal grant to lead multi-institution research on breeding new varieties of tasty organic tomatoes that would resist...

Asia Pacific: AB Sciex wins award for product innovation from market research firm

AB Sciex has received the 2014 Asia Pacific Mass Spectrometry New Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan, which the latter tracks more than...

Asia Pacific: CHEP launches Logistics Control Centre in Australia, improves service delivery

CHEP Australia’s national Logistics Control Centre has opened at Erskine Park, New South Wales. “Using our data, network knowledge and logistics management expertise, the CHEP...

Americas: Thermo Scientific unveils centrifuge product line for food safety applications

Thermo Scientific unveils its general purpose centrifuges to enable clinical and life science researchers to spin more samples in a single run while maximizing...

Americas: Mettler Toledo introduces PROFINET IO interface option for weighing terminal

Mettler Toledo's IND780 weighing terminal can now interface with PROFINET IO, an automation standard, for seamless data exchange. The IND780 is a flexible terminal capable...

Europe: Pentair to buy Erico for US$1.8B

Pentair has signed an agreement to acquire Erico Global Company for US$1.8 billion in cash, including the repayment of Erico debt. The transaction values Erico...

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