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Europe: Listeria infections increase in vulnerable groups, EFSA

Listeria cases have increased among two groups of the population: people over 75 and women aged 25-44 (believed to be mainly pregnancy-related). This is...

Americas: Naturex debuts natural antimicrobial solutions at show

Naturex has developed Cleanatis M1 and M2 to fight Listeria and Salmonella. Launching at the IFT17 Food Expo in Las Vegas (June 26-28, 2017), the...

Americas: Scrutinize how food safety risks emerge in food factories, Mars...

Scientists from IBM Research and Mars, Incorporated have established the Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain, a collaborative food safety platform that will...

Americas: Certain US retail delis tested positive for L. monocytogenes, finds...

Purdue University research shows that standard cleaning procedures in retail delis may not eradicate Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause a potentially fatal disease...

Americas: Detect Listeria monocytogenes quickly, accurately, 3M Food Safety tells FNI

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 test...

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...

Americas: Keep incoming items, pathogens out of food processing areas, says...

Every year, more than 48 million people living in the US are stricken with food borne illness every year, according to the US Centers...

Americas: Sample6’s pathogen diagnostic for Listeria species receives certification

Sample6 says its enrichment-free, single-shift pathogen diagnostic for Listeria species, has been awarded AOAC Certification from the AOAC Research Institute's Performance Tested Methods Program. According to...

Asia Pacific: Australia approves Life Technologies’ food pathogen detection methods

The Australian Government, Department of Agriculture has approved Life Technologies’ MicroSEQ Real-Time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) workflow as an approved test method to detect...