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Americas: 3M Food Safety’s plate gets validation

The 3M Petrifilm Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate has been awarded AOAC Performance-Tested Method for a variety of foods. With this award, the...

Europe: Russia invests in FAO’s work on antimicrobial resistance

Russia is backing an FAO-led effort to promote food safety and prevent the spread of medicine-resistant 'superbugs' in food and on farms in five...

Americas: 3M releases new test kit for Cronobacter

3M Food Safety is offering the 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Cronobacter that joins four other next generation assays (Salmonella, E. coli O157 , Listeria and Listeria monocytogenes)...

Americas: Neo-Pure controls pathogens on raw seeds, grains

Neo-Pure, a validated intervention created to control pathogens on seeds and grains while keeping them raw, organic and viable, was launched at the Institute...

Americas: Salmonella ‘microevolves’, find researchers

Research led by Dr Rob Kingsley from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) has shown how Salmonella rapidly 'microevolves' during an epidemic. It highlights how...

Americas: 3M releases detection test for E. coli O157

#M Food Safety launches the 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – E. coli O157 (including H7), adding to a line of next-generation tests which...

Americas: 3M introduces new pathogen test kits

3M Food Safety releases the next generation of 3M Molecular Detection Assays that has isothermal DNA amplification and bioluminescence detection. The 3M Molecular Detection Assay...

Europe: Food bacteria show resistance to antimicrobial drugs, finds EFSA-ECDC report

Treatment options for some of the most common food-borne infections are decreasing, as types of bacteria (called ‘isolates’) continue to show resistance to antimicrobial...

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...