Infographic: Vaccinating Your Horse

Vaccines can protect your horse from a wide range of threats, including snakebites, botulism, influenza, and much more. Learn how vaccines work, why they’re important, and which ones your horse needs in this step-by-step visual guide.

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest food safety, animal safety, life sciences and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food Safety

FDA Says BPA-Lined Containers Are Safe, But New Study Raises Concerns – Food Safety News A new Korean soy milk study, involving taking the blood pressure of a relatively […]

Aflatoxin detection seen as key to reduce preventable liver cancer

For several years, scientist Felicia Wu, Ph.D. and her team have been studying cost-effective and feasible aflatoxin prevention methods that have the possibility to prevent future cases of aflatoxin-induced liver cancer around the world.

According to a recently publish article in Nature, aflatoxin is generated by the fungi Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus and is […]

Experts address food allergy shaming and bullying

Based on recent reports, Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) estimates that 15 million Americans have food allergies and that severe allergic reactions account for more than 200,000 emergency room visits each year. To go along with this, more than 17 million Europeans have a food allergy, and hospital admissions for severe reactions in children […]

Neogen customer, Southern States wins 2014 AFIA Feed Mill of the Year Award

Southern States Cooperative’s feed mill in Park City, Kentucky, one of Neogen’s long-time milling and grain customers, has been recognized as the 2014 AFIA Feed Mill of the Year, an award that recognizes overall excellence in feed manufacturing operations where safety, quality, regulatory compliance, operating efficiencies and overall industry awareness of food safety are promoted.

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Studies find reusable produce containers often contaminated

Multiple recent studies have revealed the reusable plastic containers used by farmers to ship fresh produce from farms to grocery stores could transfer pathogens such as E. coli, from contaminated produce onto clean produce when the containers are not sanitized thoroughly.

According to a recent article in Food Safety News, two Canadian studies found evidence […]

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Catch up on the latest news and information in the food safety, animal science, agriculture and toxicology industries with Monday links!

Food Safety

FDA Urged to Require Allergen Labeling for Sesame Seeds – Food Safety News As many as 500,000 Americans are estimated to be allergic to sesame seeds, but current rules on allergen labeling […]

Gluten-free industry continues to surge

New data recently released estimates that the market for gluten-free foods has grown 63% from 2012-2014, making it one of the fastest growing food markets worldwide. According to a recent article, one research firm is estimating the market will achieve $8.8 billion in sales by the end of 2014.

While all gluten-free food segments increased […]

Risks and pitfalls of black light testing

Visit Neogen at the Country Elevator Conference and learn why black light testing is “as good as flipping a coin.”

Neogen newcomers Stacy Bettinghouse, Inside Sales Representative, and Megan Roush, Market Development Manager, will be traveling to Indianapolis this Sunday to represent Neogen at the 2014 Country Elevator Conference. Stop by their booth, #119 to […]

Research on Salmonella in cattle lymph nodes continues

Recent research has been showing that the foodborne pathogen Salmonella can be apparent in the lymph nodes of cattle causing contamination in undercooked ground beef. Commonly thought of as a concern in undercooked poultry instead of beef, Salmonella may be showing up in ground beef because the lymph nodes are not typically removed during the […]