American Pharoah is one race away from joining busy brothers on the stud farm

In its 31st year, this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup Classic will showcase some of the best thoroughbred race horses, including Triple Crown champion American Pharoah. Competing in the final race of his career, if he can deliver one last time he would become the first horse to win the so-called Grand Slam: the Triple Crown plus […]

Fish fraud: Your salmon may not be who it says it is

New findings released earlier this week showed that you may have been deceived the last time you ordered salmon at a restaurant. According to Oceana, an advocacy organization that’s previously found fraud in retail marketing of other fish, shrimp and crab cakes, diners were misled in restaurants when ordering salmon 67% of the time. The […]

Join Neogen at CIFSQ 2015 — booth A17

Join Neogen at the Chinese International Food Safety & Quality Conference + Expo (CIFSQ 2015) from November 4-5, 2015 in Beijing.

Located at booth A17, Neogen representatives from our Chinese location will be available to discuss Neogen’s latest food safety and sanitation products including Reveal for Multi-Treenut and AccuPoint Advanced, Neogen’s new ATP hygiene monitoring […]

Yelp experiments with tracking food safety inspections

Yelp, the popular website and app that allows consumers to review everything from coffee shops to yoga studios, can now tell users dining in the San Francisco area if their chosen eatery has received a food safety rating of “poor” — meaning it was in the bottom 5% of area inspections.

As explained in a […]

Tox Tuesday: Tainted Halloween candy

Dating back for decades there have been several scary stories in the news regarding drug-tainted Halloween candy including everything from razor blades and needles stuck into apples, to marijuana infused candies and even homemade drug mixtures disguised as sweet treats. Striking fear in parents around the world, police departments and news outlets have continuously issued […]

Monday links

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

Agriculture

Inside The Life Of An Apple Picker – National Public Radio It’s fall. Time to pick apples. For some of us, that’s casual recreation, a leisurely stroll through picturesque orchards. For tens […]

Monday Mycotoxin Report — October 26, 2015

Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin Report for October 26, 2015 is now available! Each week, we are happy to present a weekly report, sharing data and statistics from the agriculture industry. Each report also features a commodities report from Richard Brock of Brock Associates. To watch, click on the video below.

DNA data shows man’s best friend probably came from Asia

The question of where dogs came from may finally be answered as a new study involving the DNA of more than 4,500 dogs of 161 breeds including 549 village dogs from 38 countries has allowed researchers to trace their origins back to Central Asia.

While previous studies have suggested dogs’ origins can be traced to […]

Mother Nature punks pumpkin supply

With Halloween just days away, crowds are flocking to farms around the nation to pick out their own pumpkins or soon to be jack-o’-lanterns. But this year, challenging weather conditions have cut the supply of pumpkins — not only for recreational carving but for the canned pumpkin puree market as well.

As explained in a […]

Should the threat of arsenic poisoning ruin your wine Wednesday?

It has been “tested” many times and is now common knowledge for many that three or four glasses of red wine in one sitting will put you at risk for a headache the next morning. But does drinking wine also put you at risk for arsenic poisoning?

This concern came to the forefront after a […]