Israel’s answer to peanut allergies?

In the U.S. it has become commonplace to see food allergy warnings on virtually every food package or restaurant menu. Throughout the nation peanut allergies alone have more than tripled between 1997 and 2008, but the rising occurrence of food allergies is not the same everywhere in the world.

Take Israel, for example, where peanut […]

GeneSeek now offers tests for MAP, which causes Johne’s disease

Neogen Corporation announced today the immediate availability of new tests to rapidly and accurately detect Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (MAP). MAP is known to cause Johne’s disease (a.k.a., paratuberculosis) — a contagious, fatal gastrointestinal disease of particular concern in dairy cattle.

Neogen’s new MAP tests are offered through the veterinary diagnostics laboratory of its GeneSeek® […]

The dangerous deal with dough

We’ve all done it before: you’re baking a batch of chocolate chip cookies and you simply cannot resist popping a ball of uncooked cookie dough into your mouth. While many of us are taught this is dangerous due to the raw eggs and the associated risk from Salmonella, the FDA is warning consumers that eating […]

Infographic: The scoop on dairy

In honor of National Dairy Month, have some fun with Neogen’s new interactive infographic and see how many scoops you can add to your cone!

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report — June 27, 2016

It’s finally here! Neogen’s first Monday Mycotoxin Report for the 2016 growing season is available for your viewing pleasure. Each week, we are happy to present to you a weekly report, sharing data and statistics from the agriculture industry. To learn more about drought, crop yields and mycotoxin levels, please watch the video below.

Monday links

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Food Safety

Senate Agrees on Nationwide GMO Labels – Food Safety Magazine U.S. Senate lawmakers reached an agreement regarding how foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will be labeled. The deal comes just […]

Why onions make us cry according to science

We’ve all been there before — you’re preparing a dish and it hits you: the dreaded task of chopping onions stands before you. You reluctantly take out your knife and cutting board and brace for burning tears that are soon to come. But what exactly is is about chopping, cooking or biting into onions that […]

Food security: It’s in the soil

To project how much food can be produced in the future, researchers use agricultural models that estimate crop yield, or how much of a crop can be produced in a certain amount of space. These models take into account factors including climate and weather variability, irrigation, fertilizer, and soil type.

A new study published in […]

FSMA and the role of environmental monitoring

Signed into law more than five years ago, The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is now finalized and will take effect over the next few years. The most comprehensive reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, FSMA aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus […]

Infographic: National Dairy Month