Heading to the fair? Read this first

It’s all fun and game until someone gets food poisoning.

A big part of summer for many people is attending fairs, festivals and rodeos. There are always fun things to see and experience, including art work, music, games, rides and more. Recently, one of the biggest draws to these events is unique types of foods […]

Infographic: Hot dogs and food safety

Superbug killer may be hiding up your nose

As of late, scientists have been searching for a solution to the growing threat of antibiotic resistant bacteria and may have found an answer much closer to home than expected — up our noses.

Researchers from the University of Tubingen in Germany have discovered that a nose-dwelling bacteria, Staphylococcus lugdunensis, produces a chemical called lugdunin. […]

New Zealand goes to war against invasive pests

The New Zealand government is going where no government has gone before by taking steps to eliminate each and every rat, stoat and possum nation-wide in order to create a predator-free country by 2050.

According to one article, the government believes introduced species kill 25 million native New Zealand birds a year, including the iconic […]

Learn all about ochratoxin with this infographic

As Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports continue, we wanted to take some time and explain what exactly mycotoxins are, what commodities they typically infect, and how various kinds differ from one another. Stay tuned for a new mycotoxin infographic each week!

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report — July 25, 2016

Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for July 25, 2016 is now available below. Each week, we are happy to present a new report, sharing data and statistics from the agriculture industry. This report also features a tech tip from Neogen’s Tony Lupo. To watch, click on the video below.

Monday links

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

Animal Science

Chickens Found with Genetic Resistance to Bird Flu – The Poultry Site New research carried out at The Pirbright Institute indicates that the genes of some chickens makes them almost resistant […]

Visit Neogen at Cosmoprof North America

Join Neogen at the booth #6426 at the Cosmoprof North America conference in Las Vegas from July 25-26, 2016.

Neogen will be showcasing the BioLumix® system, which provides accurate and rapid microbiological answers in a complete system approach using an inexpensive and simple format. The patented technology is based on monitoring changes in a broth […]

Could drought-resistant crops be in our future?

International research has found how plants, such as rice and wheat, sense and respond to extreme drought stress, in a breakthrough that many think could lead to the development of next-generation drought-proof crops.

Lead researcher, Dr. Kai Xun Chan from The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Biology, said the team discovered an enzyme […]

Infographic: What do you know about aflatoxin?