Science: Gut bacteria may protect from Listeria

To food industry sanitation experts, there isn’t a term much scarier than “Listeria.” Especially lately, “Listeria monocytogenes.” Scores of recall notices hit the news on a regular basis.

The bacteria can cause severe illness in people who eat food contaminated with it, and causes great difficulties for food producers. It’s a hardy, adaptable organism that […]

Neogen launches new look Prozap® livestock and equine insecticides

Neogen is refreshing its comprehensive line of effective Prozap® farm, home, livestock and equine insecticides to better connect the brand with Neogen’s full line of biosecurity products, and enhance visibility on the shelf with easy recognition of the products’ uses. Consumers will begin seeing the new look late summer of 2017 in preparation for next […]

Neogen presents at IAFP 2017

Neogen is excited to head south to Tampa, Florida for the International Association for Food Protection’s annual meeting. At the conference, members of Neogen’s team will share their expertise in the form of informational seminars and scientific posters. Neogen can be found at booth #723.

In two sessions, James Topper will present on an exciting […]

Monday links

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U.S. bans import of Brazilian beef over safety concerns — CNN Money The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the immediate suspension of fresh beef imports from Brazil after inspections uncovered public […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: June 26, 2017

It’s back! Neogen’s weekly Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report returns for 2017. Click here to watch the video. Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources across the country. As these data can vary widely, they should NOT be considered typical of all grain harvested. […]

Neogen and NeoNet head to IFT 2017

IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo 2017 is coming up! Neogen will be at booth 1907. We’ll be talking about all the food safety solutions we provide, including NeoNet, our new software that allows sanitation and quality assurance directors to conveniently monitor sanitation verification practices across multiple facilities.

Neogen’s new NeoNet™ is a cloud-based software […]

Overview on validation and verification for the food industry

Once a company in the food industry has determined how it’s going to keep its facilities spic and span, there are two steps which must be continuously revisited in order to ensure sanitation procedures don’t fall short: validation and verification.

Verification is often described as making sure sanitation methods are being implemented correctly. Validation, then, […]

Neogen heads to Cosmoprof 2017

Going to Cosmoprof? Neogen will be at the annual cosmetics industry conference at booth #15111 in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 9-11, 2017.

We’ll be showcasing our BioLumix® system, which provides accurate, rapid microbiological answers using a simple, inexpensive format. The patented technology detects color and fluorescence changes that occur as target microorganisms grow in […]

Food safety at every step of the supply chain

Being at the top of the food chain is one thing. Being at the top of the food safety supply chain is another. It can be a precarious position to be in.

As any food industry professional knows, food safety can’t be guaranteed just because the practices used within one company’s facilities are spot-on. Top-notch […]

As food allergies rise, researchers dig deeper

A group of medical researchers are taking a new approach to examining food allergy patterns in the United States.

Instead of using traditional methods to learn about people with food allergies, the team has undertaken the monumental task of analyzing the medical records of a whopping 2.7 million patients.

“Recent reports suggest that food allergies […]