Neogen reports 21% net income increase

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 19, 2017 — Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that net income for the first quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, which ended Aug. 31, increased 21% to $11,914,000, or $0.31 per share, from the previous year’s first quarter net income of $9,881,000, or $0.26 a share.

First quarter revenues increased 14% […]

Neogen at the 2017 annual AOAC meeting

The 2017 AOAC meeting is coming up, and Neogen will be there, showing posters on some of its latest research in the area of food safety solutions.

Where and when: September 24-2017 in Atlanta, Georgia

What do we have in store?

Neogen will be exhibiting six research posters on the following topics, ranging from finding […]

Monday links

What’s the latest in the fields of agriculture, food safety, animal science and toxicology? Check it out here.

Animal Science:

Using light to neutralize livestock odors — Iowa State University Researchers have literally, and figuratively, shed new light on the odor problems arising from livestock facilities. Using black light, a team of scientists could neutralize […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: September 18, 2017

Click here to watch this week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report, where we continue to examine the effect that hurricanes Harvey and Irma have had on harvest progress. Dr. Gwendolyn Jones also shares tips on the risk of aflatoxin carry-over in high-producing dairy cows.

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the […]

Vectoring — a formal approach to tracking the sources and flow of pathogens in a facility

Pathogenic bacteria can infiltrate a facility from several different sources, including the external environment, people, equipment and raw materials. Once inside, pathogens can become established in harborage areas and carried to food production surfaces through a vector. Liquids, air, people and physical objects, such as carts or tools, are common vectors for pathogen transmission. It’s […]

Neogen introduces Prozap Zinc Phosphide Tracking Powder

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 14, 2017 — Neogen has introduced a new tracking powder rodenticide that quickly and efficiently kills mice that are reluctant to eat rodent baits, and also provides visual evidence of rodent activity.

Neogen’s new Prozap® Zinc Phosphide Tracking Powder kills rodents by providing a lethal dose of zinc phosphide as rodents groom […]

Scientists sequence 39,000 genes to find complete barley genome

Better brewing may be on the horizon after nearly a decade of research.

An international team of scientists have unraveled the genome of barley. Not only could this achievement lead to tastier beer and whiskey, but a clearer understanding of other staple food crops.

“This takes the level of completeness of the barley genome up […]

FDA issues food safety guidelines for facilities affected by hurricanes

Southeastern Americans and Caribbean residents are pulling themselves up and pulling together after two hurricanes wreaked havoc in the areas in a short time frame.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma destroyed homes and took lives in the U.S. and throughout the Caribbean. The floodwaters they left are fraught with risk; pathogens, chemical contaminants and other hidden […]

Tox Tuesday: Manufacturers struggle to find employees who pass drug tests

Since coming into common practice, drug tests have become essential for employers looking to keep their workplaces free of illegal substances. There’s just one problem. In some industries, companies are struggling to find applicants who can pass these tests, leading to serious manpower shortages.

The New York Times reported on the economic effects of the […]

Neogen at Supply Side West and BioLumix Webinar

Neogen will be at SupplySide West in Las Vegas, Nevada this month!

The expo, which runs Sept. 27-28 is where “science and strategy intersect” for ingredient suppliers and buyers. Visit us at booth SS157, where we’ll be featuring some of our key products:

BioLumix, a complete system approach that uses a simple, inexpensive format to […]