Neogen reports fiscal 2018 results

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that revenues for the fourth quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, which ended May 31, were $109,287,000, an increase of 11% compared to $98,847,000 the prior year quarter. Revenues for the entire fiscal 2018 increased 11% to $402,252,000 from the prior year’s $361,594,000. Revenues and net income for the […]

Science: Both horses and dogs understand our facial expressions

We humans can be pretty good at bonding with animals. Horses and dogs in particular are two of the species we have formed the closest ties with — we work with them, we play with them, we live with them.

Why is that? Well, science shows us that dogs and horses, unlike many other species, […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 16, 2018

Our Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports continue with a special discussion from Alltech’s Dr. Max Hawkins on how the specific timing of specific weather conditions can impact the field during the growing season. Check it out, along with our usual weekly update on North American weather, growing rates and mycotoxin reports, on our YouTube account. […]

Happy Hot Dog Month!

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council is perhaps the biggest advocate around for the U.S.’s favorite tubular meat: the hot dog. The council has declared the month of July as National Hot Dog Month, and ever since their decree originated, other countries around the world have joined the festivities.

If you participate in one […]

Apparently, we wash our hands wrong 97% of the time

The process is simple. Water. Soap. Some soft scrubbing, while humming a 20-second-long “Happy Birthday” like many experts recommend. Follow it up by drying with a clean towel. You can do it right, but handwashing needs to be done at specific times to avoid the spread of bacteria.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety […]

Genomics vs genetics: What’s the difference, and what do they mean for agriculture?

Genomics is an increasingly popular technology used in the agricultural field, but still many don’t quite understand what it is. A common misconception is that genomics is essentially the same as gene editing, but this isn’t quite true. Here we’ll take a look at what these two sciences really are.

Genomics

Genomics is, unsurprisingly, the […]

Scientists unearth earliest evidence of ancient equine vet care

Photo by John Stampfl

Being an equine vet is a tough job. It takes years of schooling and experience to get there, and a whole lot of expert knowledge to master the role. Now, new archaeological evidence has shown that although our ancient ancestors had fewer drug and disease names to learn, they still […]

Neogen at IFT 2018

Neogen is setting up shop at the annual conference of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) in Chicago, Illinois from July 15–18.

Where can you find us at the expo? We’ll be at booth S3761 this year, sharing the latest on our food safety solutions and answering your questions.

On Tuesday, July 17, Neogen’s Jim […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 9, 2018

We’re getting into the swing of the growing season with our second Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report of the year! This week’s video outlines the hot weather in North America, and touches on two new DON reports in the past week. Check out the video here.

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

Outbreak alert: Listeria in the United Kingdom, parasites in the United States

Foodborne illness outbreaks — and the resulting food product recalls — have garnered no small amount of attention in the news in recent weeks. Here are two of the bigger ones.

Listeria in frozen vegetables

A major supermarket supplier in the United Kingdom has recalled 43 frozen vegetable products due to the risk of Listeria […]