Eliminating the hook effect in allergen testing

This article comes from Neogen’s Allergen Insider newsletter, a resource for the latest developments and news in allergen testing and related technology. See here to read the rest of the latest issue of Allergen Insider.

When testing for allergens with rapid methods, such as lateral flow test kits, there’s always a risk that a grossly […]

Genomics roundup: Understanding the science

In 2003, the Human Genome Project announced that it had officially completed its goal of sequencing the human genome. Since then, genomics has continued to explode in importance as a scientific subject, with potentially game-changing applications emerging in the medical field, agriculture, animal health, food safety and beyond.

The layman’s understanding of genomics, and how […]

Neogen at Fresh Summit

Neogen representatives are journeying from Lansing, Michigan to Orlando, Florida for the Produce Marketing Association’s 2018 Fresh Summit. We’ll be at booth 3188 featuring Listeria Right Now, our environmental Listeria test that brings results in just one hour. We’ll also have our ATP detection system, AccuPoint Advanced, and our protein detection system, AccuClean Advanced.

When: […]

Neogen Board approves stock buyback

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 10, 2018 — Neogen Corporation (NEOG) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to three million shares of the company’s common stock. The shares will be purchased in the open market or in negotiated transactions. There can be no assurance that any particular amount of shares […]

Food Safety: A QC manager and an operations manager (don’t) walk into a bar…

This blog post was written by a Neogen sales and marketing expert.

Microbial organisms present an interesting paradigm in food production — how can you accelerate the testing process and still maintain food safety?

The issue with bacteria is that whether it’s in the food, the environment or in your gut, time is needed to […]

How Michigan producers can satisfy FSMA: Produce Safety Alliance training course

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and its partners are offering a free grower training program to fruit and vegetable growers in the state of Michigan.

This grower training is a first step towards compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rules. The trainings will be offered in fall, winter and spring all […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: October 8, 2018

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report features a sample collection tip from the University of Arizona’s Dr. Duarte Diaz, as well as new DON and T-2/HT-2 reports in corn silage. Check it out at our YouTube channel.

Neogen Corporation takes great care to ensure the integrity of the data we collect from many sources […]

Dogs: Not as smart as we think they are?

Sometimes, society seems obsessed with dogs. Canine companions are considered loving, cute and intelligent, and science seems to back all of these up.

Popular understandings of scientific research sum it up like this: Doggy intelligence is on par with that of a two-year-old child, and this is somewhat true, if you look at findings from […]

Pig breeds, large and small

October is National Pork Month, or as it is affectionately known as, “Porktober.” Last year, we talked about why October is the month we celebrate pigs and pig meat and shared some basic pork facts. This year, we’d like to clear up an important pig-related manner: What’s the difference between pigs you see on the […]

‘Emerging food allergen’ lupine increasingly regulated

Did you know that some food allergies are more common in certain parts of the world than others?

Lupine is one of those allergens that is a big concern in some countries, while consumers in other countries may not have even heard of it. It’s only recently gaining popularity as a high-protein, low-fat ingredient in […]