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Report: Deadly hospital-acquired infections still a major problem in the U.S.

Drug-resistant superbugs and other infectious bacteria, including Clostridium difficile, are still very much an issue for one-third of U.S. hospitals — including many flagship teaching hospitals. This data was released in a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this week and comes after several years of warnings, federal fines and […]

Neogen reports 16% increase in net income

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that net income for the second quarter of its 2016 fiscal year, which ended Nov. 30, increased 16% to $9,073,000, or $0.24 per fully diluted share, from $7,806,000, $0.21 per share, in fiscal 2015. Current year-to-date net income was $18,396,000, or $0.49 per share, compared to $16,689,000, or $0.45 […]

Environmental monitoring with ATP testing

Environmental monitoring is becoming increasingly important as FSMA finalization and compliance looms closer. One critical aspect of this is testing the cleanliness of the plant environment, thereby assessing the effectiveness of the facility’s cleaning processes. One of the most common tests for cleanliness is that of Adenosine triphosphate (ATP). ATP is a molecule found in […]