L. mono draft guidance provides specifications for RTE foods

L. mono

The FDA recently updated its draft guidance, “Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Foods,” in an effort to provide new, detailed information for ready-to-eat food (RTE) facilities subject to FSMA’s Preventive Controls rule.

While the draft guidance is long and comprehensive, it makes some clear recommendations that the Acheson Group outlines and […]

Neogen develops sensitive solution to detect Listeria spp., L. mono

AYR, Scotland, 15 November, 2016 — Neogen has developed a simplified, sensitive method to detect both Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes utilising only one sample enrichment broth and one agar plate.

Neogen’s new NF-certified One Broth One Plate workflow can be used to test all food and environmental samples, and provides results in as little […]

New research closes in on Campylobacter

Campylobacter

When foodborne illness strikes, waiting for it to pass has historically been pretty much all you can do. However, that could now be changing as scientists have recently have discovered just how Campylobacter bacteria causes infection, providing the possibility to create antimicrobial drugs to specifically target certain foodborne pathogens.

An Australian study was […]

Don’t miss Neogen at IAFP

The International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) meeting is here again. The meeting will take place in St. Louis, MO and begin Sunday, July 31 at 7:00 pm and continue until mid-day on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

This year’s agenda includes topics such as antibiotic resistance, next generation sequencing (NGS), hygienic equipment design and many […]

Crowder resigns as Neogen director

Neogen Corporation announced today that Dr. Richard Crowder has resigned as a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 30. Crowder, 77, resigned for personal reasons.

Crowder has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2009 and was elected to a new three-year term in October 2015. The company advises that […]

Neogen reports 12% increase in net income

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that its net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, which ended Feb. 29, increased 12% to $8,311,000, when compared to the prior year’s $7,454,000. Earnings per share in the current quarter were $0.22, compared to $0.20 a year ago. Current year-to-date net income increased 11% over […]

Lab M now offers full range of European Pharmacopoeia media

HEYWOOD, UK, 27 January, 2016 — Lab M has enhanced its pharmacopoeia range to ensure that all media listed in the European Pharmacopoeia 8.0 volume 1 (2014) are now available in its portfolio.

Lab M offers all 17 dehydrated culture media products referenced in the European Pharmacopoeia (EP), and each of the 17 has been […]

Neogen launches ANSR for E. coli O157:H7

Neogen Corporation has developed the quickest and easiest test to definitively detect E. coli O157:H7.

ANSR® for E. coli O157:H7 is the fourth test available for Neogen’s innovative ANSR pathogen detection system, and will provide results after only 10 minutes of reaction time following sample preparation. The new test joins Neogen’s line of ANSR products, […]

Neogen’s ANSR for Listeria monocytogenes receives AOAC approval

Neogen Corporation has received approval from the AOAC Research Institute for its new rapid and accurate test to definitively detect Listeria monocytogenes DNA in food and environmental samples.

Neogen’s newly approved ANSR® for Listeria monocytogenes (Performance Tested MethodSM certification, No. 061506, from the AOAC Research Institute) detects L. monocytogenes after only 10 minutes post-sample processing. […]