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 […]

Yeast and mold in yogurt: Five facts everyone should know

Nothing is more off-putting than opening up a container of yogurt and much to your surprise, seeing that mold has taken over the surface. Or, even worse, taking a taste of yogurt that looks fine and immediately realizing it is past its prime.

This type of yeast and mold contamination is a leading cause of […]

Neogen adds to its easy-to-use culture media packaging

Neogen Corporation has added to its line of dehydrated culture media products designed to simplify the process of preparing culture media for use.

Neogen’s new presterilized Acumedia® EZ Prep pouched products make media preparation easy by simplifying the process and eliminating the need to weigh and autoclave. Initially, the EZ Prep pouches that will be […]

Study finds new data on E. coli shedding in dairy cattle

A collaborative Michigan State University study involving microbiologists, epidemiologists, animal scientists, veterinarians, graduate students, undergraduates and farmers could lead to better prevention practices to limit dangerous Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria transmissions.

Published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology, the study found that dairy cattle under stress from […]