Neogen reports record revenues and earnings

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that revenues for the fourth quarter of its 2016 fiscal year, which ended May 31, were $90,079,000, an increase of 15% compared to the prior year quarter. Revenues for fiscal 2016 increased 13% to $321,275,000 from the prior year’s $283,074,000. This increase was aided by recent acquisitions completed by […]

Neogen launches first high-volume, water-based aflatoxin test

Neogen has developed the first quantitative microwell test for total aflatoxin that uses only a water-based solution for extraction, which completely eliminates the need for methanol and ethanol in the extraction process.

Neogen’s new Veratox® for Total Aflatoxin can deliver precise results ranging from 5 to 300 parts per billion (ppb) of aflatoxin after only […]

Safety tips: Fourth of July and your four-legged friends

If your pet had to pick a favorite time of year, it probably wouldn’t be July. This is because fireworks can be a very traumatic experience that causes them to bolt in fear. In fact, a recent article states, there is a 30% increase in pets reported lost during the week surrounding the Fourth of […]

CDC: Foodborne pathogens gaining resistance to antibiotics

Salmonella

A new study is showing the rate of antibiotic resistance in some types of Salmonella is increasing, with the rate of drug resistance more than doubling in one strain over a two-year period.

As stated in a recent article, each year the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System tracks changes in the antibiotic resistance […]

Food safety reminders for your weekend BBQ

Picnic and barbecue season is upon us, which offers lots of opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. However, these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. As food heats up in summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly which can lead to foodborne illness.

To protect yourself, your family and friends […]