Dr. Rich Tait joins Neogen GeneSeek product development team

Dr. Rich (J. R.) Tait, Jr., has joined the product development team at Neogen GeneSeek Operations, where he will work on new and enhanced genomic testing services.

Dr. Tait joins Neogen after 10 years of post-doctoral scientific research in animal genetics, most recently as statistician and research geneticist in genetics, breeding, and animal-health research at […]

Neogen reports 23% increase in net income

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that net income for the second quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, which ended Nov. 30, increased 23% to $11,151,000, or $0.29 per fully diluted share, from $9,073,000, or $0.24 per share, in fiscal 2016. Current year-to-date net income was $21,032,000, or $0.55 per share, compared to $18,396,000, or […]

E. coli O26 increasingly identified in food recalls

E. coli

When it comes to E. coli, most people are familiar with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157:H7, also known as simply, E. coli O157:H7. This strain of E. coli has most commonly shown up in food recalls and is known for its severe consequences once contracted through contaminated food or water.

Recently, […]

Neogen selected by Scottish Gov’t for beef herd improvement program

Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that its Scotland-based Neogen Europe subsidiary has been selected by Scottish Government to perform genomics testing as part of the government’s program to improve the country’s beef herd.

The objective of the Scottish Government’s program, The Beef Efficiency Scheme, is to improve overall herd profitability, and make the country’s […]

American Kennel Club welcomes two new dog breeds

American hairless terrier

Announced yesterday, two new dog breeds, the American hairless terrier and the sloughi (pronounced SLOO-ghee), have been recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) — a registry of purebred dog pedigrees in the United States.

Many American hairless terriers are, as the name suggests, bare-skinned, though others have short coats but […]