Wet weather delays planting

With heavy rains and flooding hitting much of the Midwest, this year is shaping up to be the opposite of last year for some areas of the U.S.

Last year’s drought was the worst in years, devastating crops and forcing livestock producers to cull their herds as pastures dried up and feed prices skyrocketed. Its […]

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Neogen: Economic adulteration will proliferate – Food Quality News

A tough economy factors in.

Q&A with Michael Taylor, Part I: The next FSMA rules and imports – Food Safety […]

Welcome to a new week with the Monday links

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As fiscal cliff approaches, advocates worry about food safety – Food Safety News

Advocates worry the budget cuts that come with the fiscal cliff will set back food safety […]

Neogen launches fully quantitative lateral flow test for DON

Neogen Corporation has developed a new test for deoxynivalenol (DON) that combines the speed and simplicity of a lateral flow test with the fully quantitative precision of a more demanding testing method. The presence of the mold toxin DON in certain grains is a major concern to producers of animal feed and human food.

Neogen’s […]