Romaine lettuce investigated in E. coli outbreak

You may be seeing romaine lettuce in the news a lot lately, the suspected culprit in a foodborne illness outbreak that has affected at least 57 people in the U.S. and Canada. But despite the headlines, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it’s too soon to pinpoint a single cause.

Even […]

National Food Safety Education Month: Norovirus infographic

For more than 20 years, September has been recognized as National Food Safety Education Month. The theme for 2016 is Norovirus, which is highlighted in the below infographic. For more information on National Food Safety Education Month and Norovirus, click here.

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Leafy Greens Added to CDC’s Foodborne Illness Questionnaire – Food Safety Magazine After a Listeria outbreak involving bagged salads, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now including leafy […]

Neogen’s ANSR for E. coli O157:H7 receives AOAC approval

Neogen has received approval from the AOAC Research Institute for its new rapid and accurate test to definitively detect E. coli O157:H7 DNA.

Neogen’s newly approved ANSR® for E. coli O157:H7 detects the bacteria after only 10 minutes of reaction time following sample preparation. Neogen’s ANSR is an isothermal amplification reaction test method that exponentially […]

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, […]

How to: Storing vegetables, part two

There are so many vegetables out there that we had to break our vegetable storage guide into two posts. Missed our first one? No worries. Check it out here. You should also probably check out our storage guide for fruits too!

We’ll get right to it: your essential flowered, podded, bulb and stem and root […]

How to: Storing vegetables, leafy greens edition

Unlike most children, I was really good at eating my vegetables. My mom likes to tell me of the time when I was about six or seven that I ate several bowls of green beans at a restaurant instead of the actual dinner. As an adult, I still eat vegetables and include a healthy serving […]