Neogen 5K raises over $20,000 for cancer center

You may know that we at Neogen are in the food and animal safety business, but did you know we’re also now experts in organizing races? Well, maybe not experts, but we have two under our belt now.

This year saw the second annual Neogen 5K, a walk/run in Lansing, Michigan that raises money for […]

What you need to know this week

After a long holiday weekend in the United States celebrating the Fourth of July, we’ve come back on a Monday and there is plenty to talk about in the food and animal safety industries. Don’t have time to scour the internet for the best news stories? Don’t worry: we have you covered.

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Top 6 things to know for food and animal safety

In our first full week of May, plenty is happening in the food and animal safety worlds — we wanted to bring all of the news to you in one place. What is being discussed around Neogen this morning? What news stories have caught our interest? Read on to find out:

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Michigan introduces new food inspection data system, prepares for new food law

Curious what grade your local grocer got on their last inspection?

You now can check out results of inspections going back to last September on the newly launched MiSafe food establishment inspection reporting system. The system allows users to look up inspection records for Michigan grocery stores, convenience stores, food processors and food warehouses.

The […]

Report: Michigan cherry crop almost a total loss

The overwhelming damage to U.S. tart cherry crop was detailed in a USDA report.

The numbers are truly staggering – the tart cherry crop in Michigan, the nation’s largest grower of tart cherries, is down 97 percent from last year. This caused a 68 percent drop nationally.

The forecast estimated Michigan will produce 5.5 million […]

Michigan legislators look to help fruit farmers who have lost crops

This spring was an especially difficult one for Michigan tree fruit farmers, many of whom lost their entire crop following harsh freezes.

The harvest for tart cherries alone, of which Michigan is the nation’s largest producer, could be down as much as 75 percent from last year and result in the 2012 crop being the […]