Neogen’s Listeria Right Now™ wins CFIA innovation award

Neogen’s revolutionary Listeria Right Now™ environmental pathogen detection system has won a 2018 CFIA innovation trophy. The CFIA (Carrefour des Fournisseurs de l’Industrie Agroalimentaire) is an annual agro-food industry supplier fair held in France that showcases the latest developments in food industry technology.

Neogen’s innovative Listeria Right Now test system detects Listeria in environmental samples […]

Neogen names new CEO

Neogen Corporation announced today the company has named John Adent as chief executive officer, effective immediately. James Herbert, the company’s founder and former CEO, will remain as executive chairman and work closely with Adent in the transition of responsibilities.

“I’m excited to have John accept the leadership position at our company. He has a strong […]

Neogen reports 24% increase in net income

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that its net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended Feb. 28, increased 24% to $10,287,000, when compared to the prior year’s $8,311,000. Earnings per share in the current quarter were $0.27, compared to $0.22 a year ago. Current year-to-date net income increased 17% over prior […]

Neogen acquires Brazil-based Rogama

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired Brazil-based Rogama Indústria e Comércio Ltda., a private company that develops and manufactures rodenticides and insecticides.

Rogama was founded in 1979, and offers more than 70 registered pest control products to Brazil’s agronomic, professional, and retail markets. The company is also a major supplier to […]

Neogen launches fastest aqueous test for ochratoxin

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) has developed the quickest and easiest test for ochratoxin in a format that uses a water-based extraction solvent.

Neogen’s new Reveal® Q+ MAX for Ochratoxin can deliver precise results ranging from 2 to 100 parts per billion (ppb) of ochratoxin in only five minutes. The test is the first available […]

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 […]

Bauck named Neogen vice president of agrigenomics

Neogen Corporation announced today that Dr. Stewart Bauck has been named its vice president of agrigenomics. In his new role, Bauck will continue to be responsible for the company’s agrigenomic activities, including management responsibility for Neogen’s GeneSeek subsidiary.

Bauck joined Neogen in 2012 as the company’s director of beef cattle genomics, and became GeneSeek’s general […]

Neogen names Kephart as chief science officer

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today it has named Dr. Dan Kephart as its chief science officer — a new position for the company. Kephart will assume his responsibilities at Neogen effective Jan. 1.

Kephart has served as research and development director for the agribusiness unit of Thermo Fisher Scientific, as well as animal health […]

Neogen acquires U.K.-based Quat-Chem

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired United Kingdom-based Quat-Chem Ltd.— a chemical company specializing in the development, manufacture and sale of agricultural, industrial, and food processing biocidal hygiene products, including cleaners and disinfectants.

Quat-Chem Ltd. is a 20-year-old private company with a history of consistent growth that manufactures a full line […]

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 […]