Your kitchen towel might be chock full of bacteria

The very tool you use to keep your environment clean might just be stabbing you in the back, in terms of sanitation.

The towel you rely on to wipe up spills, clean up countertops and dry your dishes may, in fact, just be spreading germs around, depending on a few key factors. A new study […]

Superbug killer may be hiding up your nose

As of late, scientists have been searching for a solution to the growing threat of antibiotic resistant bacteria and may have found an answer much closer to home than expected — up our noses.

Researchers from the University of Tubingen in Germany have discovered that a nose-dwelling bacteria, Staphylococcus lugdunensis, produces a chemical called lugdunin. […]

Visit Neogen at Cosmoprof North America

Join Neogen at the booth #6426 at the Cosmoprof North America conference in Las Vegas from July 25-26, 2016.

Neogen will be showcasing the BioLumix® system, which provides accurate and rapid microbiological answers in a complete system approach using an inexpensive and simple format. The patented technology is based on monitoring changes in a broth […]

Study: Farm workers carry more antibiotic-resistant bacteria than animals

One of the most common and costly diseases faced by the dairy industry is bovine mastitis, a potentially fatal bacterial inflammation of the mammary gland (IMI). Widespread use of antibiotics to treat this disease, and other diseases agriculture animals often face, has been blamed for generating antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a concern for the health and well-being […]