Neogen receives approval from the AOAC-RI for its Soleris E. coli test

The independent testing laboratory AOAC-Research Institute has recently validated the performance of another of Neogen’s test kits, its Soleris test that detects E. coli in as little as 7 hours (Performance Tested MethodSM No. 101101). Most food companies and testing laboratories regard AOAC approval as a requirement for their use.

“Each time we receive a […]

Neogen develops quicker test for yeast and mold

Neogen has developed an even quicker method to rapidly and accurately detect yeast and mold in food products. Neogen’s new Soleris® test detects yeast and mold in 48 hours or less — conventional methods take up to 5 days.

Tests for yeast and mold comprise approximately 15% of all microbiological tests performed worldwide. While […]

Neogen launches breakthrough system for rapid genomic pathogen detection

Neogen launched the breakthrough NeoSEEK system for rapid genomic detection and identification of emerging pathogens.

Neogen has developed a breakthrough pathogen detection and identification technology that provides next day, DNA-specific test results for seven pathogenic E. coli strains. The technology could be adapted to target almost any bacterium of concern in almost any […]

Neogen reports 30% increase in net income in FY 2011

Neogen’s net income for its 2011 fiscal year, which ended May 31, increased 30% from the previous year to $22,839,000. Net income in the fiscal year increased to $0.96 per share, compared to the prior year’s $0.76 per share.

The fourth quarter was the 73rd consecutive profitable quarter from operations for the company, and the […]

GeneSeek partners with researchers to combat E. coli

Neogen’s GeneSeek subsidiary is a participant in USDA-funded research that seeks to better understand the role cattle genetics may play in food contamination by the pathogen E. coli O157:H7. GeneSeek is considered the leading commercial agricultural genetics laboratory in the United States.

Researchers have shown that while some cows have no E. coli O157:H7 in […]