Dietary restrictions solved on campus

The days of students figuring out allergen-free meals on certain college campuses might soon be over. Some universities in the U.S. are now offering allergen-free dining halls and other special facilities to their students with food restrictions.

Finding food alternatives on campus has always been a headache for those college students with dietary restrictions, especially when schools don’t offer many dining options. [ More … ]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: August 5, 2019

This week’s edition of our Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report includes new reports of DON, more animal nutrition and managing mycotoxins tips from Alltech’s  John Winchell, and reports of winter wheat harvest hitting the three-quarters mark. Watch the video here. [ More … ]

Neogen awarded as the first recipient of the Wisconsin Water Alliance Business Spotlight

On July 24, the Wisconsin Water Alliance (WWA) announced Neogen as the first-ever recipient of its Business Spotlight.

This is a new initiative that the WWA uses to monthly recognize organizations that are engaged in the support, protection and advocacy of water resources in the state of Wisconsin. [ More … ]

AOAC approves Neogen’s Reveal® Q+ for DON

 Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) has received Performance TestedSM Method Certification from the AOAC Research Institute for its Reveal® Q+ for Deoxynivalenol (DON) test, which is designed for the rapid quantification of the mold toxin in grains.

The AOAC approval (No. 071901) follows the earlier verification of the test’s performance by the USDA’s Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS). FGIS’s approval of Reveal Q+ for DON enabled the simple, fully quantitative lateral flow strip test to be used for testing in the national grain inspection system.

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Tox Tuesday: Hair drug testing reducing road deaths in Brazil

With traffic accidents the eighth largest cause of death in the world, road safety is a top priority for many governments worldwide.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are approximately 1.35 million deaths related to crashes every year, with approximately 45,000 of those deaths occurring in Brazil. The South American country makes the top five in the list of nations with the most traffic crashes, and one of the leading causes of these crashes is drivers driving under the influence of drugs (DUID). [ More … ]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 29, 2019

This week, on Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report, we cover the extreme weather conditions in different regions, new reports of DON coming from Michigan, and John Winchell from Alltech continues sharing advice on managing mycotoxins. [ More … ]

Food fraud: The adulterated alcohol trend

Although there isn’t an accurate number for the death toll from adulterated alcohol poisoning — this figure likely increases every day.

Over the last two months, at least 20 people have died from alcohol poisoning in Costa Rica, ABC News reported.

The victims were between 32 and 72 years old, and the events took place in different cities across the country.

More than 30,000 bottles of alcohol have been seized by the authorities, and there are ongoing investigations on the matter.

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Neogen reports fiscal 2019 results

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that revenues for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, which ended May 31, were $109,762,000, compared to $108,120,000 the prior year quarter. Revenues for the company for the full fiscal year were $414,186,000, compared to the prior year’s $397,930,000. [ More … ]

Neogen awarded USDA contract

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it had again been awarded the contract to supply certain dehydrated culture media to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The FSIS uses Neogen Culture Media to monitor raw and ready-to-eat meat and poultry products for the presence of bacterial pathogens, including Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella species, and non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STECs).

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Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 22, 2019

This week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report features more from Alltech’s John Winchell on animal nutrition and managing mycotoxins with livestock producers, as well as reports of drier weather across the grain belt, and DON reports in nine different states. Watch the video here.

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