Neogen’s NeoSeek™ for STEC receives AOAC validation

Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced AOAC has validated NeoSeek™ for STEC, a proprietary testing platform that determines the genetic composition of bacteria in a food sample. The newly validated test detects and identifies seven Shiga toxin-producing strains of E. coli (STEC) known to cause severe human illness.

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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 […]