Tox Tuesday: Oral fluid testing

Today there are several types of sample matrices used with forensic drug detection tests that are used around the world to identify the use and abuse of both prescription and illegal drugs.

Urine testing, for example, is one of the most commonly used and referred to methods, along with blood and hair testing. While […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the interwebs for all of the big news stories? No worries — we have you covered in this edition of Monday links!

Animal Safety

Manure fertilizer contributes to resistant bacteria – All About Feed Treating dairy cows and other farm animals with antibiotics and then laying their manure in soil […]

Monday links

Have no fear, Monday links is here! Take a moment and catch up with the latest news in the food safety, animal science, agriculture and toxicology sectors.

Food Safety

10 food allergy safety tips for Halloween – Examiner Halloween may be particularly frightening for kids, teens, and adults with food allergies and sensitivities but here […]

Tox Tuesday: Cotinine/Nicotine

Right off the bat, nicotine has a few strikes against it: it is one of the most heavily used addictive drugs in the United States; 10 people die per minute due to tobacco use; and 90% of lung cancer cases in men (and 80% in women) are caused by smoking.

So why is this potentially […]

Kick off August with the Monday links

August is starting off with a toxicology edition of the Monday links: looking at drug use and abuse, and a ban on tap water, around the world. Read on for more on that, plus need-to-know news in the food and animal safety and agriculture industries:

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Tox Tuesday: Caffeine

It could be from coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks, jelly beans, chocolate, pills or even in powder form, but the fact of the matter is, there are some days I just need my caffeine. I may have pulled a couple all-nighters in my college years drinking cup after cup of tea to finish my final […]

Tox Tuesday: Gabapentin/Pregabalin

For this special edition of Tox Tuesday, we’re looking at two drugs: their similarities, differences, abuse and more. We’re going to go in depth with gabapentin and pregabalin, both of which are anticonvulsant drugs.

First up, gabapentin: originally developed to treat epilepsy, but is now also being used to relieve neuropathic pain. In […]

Start off your week with the Monday Links

Each week, we like to bring you the Monday Links — your go-to source for everything in the food and animal industry and beyond. At Neogen, we work to bring you the biggest and breaking news stories from around the world. What’s happening this week? Read on to find out.

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Tox Tuesday: Zolpidem

Get a good night sleep, finally. In an age of technology where you may stare at a computer/smartphone screen for hours on end during the day, it can be hard to shut down at the end of the day and get the sleep you need and deserve. That’s where short-acting non-benzodiazepines come into play, an […]

7 things you need to know this Monday

[ SPANISH ] Summer is finally here, and with it comes a lot of news in the animal and food safety industries. Don’t have time to scour the internet for all that you need to know? Relax, we have you covered.

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