Good morning! It’s time for the Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest food safety, animal safety, life sciences and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food safety

Canada going to single food safety inspection system – Food Safety News

Canada is looking to streamline its food safety service.

Small Ohio producers first to reap benefits of […]

Monday links: ANSR, paralytic shellfish poisoning and cattle genetics

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Corporate

Neogen launches ANSRTM for Listeria – Neogen

ANSR for Listeria is the newest test for our revolutionary molecular pathogen platform. The new test can definitively detect Listeria spp. after only […]

Feeling a little sluggish? The Monday links will wake you up.

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Life sciences

Microbial menagerie—The Scientist

Why humans really aren’t all that human at all.

Food safety

Food Safety Magazine –June/July issue

The most recent issue has articles on why food packages […]

You know the drill — here are your Monday links

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Food safety

Feds expand E. coli testing in meat – CBS News

Beginning today, the USDA will begin testing for six additional strains of E. coli.

Ottawa rewriting rules on food […]

Arkansas Department of Health director approves emergency rule to ban sale of phenazepam

The sale and distribution of a recreational drug considered to be five times stronger than Valium was banned last week in Arkansas, according to a statement from the Arkansas Department of Health.

The drug, phenazepam (also spelled fenazepam), has seen increased recreational usage in several countries, including the U.S., Finland, Sweden and Norway. Under the […]

To help you kick start your day after the long weekend, here are the belated Monday links

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Agriculture

Wheat falls on rain, weather focus turns to Midwest

The weather takes a toll on wheat futures.

New microloan proposal helps small farmers avoid high-interest credit card and personal loans

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Here’s to a new week: Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest food safety, animal safety, life sciences and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food Allergy Awareness Week

May 13 to 19 marks Food Allergy Awareness Week, which spotlights a condition that afflicts an estimated 15 million people in the U.S. alone. Here are some […]

Two farms quarantined, offspring of BSE infected cow tested

Federal investigators have quarantined two farms associated with a dairy cow that presented the U.S.’ fourth confirmed case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or mad cow disease) last week.

The central California farm where the nearly 11 year old dairy cow lived has been quarantined since the confirmation of BSE on April 24. Another farm […]

Neogen acquires Igenity from Merial

Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired the assets of the Igenity animal genomics business from Merial Limited. Igenity will operate as a part of Neogen’s GeneSeek subsidiary, which already has a significant place in the worldwide animal genomics business.

Igenity has been in use in the United States and several other […]

GeneSeek founders bring home prestigious award

The founders of Neogen’s GeneSeek subsidiary took home a top prize last night.

Abraham Oommen and Daniel Pomp were awarded the 2012 Governor’s Bioscience award, which honors those who make a large contribution to bioscience in Nebraska.

GeneSeek was founded in 1998 to provide high throughput genetic screening, and gene discovery and characterization services for […]