The latest on the big E. coli outbreak

It’s now safe to eat some romaine lettuce, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says after last week’s recall of the product due to potential contamination with E. coli O157:H7.

As the investigation has continued, the FDA has found that the contaminated romaine comes from parts of California that grow romaine over the summer […]

FDA identifies potential source for major E. coli outbreak

Earlier this year, an outbreak of E. coli attributed to romaine lettuce rocked parts of North America. Over 210 people got sick, five of them losing their lives. And even though investigators were able to find the source, it proved tricky to figure out how the lettuce became contaminated in the first place.

Now, after […]

Neogen acquires water microbiology testing technology

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired Clarus Labs, Inc. The acquisition provides Neogen products, and greater access to the $400 million global water microbiology testing market.

The acquisition includes the patented Colitag™ water test, which detects dangerous coliform bacteria (i.e., bacteria normally found in the intestine), including E. coli, in water. […]