Charm Sciences' Peel Plate Colony Counter

Charm Sciences introduces colony counter

By staff reporter

Charm Sciences has introduced a system that counts Peel Plate microbial test colonies, stores plate images, exports and archives data from Peel Plate microbial tests.

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NSF strengthens EU lab network

By Joseph James Whitworth

NSF International has completed the acquisition of a food safety and water testing firm to strengthen its laboratory network and services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Food safety research round-up - Tell us what you are working on!

Research round-up: Food Micro 2016 special

By Joseph James Whitworth

FoodQualityNews went to Ireland for Food Micro 2016 to take a look at the posters that presented a sample of the latest research in the field.

The members wrote a joint letter to the US Department of Agriculture and asked questions based on the findings

USDA pressed on Salmonella testing accuracy

By Joseph James Whitworth

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been urged to revise pathogen testing protocols after a study found antimicrobials used as processing aids may lead to false-negative results.

AMR resistance in Salmonella and Campylobacter human isolates

ECDC targets AMR data quality and comparability

By Joseph James Whitworth

An updated version of a protocol on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been published taking into account new interpretive criteria and recommendations from EUCAST.

Seward's Stomacher 400 EVO laboratory blender

dispatches from Analytica 2016

Seward EVOlves food sample preparation

By Joseph James Whitworth

Seward has launched a laboratory blender and sample preparation bags at Analytica 2016.

Poultry plant trial for SDC-based PURE Control antimicrobial

PURE to start poultry processing trial for antimicrobial

By Joseph James Whitworth

PURE Bioscience has received a permission letter from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) granting approval for an in-plant poultry processing trial of SDC-based PURE Control antimicrobial.

Picture: PHE LENTICULE discs

Sigma-Aldrich to manufacture and supply CRMs for PHE

By Joseph James Whitworth

Sigma-Aldrich has signed an agreement with Public Health England (PHE) to manufacture and supply Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) for use as controls in food, water and environmental testing microbiology laboratories.

FQN's weekly global food recall round-up

Food Safety recall round-up 21-27 August

Recalls: Metal shavings, methanol and pathogens

By Joseph James Whitworth

A recall round-up for August takes us to USA, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Austria, Czech Republic and France. Milk allergens, mislabelling, Listeria in greens beans and Salmonella in eggs can be found this week. For the recalls due to Salmonella...

ACMSF provides the FSA with advice on the microbiological safety of food

FSA names ACMSF appointments

By Joseph James Whitworth

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed appointments to the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF).


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