Processing > Testing

Nasco Sterile Gloves

01 December, 2016

Nasco Sterile Gloves are economical and easy to use.

AccuPoint Advanced ATP Sanitation Monitoring System for food processing

28 November, 2016

Neogen has received approval from the AOAC Research Institute for its AccuPoint Advanced ATP Sanitation Monitoring System. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) sanitation monitoring systems are used in the food industry to instantly assess the effectiveness of sanitation programs.

IUFoST reports on food fraud

17 November, 2016

The International Union of Food Science and Technology has released a Scientific Information Bulletin addressing the evolving focus on food fraud.

Polysorbate slows E. coli toxin production

04 November, 2016

Stopping E. coli from producing Shiga toxin could be as simple as using polysorbate to disrupt the biofilm.

EC Blue Coliform and E. coli test for water

01 November, 2016

EC Blue, available from AMSL Scientific, is a rapid Coliform and E. coli test for water samples.

CEM Corporation ORACLE Fat Analyzer

27 October, 2016

CEM Corporation has introduced the ORACLE Fat Analyzer. Based on a recent development in NMR technology, the analyser requires no method development and can analyse fat in any unknown food sample in 30 s.

Retsch XL crushers and grinders

27 October, 2016

Retsch has released a line of instruments for applications with large feed sizes and high throughput rates.

Bruker Wine-Profiling Module 3.1 for NMR FoodScreener

19 October, 2016

Bruker has released version 3.1 Wine-Profiling module of its NMR FoodScreener platform.

Faux fromage and other phoney food

10 October, 2016

The American Chemical Society looks at the science of spotting fake foods.

'Five-second rule' debunked

05 October, 2016

It doesn't matter how fast you collect a food item from the floor — once it has hit the floor it may be too late as bacteria can contaminate instantaneously.

Hanna Instruments Professional Foodcare pH Meters

21 September, 2016

Hanna Instruments has launched a line of portable pH meters for the food industry.

Sensor can detect E. coli and other bacteria in 15–20 minutes

07 September, 2016

New sensor technology using bacteriophages is reducing bacteria detection times in food and beverage samples dramatically.

Compact Dry microbial counting plates

01 September, 2016

Compact Dry is an easy-to-use plating alternative for the enumeration of bacteria in raw materials, finished product, water and environmental swabs.

Whirl-Pak Coli-Test Bag

01 September, 2016

If water samples are being tested with colour-changing reagents, the Coli-Test Bag from Whirl-Pak can be used in place of a bottle.

Bile — the secret ingredient in understanding stomach bugs

26 August, 2016

A new type of engineered gut tissue culture is an effective model for studying a common gastrointestinal virus with the addition of bile.

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