The Microgen Path-Chek environmental Listeria kit is a simple and safe kit to use even if the user doesn’t have their own laboratory. Simply swab the surface, snap the swab tip into the tube and incubate. A positive result is indicated when the tube changes from yellow to black.
The 3M Attest rapid readout biological indicators (BIs) test sterility by challenging the steriliser with a highly resistant dry bacterial spore strip (Geobacillus stearothermophilus) in a plastic vial.
The Optiflex 1100C from Krohne is a 2-wire TDR level transmitter for measuring distance, level, volume and mass of liquids and solids.
VWR International has a range of disposable transfer pipettes available. They are suitable for transferring or dispensing liquids quickly and safely in laboratories.
Megazyme International wine test kits and reagents are available through VWR International. The kits allow numerous analyses to be performed in order to determine the quality, stability and authenticity of wine after fermentation is complete.
Testo AG has introduced its testo 270 - a sensor for testing total polar materials (TPM) and temperature measurements in cooking oil.
Waters Corporation has announced its analytical technique to rapidly determine residue levels of the fungicide carbendazim in orange juice with no sample preparation, at regulated levels using the Waters Xevo-TQ-S mass spectrometer and Acquity UPLC I-Class system.
Thermo Fisher Scientific’s eScan inline process analyser is available through JL Lennard. It is suitable for bulk measurement of most products processed inside a pipeline or chute.
VWR spectrophotometers are reliable, robust and easy-to-use instruments with a range of accessories for tailoring different laboratories’ needs. They are suitable for advanced measurements and quality control.
The Hanna Instruments HI 93501NS is a water-resistant (IP67) thermometer designed for daily use in food applications such as industrial kitchens and catering. With a measurement range of -50 to +150°C, the meter has an accuracy of ±0.4°C. This meter also features a stability indicator bar graph and ‘hold’ button to freeze readings on the LCD.
Developed in collaboration with 3M and Kraft Foods, Arrow Scientific has available the Aerobic Procedure for Lactic Acid Bacteria test.
Functional Technologies has commenced food trials with acrylamide-preventing yeasts in non-bread, starch-based foods for a leading European producer. The collaboration illustrates the willingness of global food producers to seek and adopt innovative acrylamide-mitigating strategies and solutions in their processing practices.
Sensorex pHASE pH electrodes provide accurate and stable pH measurements in dynamic process environments under wide-ranging variable temperature conditions.
DuPont Qualicon has added over 1500 patterns to its RiboPrinter System database, providing pharmaceutical and food companies, public health practitioners and epidemiologists with more of the information they need to identify contaminating bacteria in production environments.
FSANZ has invited submissions on an application to reduce the risk of a food poisoning bacteria.