Not all hygiene monitoring systems produce the same quality of test results, but 3M's Clean-Trace Hygiene Monitoring and Management System came out on top.
The Electro-Chemical Devices HCA1 Portable Colorimetric Chlorine Test Kit is suitable for testing free and total chlorine in drinking water, waste water, environmental waters, cooling towers and rinse waters in the food and beverage industry.
Bestech Australia has released a cost-effective texture analyser from Lloyd, the TA-1. It is easy to use and capable of providing rapid and detailed texture analysis on test applications up to 1 kN.
Manufacturers are under immense pressure to repeatedly produce conforming, high-quality, safe and well-presented packaged food to meet industry requirements.
Purdue researchers have developed technology that allows smartphones to detect foodborne pathogens.
FOSS's FoodScan 2 is a near infrared (NIR) analyser offering process and quality control possibilities to meet time-critical testing requirements.
Bacteriophages can target specific foodborne disease pathogens in the gut without affecting the rest of the gut microbiome.
Witt-Gasetechnik's Oxybeam gas analyser uses a laser beam to determine the oxygen content without damaging the packaging.
Terahertz (THz) imaging scanners by Terasense offer imaging sensors for the non-destructive analysis of the internal structure of objects.
The BAX System uses the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to detect unwanted bacteria in raw ingredients, finished products and environmental samples.
If a food is contaminated, quick, efficient pathogen detection and fingerprinting is essential in limiting the spread of foodborne disease.
The Rapid Visco Analyser 4800 measures the viscosity and performance of starches, raw materials, ingredients and foods using controlled temperature and shear. It can be used to characterise ingredients, intermediates and finished products.
The BioSystems Food and Wine Solutions range of analytical reagents and instruments for agro and wine laboratories is now available from Metrohm in Australia and New Zealand.
NZ is testing milk from every dairy farm in the country as it attempts to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from its herd.
The DOSIC ultrasonic sensor operates according to the concept of time-of-flight difference and provides an alternative to Coriolis mass flowmeters.