pathogen testing

Purdue scientists hope to use light to detect bacteria

Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the light... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety awards new research projects

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has presented 10 new research awards valued at over $2 million.  The awards are for research projects directed a... continue reading »

Roka Bioscience to co-present FDA webinar

Roka Bioscience will launch a new technology-based environmental auditing program during a co-presented webcast titled "Play FDA for a day: Criminali... continue reading »

Blue LEDs show potential for killing bacteria in juice

A team at the National University of Singapore, led by professor Yuk Hyun-Gyun and his former Ph.D. student, Vinayak Ghate, studied the use of blue LE... continue reading »

Researchers develop rapid food safety test

Keeping the food on America’s tables safe to eat is a major priority at USDA, where we are constantly working to find innovative ways to stay a step... continue reading »

The search for best tools to detect pathogens

A decade has passed since the 2006 E. coli outbreak in spinach, and the world of produce processing has changed dramatically since that incident. A ch... continue reading »

3M adds salmonella testing to detection assay lineup

3M Food Safety has added the 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Salmonella to its next generation 3M Molecular Detection Assays. This new test, enhanc... continue reading »

Passing Grades: A multiplicity of tests await companies that strive for food safety

If you don’t like tests, don’t get into the produce processing business. There are constant daily product safety tests, tests for government audit... continue reading »