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2014-02-28 12:27:40

Assay runs on the Atlas System, an innovative fully automated molecular system for food pathogen detection WARREN, N.J., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roka Bioscience announced today that its Atlas STEC EG2 Combo Detection Assay has received AOAC Performance Tested Methods(S)(M) certification from the AOAC Research Institute (AOAC-RI). The independent laboratory study was conducted by Silliker, Inc., as part of the AOAC-RI independent third- party validation process. (Photo -...

2014-02-04 12:28:07

Assay runs on the Atlas System, an innovative fully automated molecular system for food pathogen detection WARREN, N.J., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roka Bioscience announced today that its Atlas E. coli O157:H7 EG2 Detection Assay has received AOAC Performance Tested Methods(SM) certification from the AOAC Research Institute (AOAC-RI). The independent laboratory study was conducted by Q Laboratories, Inc., as part of the AOAC-RI independent third-party validation process....

2013-12-02 08:31:40

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that it has introduced a "clearly better" test system for microbial counts. Neogen's new NeoFilm(TM) microbial tests require only the inoculation of a fabric sample pad and an incubation period. Following incubation, the sample pad is evaluated for bacterial colony growth. NeoFilm tests are available for coliforms, E. coli, yeast and mold, Staphylococcus aureus, and aerobic bacteria. "Our...

2013-10-16 23:35:41

Antimicrobial Test Laboratories (ATL) - a contract microbiology lab founded in 2006 by microbiologist Dr. Benjamin Tanner - has announced that AOAC International’s altered passing criteria for two key methods used for disinfectant registration will benefit companies needing testing. Round Rock, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Antimicrobial Test Laboratories (ATL) - a contract microbiology lab founded in 2006 by microbiologist Dr. Benjamin Tanner - has announced that AOAC International’s...

2013-08-27 08:28:13

Specific Method is Critical for Measuring Cocoa Flavanols in Products CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated, received the 2013 Multi-Laboratory Study of the Year award from AOAC International for a first-of-its-kind study designed to provide detailed information about composition of cocoa flavanols, a plant nutrient shown to have a range of proven human health benefits. The award recognizes a multi-laboratory study and method that demonstrates unique and...

2013-06-28 23:17:01

Fast-tracked, simultaneous AOAC OMA approval of two assays marks the significance of this complete Listeria package. Durham, NC (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today received two First Action Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) approvals from AOAC INTERNATIONAL for innovative food safety testing methods: VIDAS® UP Listeria (LPT) and VIDAS Listeria monocytogenes xpress (LMX). This unprecedented AOAC Expert Review Panel (ERP)...

2013-05-21 23:23:34

AOAC International grants First Action Official Method status to ORAC, the popular antioxidant method. The AOAC action confirms that ORAC is a valuable analytical tool for measuring the antioxidant capacity of foods. Southborough, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Brunswick Laboratories, Inc. announces that AOAC International, a global leader in the development and standardization of validated analytical methods, has approved the ORAC method, jointly developed by Brunswick Laboratories and the USDA,...

2012-09-27 06:28:33

WARREN, N.J., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roka Bioscience is proud to announce that its Atlas Salmonella Detection Assay has received AOAC Performance Tested Methods(SM) Certification (PTM #031201) from the AOAC Research Institute (AOAC-RI) for 10 additional food matrices. These matrices include frozen raw ground beef (375 g), raw ground turkey, cooked deli chicken (325 g), romaine lettuce (375 g), tomatoes, black pepper, dry pasta, dry pet food, soy flour, and shell eggs (100...

2012-07-25 06:25:58

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, and HILDEN, Germany, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Key international body certifies high-throughput testing with QIAGEN's mericon[R] Salmonella kit on QIAsymphony RGQ platform, as well as manual use of the assay - QIAGEN achieves milestone in offering fast, efficient workflows to food safety labs - Applied Testing customers increasingly adopting QIAsymphony RGQ automation platform...

2012-06-18 02:27:13

BALTIMORE, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InstantLabs Medical Diagnostics Corporation (InstantLabs®), developer of the portable Hunter Accelerated Real-Time PCR® system, today announced that its Salmonella Species Food Safety Kit has been certified as AOAC Performance-Tested(SM) (AOAC PTM Cert. No. 031202) by the AOAC Research Institute (AOAC-RI) across four key food matrices. The kit has been certified for the identification of Salmonella in foods that are among the...