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2014-04-01 08:30:05

CALGARY, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Dear Vivione Shareholder: It is my pleasure to report on our company's progress as we approach our 1(st) anniversary after becoming publicly listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. When we went public, we told the market that we would continue to develop our assays, initiate the certification process for our food assays, and begin commercializing our other offerings. Since that time I am happy to update you on our achievements, specifically the...

2014-03-05 12:21:51

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasteurization of milk products is a known safety application to kill potentially harmful bacteria, however, with more consumers choosing more nutritious raw milk products, processors are challenged to provide products that are free of contaminates. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, raw milk cheese, for example, has sickened more than 500 people in the U.S. over the past decade. A recent survey by the...

2014-02-20 23:31:29

Best Sanitizers, Inc., makers of professional hand hygiene and surface sanitizing products, is introducing a trio of powerful products designed to help food processing professionals reduce cross-contamination in their facilities. Nevada City, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Best Sanitizers, Inc., a leader in hand hygiene and sanitation products for the food processing industry, is introducing a trio of powerful hand hygiene and surface sanitation products. Named The Big Three, these products...

2014-02-06 23:29:23

FDA has leased PathoGenetix’s RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System to assess the effectiveness of the proprietary bacterial strain typing system in identifying pathogens involved in foodborne illness outbreaks, and in shortening decision and response time in public health investigations. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 PathoGenetix, Inc., developer of an automated system for bacterial strain typing, announced today that it has delivered an early commercial version of the...

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....

2014-01-14 08:22:49

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in 100 years chicken has replaced beef as America's No. 1 meat product for consumers--a challenge for producers to keep pace with demand and an even larger challenge to provide safe products that are free of contaminates. "It's estimated that Americans buy some 83 pounds of chicken per capita annually," said Bill Svec, Vice President of Water and Food Products for RGF Environmental Group. "It's also a fact that...

2013-12-30 12:21:49

WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FDA & USDA announced today they have approved SALMONELEX as a "GRAS" (Generally Recognized as Safe) food processing aid against Salmonella. The new product consists of natural phages against Salmonella and is produced by Micreos of The Netherlands. The company confirms that industrial scale projects with US poultry processors will start in January 2014. According to a report published in December 2013 by...

2013-12-12 08:24:05

PHI Treatment and Plant Air Purification Touted as a Solution RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few years a growing number of recalls involving contaminated pet food or treats have provided a stimulus for processors as well as government agencies to look at new options for safe, sanitized systems to treat pet food products prior to sale and consumption. While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and...

2013-10-30 09:59:25

Listeria poses a significant risk to human health. The main transmission route involves meat and dairy products, so it is important to treat dairies and food-processing plants regularly with disinfectants to kill bacteria. Unfortunately, listeria is developing resistance to the compounds that are most frequently used. Recent work in the group of Stephan Schmitz-Esser at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (Vetmeduni Vienna) has uncovered the mechanism for listeria’s resistance to...

2013-10-21 08:23:54

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Photohydroionization(TM), PHI for short, is a chemical-free, natural, green and environmentally-friendly advanced oxidation technology which utilizes broad spectrum ultraviolet light rays in conjunction with a catalytic target. PHI's UV combined with Advanced Oxidation has consistently outperformed traditional chemical sanitation technology in every field application including beef, chicken, pork, and fish as well as vegetables,...