Neogen dispenses Neogen Viroxide Super in the U.S to help slow COVID-19 spread following EPA approval

U.S – NEOGEN Corporation has announced that the U.S. Environmental protection Agency (EPA) has granted an expedited, initial registration for Neogen to distribute Neogen Viroxide Super disinfectant in the U.S., in part to help slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.  The company’s Food Safety Division markets dehydrated culture media and diagnostic test kits to detect food-borne bacteria, natural toxins, food allergens, drug residues, plant diseases, and sanitation concerns. Neogen Viroxide Super is a peroxygen-based powder disinfectant that offers rapid broad-spectrum disinfection as part of a comprehensive bio-security…

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FAO, WHO call for action to address Food safety in context of sustainable food systems

WORLD- Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) came together to commemorate the world food safety day and advocated for need of sustainable food systems and actions, aimed to address food safety issues in the human-animal -environment interface to assure “safe food now for a healthy tomorrow”. Every year in Europe and Central Asia, more than 23 million people fall sick from food borne illness, with the poor and young mostly impacted. Such illness is responsible for 5,000 preventable deaths annually, according to WHO statistics published in…

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New stringent food safety standards system on import goods in UAE to be launched over next two months

UAE – The corona pandemic has focalized the world’s attention on food supplies specifically in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) which imports about 90 per cent of all its food. In the previous year the pandemic coerced the UAE to assess its food supply chain after the country experienced some initial disruption. The Minister of State for Food Security, Mariam Al Mheiri, has revealed that the authorities responded swiftly to guarantee people’s access to vital products. The government’s policy in supporting Agri-tech companies to increase local food supply also helped.…

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