Neogen debuts quantitative Cashew ELISA test with great sensitivity

U.S – Neogen Corporation has introduced a new quantitative assay for detecting cashew allergens in products, just a few months after it debuted one for peanut allergens. The second assay in Neogen’s new Veratox VIP line of enhanced quantitative ELISA products, Veratox VIP for Cashew allergen test demonstrates robust performance across sample types, while maintaining the simple testing methodology of…

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Neogen to expand Lansing Michigan food safety facility

U.S – Michigan-based international food safety company Neogen Corporation has held a ceremonial groundbreaking in anticipation of approvals on a U.S$ 70 million expansion of their Lansing, Michigan, food safety facility. President and Chief Executive Officer John Adent was joined by City of Lansing Mayor Andy Schor, as well as Neogen Executives and Board of Directors members for the ceremony,…

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Neogen acquires long-term distributor Thai-Neo Biotech

U.S – Market leader in food safety solutions Neogen has acquired Thai-Neo Biotech Co., Ltd., a longstanding distributor of Neogen’s food safety products located in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai-Neo Biotech was established in 1992 and has served as a distributor of Neogen food safety products, especially mycotoxin assays and other rapid diagnostic test kits, in Thailand for more than 20 years.…

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Neogen’s upgraded version of Veratox platform to detect traces of peanut allergens

U.S – Neogen Corporation has released an enhanced version of its Veratox platform for Peanut allergen test, which optimizes sensitivity and flexibility across sample types while maintaining the rapid time-to-result and simple testing procedure standards set by the Veratox product line. Neogen’s new Veratox Improvement Platform (Veratox VIP) for Peanut assay rapidly quantifies low levels of peanut protein residues in…

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Neogen Corporation ties up with multinational conglomerate 3M

U.S – Neogen Corporation, an international developer of food safety solutions, has announced a definitive merger with 3M, an American multinational conglomerate corporation, that will see 3M’s food safety business tie up with Neogen. The combination will create an innovative leader in the food safety sector with a comprehensive product range and a strategic focus on the category’s long-term growth…

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Neogen to build state-of-the-art genomic centre to improve livestock quality

AUSTRALIA – Neogen Australasia, a leader in genomics services, is transforming a former University of Queensland site at Bundamba into a state-of-the-art AU$ 11 million (US$ 7903885) genomics centre that will help local primary producers grow and breed the best produce and livestock for the market. The laboratory which is being built in Ipswich with funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s…

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Organic Materials Review Institute clears Neogen’s water treatment system for use in Canada

U.S – Neogen Corporation has announced that its complete chlorine dioxide water treatment system has been reviewed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI), and determined that it is in compliance with the Canadian Organic Regime regulations, with usage restrictions. With the OMRI’s new listing of AquaPrime NeoKlor and AquaPrime Activator, Neogen can offer a complete chlorine dioxide treatment option…

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Neogen partners with Hendrix Genetics to boost poultry quality in Africa

AFRICA – NEOGEN Corporation, a developer of food and animal safety products has partnered with Hendrix Genetics, a leading multi-species animal breeding, genetics, and technology company to support the implementation of genomic selection into Hendrix’s Sustainable Access to Poultry Parent Stock in Africa (SAPPSA) program, aimed at ensuring the supply of high-quality parent stock to African smallholder farmers. This addition…

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European Commission launches EU protocols for food businesses

EUROPE – The European Commission, alongside industry stakeholders has officially launched the EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices under the Commission’s Farm to Fork Strategy. On 26 January 2021, the Commission facilitated discussions amongst a wide variety of stakeholders in the food sector to design an EU Code of Conduct on responsible business and marketing…

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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…

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