Monthly Archives: April 2012

Some Thoughts on Food Safety Summit 2012

Food Safety Summit always leaves me with mixed feelings. Spring is a good time of year for the show, and its D.C. location means excellent attendance by government regulatory personnel. However, Food Safety Summit never seems to totally come together, and every year it leaves me wondering if my time and money have been well spent by attending. read more…

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It Doesn’t Have To Be Molecular To Be A Good Pathogen Test

The Vidas UP Salmonella combines phage technology and a simplified process to improve specificity and speed results.

bioMerieux’s Vidas UP Salmonella test is good. It’s easy to use, provides excellent sensitivity/specificity, is fast and isn’t as expensive as comparable molecular methods. What’s not to like? read more…

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