Applied Maths Joins the bioMérieux Family Wednesday, January 06, 2016 bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today announced the acquisition of Applied Maths, a company that develops state-of-the-art software solutions for the biosciences, in particular for databasing, analysis and interpretation of complex biological data. InstantLabs Launches Two Additional Salmon ID Tests Friday, December 11, 2015 New species ID tools bolster growing product line from manufacturer of the Hunter® testing system.Sensor Detects Toxins Leaching from Plastic Friday, December 11, 2015 Engineers from Massey University have developed a highly sensitive device able to detect synthetic compounds that leach from plastic food packaging into the contained food or beverage. New BPA Detection Tests Monday, December 07, 2015 Scientists from the JRC developed fit-for-purpose analytical methods for the determination of bisphenol A and 12 similar substances (analogues) in food matrices to support possible future monitoring studies.Andrew Porter Ltd Completes Relocation of South East Water laboratory Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Company has completed the relocation of South East Water to its new purpose built water testing facility and offices in Hampshire, UK.The MaxSignal Colistin ELISA Test Kit from Bioo Scientific Thursday, November 26, 2015 Kit can help prevent the antibiotic apocalypse by keeping last resort drugs out of the food supply. Kitchen Utensils Can Spread Bacteria Between Foods Wednesday, November 25, 2015 In a recent study researchers found that produce that contained bacteria would contaminate other produce items through the continued use of knives or graters—the bacteria would latch on to the utensils commonly found in consumers' homes and spread to the next item.Shimadzu Wins R&D 100 Award for Nexera Unified Chromatography System Tuesday, November 24, 2015 The Nexera UC system is the world’s first ever unified and fully automated system that combines supercritical fluidic extraction (SFE) with supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC). GMO Food Animals Should be Judged by Product, Not Process Tuesday, November 24, 2015 In a world with a burgeoning demand for meat, milk and eggs, regulatory policies around the use of biotechnologies in agriculture need to be based on the safety and attributes of those foods rather than on the methods used to produce them, says a UC Davis animal scientist.