Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Food & Beverage Analysis
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Seward Introduces New Stomacher® Bag Options at IAFP 2014

Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Bookmark and Share
See Seward’s gold standard food microbiology range of blenders and accessories on Booth #643, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, 3rd to 6th August 2014.

Seward Ltd. will be exhibiting again at the International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting (IAFP 2014), Indianapolis, 3rd-6th August. On Booth #643 Seward will be highlighting new additions to its extensive range of sterile Stomacher® bags to be used for food sample blending, straining and storage applications in all lab blenders and homogenizers. This includes Seward’s own Stomacher® blenders - at the centre of food testing protocols for over 40 years.

Seward’s new closure bag is ideal for sample collection, short term sample storage, as well as sample incubation for pathogen testing and pre-enrichment of food samples.

A more cost effective option than plastic containers, Seward’s closure bags are available in 80 and 400 mL formats. This robust bag range has a wire mesh band at the top of each bag which enables easy opening and tight closure for storage in a Seward bag rack or incubator.

All Stomacher® blender bags are irradiated sterile, with a certificate of irradiation available if required, and made from high quality food grade LDPE granule extruded to 65µM film thickness. This ensures these high quality bags will withstand extensive blending and provide a low cost option for sample preparation with no risk of cross-contamination between samples.

A reusable alternative to closure bags and suitable for customers with a lower sample throughput, Seward has introduced bag clips for fast and easy securing of its standard bags. These bags are Seward’s simplest and most widely used format for a variety of applications, from traditional microbiology to PCR.

Seward’s reusable bag clip is used externally and easily cleaned with most disinfectants to prevent contamination risk, it enables customers to use standard bags for storage or incubation without risk of leakage.

Seward’s standard bags are available in 80, 400 mL and 3.5 L formats compatible for use with all lab blenders and homogenizers, including Seward’s own Stomacher® 80 Biomaster and microBiomaster, Stomacher® 400 Classic and Circulator blenders, as well as the Stomacher® 3500 series.

The availability of the 3.5 L option is essential given the move towards the requirement for larger sample sizes when testing for pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella. The larger samples maximize the opportunity for pathogen detection and reduce variance in testing to enhance food safety.

“We look forward to welcoming visitors to our booth at IAFP and would be very happy to advise them on all areas of sample preparation for food safety analyses,” said Gary Ross, CEO of Seward Laboratory Systems Inc. “Our extensive product range can meet a variety of needs in microbiological testing and includes our world renowned Stomacher®400 paddle blender in which over 8 million food samples a day are prepared globally.”


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 4,000+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,300+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Seward Appoints Dan Crothers as Managing Director
Stomacher® sample preparation brand to be reinforced with new products and moves into new markets.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Scientific News
Bird Flu Confirmed in the Netherlands
An outbreak of H5 avian influenza was confirmed in the Flevoland province of the Netherlands.
Pasteurised Bacterium Reduces Obesity and Diabetes
Researchers have discovered that an intestinal bacterium provides a lasting effect on the intestinal barrier.
Failings in Conveying Risks of Undercooked Meat
A study has found that restaurants do not communicate the risks of eating undercooked meats.
Accelerating the Detection of Foodborne Bacterial Outbreaks
The speed of diagnosis of foodborne bacterial outbreaks could be improved by a new technique developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Sweet Tooth Science - Chocolate Antioxidants
Researchers develop a faster and cheaper method to test for antioxidants in chocolate.
Food Additives Promote Inflammation, Colon Cancer
Dietary emulsifiers promoted colon cancer in a mouse model by altering gut microbes and increasing gut inflammation.
Detecting Food Contaminants with a Smartphone
Researchers aim to develop a novel food safety monitoring method using a smartphone.
Alarming Glyphosate Levels Found in Foods
Glyphosate has been found at alarming levels in a wide range of best-selling foods across the U.S.
Are Sweeteners as Natural as We Think?
New research study supports stevia’s naturality by identifying nine required molecules present in the dried stevia leaf.
Pre-Cut Salad May Encourage Growth of Salmonella
Study suggests damage to produce in bagged salads encourage the presence of Salmonella.
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
4,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,300+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!