The world is awash with new rapid testing technology that is enhancing food quality and safety knowledge for the global food industry and consumers alike.
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Identifying Listeria Patterns
In July 2018, Rheonix Inc., Ithaca, N.Y., launched its Listeria PatternAlert assay, which the company calls a breakthrough method for rapidly identifying molecular patterns from Listeria strains.
“The method is designed to assist food producers in identifying harborage sites for persistent Listeria and in tracing back sources of contamination, says Brooke Schwartz, MBA, vice president for strategy and marketing, Rheonix.
According to Schwartz, feedback about the assay from food manufacturers and testing labs has been enthusiastic.| | | Next → | Single Page
About Linda L. Leake, MS
Linda L. Leake, doing business as Food Safety Ink, is a food safety consultant, registered SQF contract auditor, and award-winning freelance journalist based in Wilmington, N.C. Specializing in agriculture, food, food safety, and travel, her articles have appeared in some 89 print and online publications. Along with garnering awards for her articles and photographs, she holds the prestigious Master Writer status with American Agricultural Editors’ Association. Majoring in Dairy Science, she completed a BS in Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin and an MS in Food Safety at Michigan State University. She’s an active member of IAFP, Toxicologists Without Borders, Inc., and the National Dairy Shrine. She’s currently enrolled in the International Development Doctoral Program at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast. Reach her at Llleake@aol.com.