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  • Moisture Testing Identifies Building Problems and Microbial Growth

    Millions of Americans suffer from allergies and asthma.  One of the common culprits that cause allergies and can trigger asthma attacks is mold.  Although mold is all around us and is a natural part of the environment, elevated levels of mold in indoor environments can cause health concerns.   Typically if an indoor environment is suffering from elevated mold levels it is due to ...

  • Food Safety Testing Simplified and Accelerated with Pall GeneDisc® Cycler

    Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), today introduced its new ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • Cosmetics testing ensures safety for the public

    Drugs, medical devices and biologics are all regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before they go to market. Cosmetics, on the other hand, are not subject to FDA premarket approval. Cosmetic firms are responsible for substantiating the safety of their ingredients and products. According to the FDA website, “The two most important laws pertaining to cosmetics marketed in the ...


  • EMSL responds to influx of food testing due to recent increase in recalls

    While many of us are aware of the recent increases in recalls due to food borne illnesses, many have not truly realized the magnitude of the current situation. Increased recalls due to food borne illness in the last several months has increased consumer awareness of food safety issues. Studies indicate that in many cases recalls and outbreaks are preventable yet the CDC reports that 76 million ...


  • New Food Safety Standards Introduced to Reduce Salmonella & Campylobacter Infection Rates

    EMSL Analytical provides food pathogen testing services for food processors, manufacturers, distributors and the general public. Westmont, NJ, May 11th, 2010 New food safety rules were announced this week by the Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, aimed at reducing food poisoning in the United States.  The new regulations are expected to reduce illness ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Rising Concerns Over Food Safety Drives Demand for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics

    Rising concerns over food and water safety and tightening environmental regulations globally continue to increase the need for testing contaminants, thereby generating strong demand for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics. Growth is also buoyed by increasing government regulations, which is putting pressure on manufacturers to deliver high quality products in compliance. The food industry ...

  • Micro Imaging Technology Introduces the MIT 1000 to Food Safety Industry Professionals

    Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announced that an important segment of the food safety community got its first look at its Rapid Microbial Identification System when it introduced the MIT 1000 at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) in Providence, Rhode Island held July 22 through July 25, 2012. "We could not have been more ...


  • Ingested nanoparticle safety

    Ingestion of commonly encountered nanoparticles at typical environmental levels is unlikely to cause overt toxicity, according to US researchers. Nevertheless there is insufficient evidence to determine whether chronic exposures could lead to subtle alterations in intestinal immune function, protein profiles, or microbial balance. Writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • World Bank Event on Water Quality Testing to Review Everything You Wanted to Know About Managing Water Safety

    The World Bank has organized an informative event, “Water Quality Testing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know for Managing Water Safety.” Dr. Mark Sobsey, an internationally renowned expert on water quality, is the speaker. The event is on October 5, 2016 from 1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Standard Time. All individuals interested in water, sanitation and hygiene are ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • E. coli Concerns Results in Over 10 Million Pounds of Food Recalled

    Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall of more than 10.5 million pounds of various heat-treated, but not fully cooked frozen mini meals and snack items. The recall is associated with concerns over potential contamination with E. coli 0121. Escherichia coli (E. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • FDA Will Hold Public Meeting on Cosmetic Microbiological Safety Issues

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) recently announced that it will hold a public meeting concerning microbiological safety issues relevant to cosmetic products in Washington, D.C on November 30, 2011.  CFSAN’s Office of Cosmetics and Colors, which is responsible for the federal regulation of cosmetic products, is organizing the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • MIT Submits Application to AOAC for Certification of Test Methods for E. Coli and Salmonella

    Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announces the submittal of its applications to the Association of Advanced Communities Research Institute ("AOAC RI") for Performance Test Method Certification for the MIT 1000 System's for accurate bacterial identifications of the pathogens E. coli and Salmonella. In June 2009, MIT announced it was the recipient of the prestigious AOAC ...


  • EMSL Analytical Introduces New Easy To Use Bed Bug Test Kit

    EMSL Analytical has created a bed bug testing kit to simplify the process of bed bug identification for pest control professionals. Our new testing kit includes easy-to-follow instructions for taking samples of the suspected pests, making it easy to detect and identify bed bugs. Bed bugs feed exclusively on warm-blooded animals, including human, typically when they sleep. They have been ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Connecticut Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Contaminations From Recent Flooding

    The heavy rains forced Meriden nursing home to evacuate early Sunday morning after water leaked onto an electrical panel as this latest N'easter ripped through the state of Connecticut causing flooding, downed trees and power outages. Gov. Jodi Rell has declared a state of emergency after touring damage caused by this weekends powerful storm.Flooding can cause the contamination of water with ...


  • EPA Announces Availability of Final Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Products -

    On June 27, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of two sets of final test guidelines: Series 810 -- Product Performance Test Guidelines, specifically public health uses of disinfectants and sanitizers for use on fabrics and textiles (OCSPP 810.2400), air sanitizers (OCSPP 810.2500), and disinfectants and sanitizers for use in water (OCSPP 810.2600); and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Announces Availability of Final Test Guidelines for Antimicrobial Products -

    On June 27, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of two sets of final test guidelines: Series 810 -- Product Performance Test Guidelines, specifically public health uses of disinfectants and sanitizers for use on fabrics and textiles (OCSPP 810.2400), air sanitizers (OCSPP 810.2500), and disinfectants and sanitizers for use in water (OCSPP 810.2600); and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Charm Sciences announces Fast Phage, a new 8-hour fecal indicator test for drinking water

    Charm Sciences, Inc. announces the launch of Fast Phage, a quick, simple and cost-effective way to screen for coliphage in water. Fast Phage provides positive prediction within 8 hours and coliphage plaque confirmation at 16 hours – enabling a same-day public health response to contaminated drinking water. Coliphage are indicators of fecal contamination in ground water, similar to E. coli. While ...


    By Charm Sciences, Inc.

  • ASTM D6529 - 11 standard test method for operating performance of continuous electrodeionization systems on feeds from 50–1000 μs/cm

    The CEDI devices can be used to produce deionized water from feeds of pretreated water. This test method permits the relatively rapid measurement of key performance capabilities of CEDI devices using standard sets of conditions. The data obtained can be analyzed to provide information on whether changes may have occurred in operating characteristics of ...


    By ASTM International

  • EMSL Analytical Attends Fungal Research Group Foundation Three-Day Conference and Training Workshop

    From March 13th through March 15th, EMSL Analytical attended and exhibited at the Fungal Research Group Foundation’s conference and training workshop in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The conference and workshop focused on flood and mold remediation after Super Storm Sandy and other natural disasters. After the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, many people ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EZ-ATP: breakthrough in automatic microbiological monitoring

    AppliTek is proud to unveil the latest advances in the development of the EZ-ATP On-line Microbiological Analyzer. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) test kits are commonly used for microbiological monitoring. The test includes a relatively fast and easy assay of the microbial content of the sample based on the detection of the ATP molecule, the central energy carrier found in and around ...


    By AppliTek NV

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