Environmental monitoring technology within food processing facilities helps take food safety to the next level.
Steve Zhou, Microbac’s Director of Virology and Toxicology, gives a brief overview of the biology of the bird flu H7N9, its treatment and prevention strategies, and the testing methodologies for measuring the efficacy of disinfectants and antiseptics against the virus.
In an effort toward a goal of a lead-free water system, new Illinois State legislation requires Illinois schools and daycare facilities to test drinking water to identify potentially harmful levels of lead.
Published in the Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology, the study was conducted to evaluate the environmental stability of ZIKV on hard, non-porous surfaces such as glass, and to provide inactivation efficacy information for some commonly employed physical and chemical (disinfectant) approaches.
Allergen-testing in food products at very low levels.
Testing standards for antifungal performance testing on building products, paper and textiles.
A discussion of bioremediation for site contamination.
Detecting changes in the genetic code within a sample using DGGE.
Sampling and test methods for determining formaldehyde levels.
Understanding Fourier Transform Infared (FT-IR) Spectrophotometry for identification of major components in unknown waste samples.
Detection of methyl mercury in fish tissue, soil and aqueous matrices.
Achieving very low regulatory limits in SIM mode.
Potential complications to the identification process of PCBs.
Discussion of the use of Rotenone as a broad-spectrum insecticide, pesticide and piscicide and its environmental risks.