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Seaweed: Norovirus contaminations?

  Norovirus (and other waterborne viruses) can enter ocean habitat from sewage outflows or through waste discharged. Noroviruses are highly contagious. Good Aquaculturing Practice, Good Hygiene Practice, and Good manufacturing Practice are key to prevent foodborne virus outbreaks.  

29 March, 2017

Definition of Seaweed

  1. A mass or growth of marine plants

  2. A plant growing in...

BCN Labs implements GENE-UP to improve Laboratory Workflow

  BCN Research Laboratories is a food, beverage, and water testing laboratory located in Rockford, Tennessee that has been providing unparalleled service to the food and beverage processing industry since 1988. In early 2016, they realized an immediate need to find and implement new technology to keep up with their growing business and its everincreasing demands, while eliminating frustrating and costly false positive results.

16 March, 2017



Semi-Dried Tomatoes & Foodborne Virus

14 March, 2017

In February 2017, RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) published an alert implicating semi-dried tomatoes contaminated with norovirus. Originating from Italy, semi-dried tomatoes in sunflower oil were delivered to the Czech Republic who detected foodborne viruses (Norovirus). Both...

NOROVIRUS & bivalve Molluscs: A love story

02 February, 2017

The five recent RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) Foodborne Virus alerts in 2017 are a good reminder of the risks caused by norovirus in bivalve molluscs.

Prevalence of Foodborne Viruses in Mussels


Discover the unrivaled specificity of bioMerieux solution for EHEC / STEC detection !

14 September, 2016

The EHEC GENE-UP PCR Kit combines stx and eae, and the top 6...

Strawberry smoothies & raw scallops: anything in common?

Two recent (2016) Hepatitis A Virus outbreaks (252 +89 contracted the virus) in the US with imported food products (strawberries, scallops) urge us to (re)consider implementing foodborne virus control in our HACCP plan, should we be a producer, an importer, a distributor, a retailer, a processor ...

07 September, 2016

HAV & Produce Contamination


Join bioMérieux at IAFP2016

18 July, 2016

In today’s ever-evolving food marketplace, nothing is more important than product safety. To protect your customers, your company and your reputation, you need a fast and simple method of detecting...

bioMérieux introduces GENE-UP®, a new molecular diagnostic solution for food pathogen detection jointly developed with BioFire  

New generation PCR system benefits from the combined expertise of bioMérieux, world leader in microbiological food safety control and of BioFire, reputed for its know-how in molecular biology

04 November, 2015

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, announces the launch of GENE-UP®, its new PCR-based molecular diagnostic system for the detection of...

US Dairy testing: NCIMS approval for TEMPO® AC and TEMPO® CC methods

27 July, 2015

The National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS, USA) is a non-profit organization whose goal is to "Assure the Safest Possible Milk Supply for All the People....

Global experts engage in the fight against antimicrobial resistance during the World HAI/Resistance Forum organized by bioMérieux

22 June, 2015

For the Forum’s 5th edition, bioMérieux commits to support a global educational project on the fight against antimicrobial resistance recognized as a major global public health threat.

Marcy l’Etoile (...

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