Applied Food Diagnostics Unveils Cannabis Pathogen Screen Test for Shiga-toxin Producing E. coli, Salmonella and Aspergillus
Applied Food Diagnostics, Inc., a food science solutions company, is pleased to announce the Cannabis Pathogen Screen test kit developed for the needs of cannabis diagnostic laboratories. The Cannabis Pathogen Screen (CPS) test provides detection of two pathogens and four potentially hazardous molds: Aspergillus flavus, A. fumigatus, A. niger, and A. terreus, in cannabis and cannabis-infused products in one streamlined protocol. In states with a regulated cannabis industry, companies selling cannabis and cannabis-derived products need to comply with pathogen testing to protect consumers from harmful microorganisms, such as Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC), Salmonella and Aspergillus. The Cannabis Pathogen Screen bundles the detection of these six targets into one, easy-to-use protocol. After enrichment and DNA extraction, the CPS harnesses the sensitivity and specificity of fully simultaneous multiplex real-time PCR technology. Key Features of...
Applied Food Diagnostics announces the first reporter-labeled Total QC diagnostic line for food pathogens
Applied Food Diagnostics, Inc., The World’s Most Innovative Microbiology Lab Solutions Company, is pleased to announce a new qPCR diagnostic product line. AFD’s breakthrough Total QC-qPCR line of test kits simultaneously detects the target food pathogens along with the reporter-labeled quality control strain, tagged with Green Fluorescent Protein.