Press Releases

This is the section for press releases of newly developed real-time PCR and DNA / RNA extraction kits, automation solutions, certifications and other interesting topics.

BIOTECON Press Release

August 2017
BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH is now an official OEM partner for the distribution of Bruker MALDI-TOF MS Systems.
In coordination with our business partners, we are now able to provide our customers with MALDI-TOF MS systems and customized solutions, followed by the introduction of a soon available new reference library focusing on the dairy and milk industry.

BIOTECON Press Release

July 2017
Your Beer is Our Beer!
The foodproof® Beer Screening LyoKit, a unique rapid test for the detection of beer spoiling bacteria for the brewing industry.
Catch the Spoiler! BIOTECON Diagnostics now offers the foodproof Beer Screening LyoKit, a unique new rapid test which detects 31 bacteria in one test, including identification of Lactobacillus brevis, the most important spoiler, and detection of the two hop tolerance genes horA and horC.

BIOTECON Press Release

June 2017
The foodproof® Cronobacter Detection LyoKit: A new sensitive and rapid test for the detection of all species of the genus Cronobacter.
BIOTECON Diagnostics has launched a new lyophilized foodproof real-time PCR test for the specific detection of all Cronobacter-species within 24 h.

BIOTECON Press Release

May 2017
Das foodproof® Listeria Genus LyoKit: A new and unique method for the detection of all “sensu stricto” Listeria species.
BIOTECON Diagnostics has developed a unique lyopilized foodproof real-time PCR-test for the detection of all Listeria „sensu stricto“-species with 24 h.

BIOTECON Press Release

April 2017
foodproof® Listeria monocytogenes LyoKits and foodproof® Listeria StarBroth.
New real-time PCR test and rapid enrichment media for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in all kind of food samples in less than 24 hours.

rapidmicrobiology

January 2016
Detect and Count Yeast and Molds Within 5 Hours
With the new foodproof® Yeast and Mold Quantification LyoKit, BIOTECON Diagnostics can now offer a unique test for the rapid detection and quantification of all kinds of yeast and molds in dairy products…

rapidmicrobiology

June 2015
BIOTECON Diagnostics launches RT PCR system for norovirus
BIOTECON Diagnostics launches RT PCR system for norovirus
With the foodproof® Norovirus detection kit BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH expands its food safety portfolio with ready-to-use RT-PCR kits for viruses. The BIOTECON RT-PCR kit and all reagents in additional foodproof® Sample preparation kit IV are conform to ISO/TS 15216.

rapidmicrobiology

August 2014
BIOTECON Diagnostics partnership to boost automated PCR-setup
BIOTECON Diagnostics has started a sales cooperation with Dornier-LTF for the foodproof Roboset+ for automated PCR-Setup for pathogen testing in the food market. Dornier-LTF developed the system and BCD has adapted it to its product portfolio of food testing kits for the food and feed sector.

rapidmicrobiology

April 2014
Dr. Florian Waldherr of Biotecon Diagnostics spoke to FQN at Analytica in Munich
Food safety question growing in global importance
The question of food safety is becoming more and more important everywhere in the world, according to Biotecon Diagnostics.

rapidmicrobiology

January 2014
BIOTECON Expands PCR Portfolio for Food Testing
With the foodproof® SL product line BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH expands its food safety portfolio with more than 25 new kits for special applications. The BIOTECON foodproof® SL Pathogen Kits provide rapid, accurate and sensitive detection of rare parameters, …

Food Quality News

April 2013
Automated combination system speeds up testing
Biotecon Diagnostics has launched the first automated system incorporating detection of genetically modified organisms (GMO), allergens and animal species differentiation, which speeds up testing and is more sensitive than other methods.