BIOTECON Diagnostics SARS-CoV-2 Detection Kits receive CE/IVD marking

microproof® SARS-CoV-2 Screening/Identification Kits now CE/IVD certified – 30. July 2020 – We are pleased to announce that our two in vitro diagnostic products, the microproof SARS-CoV-2 Screening Kit (order no. R 302 80) and the microproof SARS-CoV-2 Identification Kit (order no. R 302 81) are now CE/IVD certified. CE marking is required for all in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products commercialized within Europe. Our high-quality real-time PCR tests for the

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Unique kit for the simultaneous real-time PCR detection of Salmonella and Enterobacteriaceae

foodproof Enterobacteriaceae plus Salmonella Detection LyoKit just launched – 17. June 2020 – We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new foodproof Enterobacteriaceae plus Salmonella Detection LyoKits based on real-time PCR technology. It enables the fast and highly sensitive detection of Enterobacteriaceae and identification of Salmonella spp. in a single assay. Matrices such as growing-up milk (GUM), infant formula with and without probiotics, milk powder and infant cereals

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Food safety in the meat and poultry industry

Food safety in the meat and poultry industry – 10. June 2020 – Taking care and carrying out precautionary testing is relevant in all aspects of our current lives. As such, our core business of food safety is more important today than it has ever been. With the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been very few industries left unaffected by its implications. Recently, the meat industry has been experiencing some challenges,

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Pay us a virtual visit at the LABO fair conference

From 18 to 29 May 2020, the virtual trade fair LABO fair + conference will welcome visitors from all over the world – 13. May 2020 – Every cloud has a silver lining and with current restrictions people are eager to interact and experience new and exciting developments once again. From the comfort of your own home, office or even lab, we invite you to take a virtual tour of

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Applying our PCR expertise in the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

From food diagnostics to human diagnostics – we demonstrate the versatility of our PCR methods – 7. May 2020 – Since the onset of the pandemic outbreak, our team has worked hard to adapt its operations in response to such an unexpected and extreme situation. We have conjured up all of our resources and know-how to be able to help support the urgent need for lab testing by supplying viral

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BioChek acquires BIOTECON Diagnostics

BioChek acquires BIOTECON Diagnostics, creates leading global player in veterinary and food safety solutions – 23. April 2020 – BioChek, the specialist company to offer innovative and user-friendly veterinary diagnostic tools, today announced the successful acquisition of BIOTECON Diagnostics, specialised in development and manufacturing of PCR-based solutions for food safety diagnostics. The merger creates a new, leading global player in veterinary and food safety solutions, targeting mainly the markets of

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GMO-free — safer food, safer planet

Our new kit can detect the three most common GMO-containing plants – 24. February 2020 – As a leader in molecular biological testing methods for food and feed stuff, we, at BIOTECON Diagnostics, constantly strive to make the planet a better and safer place. We imagine a world where no one gets sick from the food and drink they consume. When it comes to food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs),

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From farm to fork

Animal identification in food – 20. January 2020 – Animal identification and traceability have become all the more important for consumers, manufacturers and government laboratories. In the event of a crisis, being able to respond promptly and effectively will set businesses apart from their competition. From farm to fork, achieving traceability and conducting animal species testing is crucial for the quality control of products. This is particularly true when it

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Workshop on Real-Time PCR

Sign up today to secure your spot – 7. January 2020 – Quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) is a well-established method for the quality control of food and feed products and environmental testing. Using qPCR, foodborne bacteria and viruses, spoilage organisms, animal species, GMOs and allergens can be detected, identified or quantified in a fast and reliable way. We’d like to share our experience and knowledge with you, which is why

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Wishing tree initiative

Christmas is a time to think about others – December 20, 2019 – In the midst of Christmas preparations, where children are busy writing their wish lists to Father Christmas and parents are frantically trying to organize the right gifts, we often forget to stop and think about the people who are less privileged than we are. It’s certainly not a given, that all children are able to fulfill their

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