• New AOAC-RI approval for our STEC kits
    New AOAC-RI approval for our STEC kits
    foodproof® STEC Screening and Identification LyoKits Receive AOAC® Certification – Oktober 2020 – We are pleased to announce that our foodproof STEC Screening LyoKit and STEC Identification LyoKit in combination with our extraction kit, StarPrep Three, have now received AOAC-RI Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) Certification (Certificate No. 102004). The rigorous evaluation, which was conducted with raw ground beef and raw beef trim, was found to meet the appropriate standard for...
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  • EW Group acquires Hygiena forming a leading food safety, veterinary and environmental diagnostic solutions company
    EW Group acquires Hygiena forming a leading food safety, veterinary and environmental diagnostic solutions company
    BIOTECON Diagnostics and BioChek form new group of companies under Hygiena umbrella – 22. February 2021 – EW GROUP last month announced the acquisition of Hygiena, a leader in food safety and environmental testing solutions, headquartered in California. As subsidiaries of EW Group, we, together...
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  • Unique kit for the simultaneous real-time PCR detection of Salmonella and Enterobacteriaceae
    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...
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  • Food safety in the meat and poultry industry
    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...
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  • Pay us a virtual visit at the LABO fair conference
    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...
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  • Applying our PCR expertise in the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic
    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....
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  • BioChek acquires BIOTECON Diagnostics
    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...
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  • GMO-free — safer food, safer planet
    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...
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  • From farm to fork
    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....
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  • Workshop on Real-Time PCR
    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...
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  • Wishing tree initiative
    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...
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