"Considering the rise of high-profile pathogen outbreaks in the last year alone, it's clear that rapid and accurate molecular tests that have been validated by internationally recognized certification bodies is paramount to keep widespread contamination at bay," said Nir Nimrodi, Vice President and General Manager, Food Safety and Animal Health. "Life Technologies is creating partnerships with a growing number of customers in order to customize for them the most reliable suite of sample-to-answer detection solutions in support of their unique needs."
Life Technologies has developed highly accurate and rapid testing solutions for a broad range of food products and environmental samples since 2008. The company has done so by leveraging its whole genome sequencing capabilities to design its assays. AFNOR and AOAC certification for its top four products – MicroSEQ® Listeria spp., Listeria monocytogenes, MicroSEQ® Salmonella spp. and E.coli O157:H7 – applies to the assays, the sample preparation workflow, the real-time PCR instrumentation and the data interpreting software.
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About Life Technologies
Life Technologies Corporation is a global biotechnology company dedicated to improving the human condition. Our systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific and medical advancements that make life even better. Life Technologies customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance the fields of discovery and translational research, molecular medicine, stem cell-based therapies, food safety and animal health, and 21st century forensics. The company manufactures both molecular diagnostic and research use only products. Life Technologies' industry-leading brands are found in nearly
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