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QIAGEN Acquires Comprehensive Portfolio of Molecular Food Safety Tests
Date:5/25/2010

demand for molecular testing technologies and a high potential for growth. We believe that the food testing segment matches this profile and we look forward to continuously expanding our position in this market."

Applied testing currently accounts for 7% of the company's net sales, yet it is one of the most dynamic market segments for QIAGEN, with a revenue growth of 28% at constant exchange rates in the past quarter alone. Currently, QIAGEN's sales in applied testing predominantly go to customers in forensics, veterinary medicine and biodefense. Food safety testing is a steadily growing segment with an overall market volume of more than US$ 2 billion. The market breaks down into four application groups: detection of pathogens, quality controls (such as testing for components subjected to illicit genetic modification), detection of allergens and identification of animal species. The increasing demand for food safety testing is being driven by evolving consumer awareness, more stringent legal requirements and the growing needs of food manufacturers who find themselves confronted with ever more complex sample base materials, as well as new pathogens that are increasingly difficult to detect.

Molecular tests, and in particular real-time PCR-based assays, are gaining more widespread use in such applications as they are significantly faster and more reliable than traditional methods and also allow for the detection of genetic targets. With their help, for instance, food producers can obtain certainty as to the safety of their planned deliveries within less than 24 hours.

"The safety of our products is top priority for us," explains Andreas-Michael Peter, Director, Quality Management at food manufacturer Zentis (

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