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FoodChain ID Testing Launches Digital PCR, a Highly Sensitive Testing Technology

​FoodChain ID Testing NA, Inc., the global leader in GMO identification, announces addition of a new highly sensitive testing technology, Digital PCR, to their portfolio of DNA-based testing technologies. Facilitates Market Entry for Processed Products GMO quantification is often necessary in order to meet contract specifications, government regulations or program requirements.  The current industry standard […]

FoodChain ID Testing Offers Seafood Authenticity Services in Response to Seafood Fraud

​Increased awareness of widespread food fraud in the fish industry has created growing public concern over the authenticity of fish and seafood products. A large-scale seafood fraud investigation by Oceana, published February 21st, 2013 revealed extensive fish mislabeling throughout the US:  33 percent of the 1,215 fish samples collected were mislabeled. Increased awareness of widespread […]

FoodChain ID Testing NA, Inc. Announces Microbial Pathogen Testing Service

Ensuring food safety and integrity throughout the supply chain has become progressively more challenging as both supply chain complexity and globalization of the food supply have increased.  To address this major and growing concern, FoodChain ID Testing NA, Inc. announced that it  has expanded its food safety and authenticity services to include microbial pathogen testing […]

FoodChain ID Testing NA, Inc. Announces Microbial Pathogen Testing Service

Ensuring food safety and integrity throughout the supply chain has become progressively more challenging as both supply chain complexity and globalization of the food supply have increased.  To address this major and growing concern, FoodChain ID Testing NA, Inc. announced that it  has expanded its food safety and authenticity services to include microbial pathogen testing […]

FoodChain ID Testing NA, Inc. Offers Risk-Based Management Program for Food Authenticity

Food fraud has become a growing issue as globalization of the food supply and supply chain complexity have increased. A diverse and complex supply chain has made it more difficult to monitor product quality and reduce the risk that contaminated and/or adulterated food is passed on to the consumer. Products frequently mislabeled or adulterated include fish, produce, juices, olive oil, […]

EcoCerta Biotecnologia Licenses FoodChain ID Testing’s GMO Testing Technology

FoodChain ID Testing, the global leader in GMO identification, announced that it has licensed its proprietary GMO testing technology to EcoCerta Analises Ambientais Ltda. (EcoCerta) in Brazil. As a licensee, EcoCerta will add GMO and species testing of agricultural and food products to its environmental testing portfolio. EcoCerta joins FoodChain ID Testing’s global network of GMO testing labs, known as […]

FoodChain ID Testing Fast-ID® 96-Well Extraction Kit Provides High Throughput Format for Isolation of Pure DNA

FoodChain ID Testing, the global leader in GMO identification, introduces its new FAST ID 96-Well Extraction Kit for isolation of exceptionally pure DNA from a variety of agricultural and food products. FoodChain ID Testing, the global leader in GMO identification, introduces its new FAST ID 96-Well Extraction Kit for isolation of exceptionally pure DNA from a variety of agricultural […]

USDA Touts Superiority of FastID DNA Extraction Kit

The blackberry industry needs a reliable method to ensure trueness-to-type of blackberry products. The objectives of this study were to develop a DNA extraction protocol and SSR-based identification for individually quick-frozen (IQF) ‘Marion’ and ‘Kotata’ whole berries and concentrate and to generate genetic fingerprints for 16 important western blackberry cultivars. The blackberry industry needs a reliable […]

Dr. Heather Secrist Appointed as CEO of FoodChain ID Testing

FoodChain ID Testing NA, Inc. has appointed Dr. Heather Secrist as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Secrist succeeds Bill Thompson who was appointed CEO of Genetic ID Germany. FoodChain ID Testing was founded in 1996 and has been a leader in the development of DNA-based technologies for the detection of genetically modified organisms in crops, food ingredients, and […]

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