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The Spotted Lanternfly - An invasive pest
May 01, 2020
As a planthopper, it’s a significant threat to the livelihood of the nursery, landscaping and timber industries, as well as damaging to many plants of agricultural importance, like orchards, grapes, and hops.
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Biosecurity Basics for Facilities
April 10, 2020
Biosecurity has taken center stage in our daily lives. From washing hands to social distancing, basic biosecurity measures are now standard practice.
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COVID-19 in Cats? What does it all mean?
April 06, 2020
A preprint research study has indicated that cats and ferrets may become infected with SARS-nCoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
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Managing Coronavirus in Veterinary Practice
March 27, 2020
The challenge of conducting business during the coronavirus pandemic is putting strains on businesses anywhere.
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Tox Tuesday: Federal guidelines could set the stage for workplace oral fluid testing
January 21, 2020
In recent years, drug tests on oral fluid have been a major topic of discussion, especially in the realm of roadside testing.
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Expert Q&A: Alltech’s John Winchell on mycotoxin management
October 23, 2019

More and more feed and animal producers are realizing the impact on cost of production that even low levels of mycotoxins can have, and what steps must be taken to increase grain value.

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Food safety webinar preview: Listeria results in just one hour
September 18, 2019

Imagine a food processing plant. Operations grind to a halt — there’s been a positive Listeria result. The downtime will be costly, as the team launches into a time-consuming seek-and-destroy and vectoring plan. Each hour that ticks by is one hour of product shelf life.

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Avian flu in Taiwan
August 16, 2019

Disease outbreaks are not unique to the pork industry in the Asian continent. Over the last month, Taiwan’s poultry market has been hit by new highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks.

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Sequencing: The answer to a safer food supply worldwide
August 13, 2019

Sequencing, a useful DNA technology for organism characterization, has received additional recognition as an effective method to identify and subtype food pathogens.

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