Innovation & Leadership in Safety Diagnostic Testing
Charm Sciences a world leader in food safety, water quality and environmental diagnostic tests with a portfolio that includes test kits and systems for antibiotics, veterinary drugs, mycotoxins, pesticides, alkaline phosphatase, pathogens, end-product microbial assessment, allergen control, and ATP hygiene.
Charm Sciences Achieves Independent Validation of First 15 Minute Quantitative Screening Method for Aflatoxin B1
Charm Sciences is pleased to announce that its lateral flow MRLAFMQ test for the Detection of Aflatoxin M1 in raw commingled milk is the first lateral flow test to receive independent third party validation. The peer reviewed report of the validation by Technology and Food Science Unit of the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO-T&V) has been published by the Taylor & Francis Group.
Dutchman Brings 25 years of Food Diagnostics Technology Experience to South East Asia
Dirk van Dam knows food safety diagnostics and technology. For over 25 years, he has worked with food quality diagnostics, including testing kits for Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP), the living cell indicator that something dirty still exists on an otherwise clean-looking surface—essential knowledge for the food industry. Most recently, Van Dam was with MCS in the Netherlands representing, among others, Charm Sciences and their food safety diagnostic tests and equipment.
But then his wife retired. She missed her home and her family in Thailand, and after many heartfelt conversations, the Van Dams decided to move. That is when Charm Sciences stepped in.
Evaluating Microorganism Levels On X-Ray Aprons And Lead Wearables: The Science Of ATP Testing
As hospitals attempt to control transmission of infections (e.g. MRSA and Staph), the Charm PocketSwab Plus swabs and the novaLUM ATP detection system bring realtime, easy-to-use prevention tools directly to healthcare staff members. This blog post reviews how transmission risks are posed to patients and staff via contaminated “high touch, non-critical surfaces,” including X-ray aprons and protective lead wearables.
DONQ2 Lateral Flow Test Receives GIPSA Approval
Charm Sciences announces that USDA-GIPSA has approved Charm’s ROSA DONQ2 Quantitative Test for the detection of 0.5 to 5 ppm DON (vomitoxin) in feed and grain.
Charm Sciences Hosts Executives from Latin America for Dairy Safety Executive Seminar
Two separate delegations of dairy quality executives from Latin America were hosted by Charm Sciences at its Andover, Massachusetts facility in September and October. During their week in the US, the participants discussed interantional systems for dairy safety and chemical residue control, hygiene management, and process verification, and received hands-on technical training in Charm's state-of-the-art facility.
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