WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 19, 2013 - A new test for detecting foodborne Salmonella with the DuPont™ BAX® system has been certified as Performance TestedSM method #081201 by the AOAC Research Institute. This assay uses powerful polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology with real-time detection to deliver fast, accurate results.
REIGATE, UNITED KINGDOM, Mar 3, 2012 – Guar gum is widely used in various food applications such as beverage, bakery, culinary, meat and savoury, dairy and ice cream due to its low cost-in-use and good performance offered to final users. However, there has been an unprecedented surge in demand for guar, which has resulted in substantially higher prices, and food formulators are increasingly looking for alternatives.
NEW CENTURY, USA, Feb 20, 2012 – Pressure within the baking industry for ‘clean labeled’ products has never been greater, yet what constitutes ‘clean labeling’ is not clear cut. The strength of DuPont is in being able to tailor ingredient solutions to help each manufacturer create the cleaner label they want.
ST. LOUIS/AARHUS, Dec 19, 2011 – Solae, the world leader in soy-based ingredients, is leading a four-year €11 million research project – MagPro2Life - funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union (EU) Commission. The main aim of the project is to use smart magnetic particles to extract beneficial components during the processing of food, pharma and feed.
ST. LOUIS, Dec 6, 2011 – The importance of protein in the human body is undeniable. However, the idea of what makes a protein a “quality protein” has not been as easy to determine. A new study from the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry takes a closer look at the criteria for determining the quality of a protein.
WILMINGTON, DE, Oct 17, 2011 – DuPont Qualicon has added over 1,500 patterns to its RiboPrinter® microbial characterization system database, providing pharmaceutical and food companies, public health practitioners and epidemiologists with more of the information they need to identify contaminating bacteria in their production environments.
WILMINGTON, DE, Oct 3, 2011 – DuPont Qualicon has introduced the BAX® System STEC Suite, a trio of real-time PCR assays that enable food processors, reference labs and government labs to rapidly and reliably detect the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) most frequently associated with severe foodborne illness in the United States.
ST. LOUIS, Sep 29, 2011 – Solae’s Sensory Science department recently shared results of their bar Key Sensory Drivers study in a poster session entitled, “Driving Growth in the Nutrition Bar Category: Sensory Characteristics and Consumer Liking for Chocolate-Based Nutrition Bars” at the 9th Annual Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium in Toronto, Canada.
WILMINGTON, DE, Sep 27, 2011 – DuPont Packaging has launched the first in a series of online modeling tools based on its extensive suite of predictive models. The new online tool enables brand owners and packaging converters to evaluate the total cost of flexible packaging that relies on sealing solutions to help protect the contents.
NEU-ISENBURG, GERMANY, May 24, 2011 – Multipeel™ Flow Wrap, an innovative multilayer coextrusion film for resealable tubular bags, is the result of a two-year-long joint development project between the packaging specialists, Südpack (Ochsenhausen, Germany), and the polymer producer, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers.