CIBUS TEC is among the most innovative food technology exhibitions and a complete showcase of the best solutions from ingredients to processing technologies, from packaging to logistics for all segments of the food and beverage industry.
Technology has changed and improved our lives. Zeulab has developed a new system for antibiotics testing that allows to make quick providing decisions in real time. Providing a better management of milk and improvements in production processes.
The control of pathogens in foodstuffs is a major point in food safety. Testing laboratories and food companies have to perform diagnostic tests in order to detect contamination in any stage of the production chain of foodstuffs.
Does the food legislation allow a pathogen test in a food production plant?
Recent cases of food poisoning (in 2019) due to Salmonella and Listeria show that appeared in the media have highlighted the importance of the control and analysis of pathogens (Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella) and the consequences for consumers and companies in the food sector. They have been serious cases, like 5 dead from eating sandwiches in the hospital in the UK, 5 dead by consuming trout and smoked salmon or French Government stopped the production of a cheese company after finding Listeria in their products.
The new MicroLab device can detect the presence of Salmonella or Listeria in food samples in a simple and safe manner. The new system integrates all the assay steps into a single disposable device. It facilitates and speeds up the results while minimizing production losses in case of contamination.
This Prize is intended to award the companies that have been recognized for their support to research, innovation or knowledge transfer in Aragón.
Pilar Alegría, Innovation Advisor, Research and University of the Aragon Government, was responsible for awarding the private sector granting the prize to Zeulab. Luis Mata, our Technical Director received the award at the Caixaforum building in Zaragoza.
At Zeulab we think that cooperation, solidarity and development must be the three pillars in our business philosophy. For this reason, for years, we have been collaborating with different NGOs transmitting our commitment to eradicate the inequalities and mobilize consciousness as well.
Zeulab has carried out a CSR campaign with the Vicente Ferrer Foundation during 2017. The campaign consisted in assigning 1€ to the Foundation for each Explorer kit sold in the last year. The entire amount was donated for improving the education quality in India, for children with cerebral palsy in Kuderu (the Foundation’s Centre in India).
Good allergens management is not possible without bearing in mind the staff, from the top official, the staff which produce the alimentary products, cleaners to the visitors. We must mainly take care of two aspects: an adequate training in allergens and a good hygiene.