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NEW YORK – Neogen this week announced that its NeoSeek genetic test for Shiga toxin-producing strains of Escherichia coli (STEC) has received validation from AOAC. The food safety test, which targets 89 genes for detection and identification of pathogens known to cause human illness, can now be used by countries or companies that must meet US import guidelines.

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