NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Microbiology and life science company Hygiena announced today that it will acquire DuPont's global food safety diagnostics business.

The acquisition includes all of DuPont Diagnostics' business assets, including the BAX foodborne pathogens and spoilage organisms testing platform; the RiboPrinter contaminating organism differentiation and identification system; BAX- and RiboPrinter-associated test kits; a sales, R&D, and manufacturing organization; and in-house production capacity.

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