Qiagen Bolsters Food Testing Business with PCR Assays from Germany's IFP | GenomeWeb

Qiagen said today that it has signed an agreement to acquire a portfolio of PCR-based food safety tests from the Institute for Product Quality, or IFP, a Berlin-based provider of food analysis products and services.

The move will allow Qiagen to offer a full range of products, including sample processing and testing, for food testing applications, and is expected to strengthen Qiagen's Applied Testing unit, which counts food testing among its business segments, the company said.

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