BioFront Technologies has announced that UK’s Biorex Food Diagnostics has appointed the company as its USA distributor for its food safety diagnostic platform. Biorex products include an extensive range of antibiotics, mycotoxins, hormones and beta-agonists. Biorex customers in the UK and around the globe will also have access to Biofront’s comprehensive Food Allergen test kit line including Gluten, Peanuts, Treenuts, Egg, Lupin, Milk, Soy, Seeds and Shellfish. These enzyme-linked immuno-sorbent assay (ELISA) kits have been designed to accurately detect and quantify trace amounts food allergens in complex food matrices and surface rinses.

Jason Robotham Ph. D, president of BioFront Technologies, said: “Many of our food allergen customers also perform routine tests for analytes that Biorex detect, and for our US customers, this will make it easier for them to access our Fapas reference materials and PT services for these same analytes, thus ensuring the highest quality standards and confidence in analytical performance.”

The Biorex antibiotic kit line encompasses tests for Chloramphenicol, Nitrofuran metabolites, Quinolones, Streptomycin, Sulfonamides, Tetracycline and Tylosin; all of which have fast assay times, low detection limits and simple sample preparations. Mycotoxin kits offered by Biorex include Aflatoxin and Ochratoxin, with a hormonal kit portfolio including Diethylstilbestrol, Zeranol, Trenbolone, Clenbuterol, Ractopamine and a broad spectrum Beta-agonist kit capable of detecting 11 compounds. Biorex kits can be used in a wide number of sample matrices including honey, seafood (prawns), urine, milk, feed, nuts and dried fruit.

Dr Morteza Afrasiabi, Managing Director of Biorex Food Diagnostics commented “These complimentary ELISA based products, which will be available as a result of this exciting new partnership will enable testing laboratories and food producers across the globe to assess exceptional analytical performance in food, feed and animal health.”

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