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UN award for Israeli contaminated food test

The United Nations Organization for Industrial Development has awarded Israel’s Yarok Technology Transfer the International Award 2017 for “Innovative Ideas and Technology on Agribusiness”.  Yarok has developed a fast method for testing food for dangerous bacteria. https://www.israel21c.org/yarok-food-safety-system-wins-un-innovation-award/ https://www.yaroktt.com/copy-of-20170510-un-award

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Detecting toxins in food

Israel’s Inspecto (reported here previously) has developed a nanotechnology device to detect contaminated food. It has partnered with food producing giant Strauss but it is also useful to farmers, supermarkets and regulators. Co-founder Yair Moneta explained further on I24 News. … Continue reading

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Detecting unsafe food

I have reported previously (see here) on several Israeli startups that have developed devices to detect contaminated food. Here is another – Inspecto can be used at any point in the supply chain and displays its results in real time. … Continue reading

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Israel gets speedy results

Israeli biotech TACount has developed a fast new test for harmful bacteria in food. The old method using petri-plates takes up to several days. TACount’s five-minute test would save the lives of many of the hundreds of millions of people … Continue reading

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Device to test liquids for bacteria infections

(Thanks to Israel21c) The Bactusense optical biosensor uses silicon-based microchips to trap bacteria from any liquid. Developed by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Israel’s Technion, the device is now licensed to Israeli venture capital company Capitalnano. http://israel21c.org/environment/is-your-food-and-water-contaminated/

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