5 June 2009 - Neogen's Scotland-based European subsidiary has signed a partnership agreement with the Chinese government to research China-specific food safety and plant health issues.
The partnership agreement created a jointly funded laboratory in Beijing.
Testing methods and data developed in this laboratory will be used by more than 30 other labs throughout China.
Neogen develops and markets products dedicated to food and animal safety.
The company's food safety division markets dehydrated culture media, and diagnostic test kits to detect foodborne bacteria, natural toxins, genetic modifications, food allergens, drug residues, plant diseases and sanitation concerns.
Neogen's animal safety division markets a line of diagnostics, veterinary instruments, veterinary pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, disinfectants, and rodenticides.