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The AOAC Research Institute, the approval body for all U.S. food safety tests, has certified Vacci-Test's FoodChek™-E.Coli as a Performance TestedSM method for detecting E.coli O157 in raw ground beef.

Vacci-Test Receives U.S. Approval for FoodChek™-E.Coli Test

Calgary, Alberta, Canada | Posted on June 26th, 2009

This extremely rapid and accurate new test is seen as a technological breakthrough for meat-processors. This approval clears the way for FoodChek™-E.Coli to be sold as a certified food safety test in the United States and internationally.

Fifty times more sensitive than PCR methods, FoodChek™-E.Coli is revolutionizing the industry and setting the new standard for accuracy and speed in food safety testing. By utilizing magnetic nanotechnology and an inexpensive easy-to-use magnetic reader, FoodChek™-E.coli provides the most sensitive and quantitative result in a fraction of the time required by conventional testing.

Dr. Richard J. Flanagan, Chief Scientific Officer, said "We have now received confirmation that our state-of-the-art technology can easily be implemented in routine food safety testing. We also know that its extraordinary sensitivity will provide highly accurate results in much shorter testing times,enabling meat-processors to quickly and confidently release products into the marketplace with less likelihood of product recalls."

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About Vacci-Test
Vacci-Test is a privately held Canadian corporation based in Calgary, Alberta that specializes in the development and commercialization of proprietary food safety tests, based on magnetic nanotechnology, for the rapid, accurate detection and quantitative measurement of pathogens in food.

ABOUT AOAC

The AOAC Research Institute, a subsidiary of AOAC International (www.aoac.org), is an independent non-profit corporation whose stated purpose is to promote and carry out activities related to the development, improvement, and understanding of analytical practices and procedures affecting public health and welfare.

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Vacci-Test Corporation
Suite 1005, 550 - 11th Ave S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2R 1M7

Telephone: (403) 269- 9424
Canada Toll Free: 1-877-298-0208
Fax: (403) 263-6357

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