Randox Food Diagnostics Reliable Food Safety Screening
Randox Food Diagnostics is a dedicated company responsible for the distribution of Randox drug residue kits, wine testing kits and analysers worldwide. Randox Food Diagnostics incorporates several market-related products dedicated to the food, wine and beverage industries.
Randox Food Diagnostics offers a wide range of food testing products that provide an excellent range of screening tools for detection of antimicrobials, growth promoting hormones and drugs of abuse in animals and foodstuffs. The Randox Food Diagnostics portfolio includes 28 ELISAs and eight multiplex screening platforms. All products are manufactured at a state-of-the-art ISO 13485 accredited manufacturing plant in the UK.
Multi-analyte biochip array technology
Randox Food Diagnostics, using patented Biochip Array technology, offers the world’s only multi-analyte semi-quantitative drug residue analyser, the Evidence Investigator.
The technology works by combining a panel of related tests on a single biochip with a single set of reagents. Only one single undivided sample is used. Sample matrices that can be tested include honey, feed, milk, urine and tissue.
Benefits of biochip array technology:
- Consolidation of testing to provide multiple test results from a single sample
- No requirement for deuterated standards
- Less labour (minimal labour costs could be reduced at least five-fold by employing multiplex biochip arrays)
- Extensive menu of drug residue tests developed
- Same sample preparation method can be applied across a number of our arrays
- Higher throughput (45 samples or 675 tests in under two hours)
- Applicable to multiple matrices
Multi-analyte testing platforms
Randox Food Diagnostics offers an extensive list of testing platforms. Simple sample preparations and excellent limits of detection combine to make these products an impressive multi-analyte testing platform.
Antimicrobial I Plus Array allows for the simultaneous detection of 14 of the most commonly abused sulphonamides and trimethoprim in food production and agriculture industries. Sample preparations are available for milk, tissue, honey, urine and feed.
Antimicrobial II Array includes the detection of six classes of antimicrobial compounds: quinolones, ceftiofur, thiamphenicol, streptomycin, tylosin and tetracycline residues can all be detected using this one testing platform. Sample preparations are currently available for honey, milk, tissue, urine and feed.
Antimicrobial III Array provides a testing platform for nitrofuran compounds AOZ, AMOZ, AHD, SEM, and also chloramphenicol. One single sample preparation can be used and sample analysis performed all in one day due to a rapid 2hr derivatisation step. Sample preparations are currently available for honey, shrimp/prawn samples and milk.
Growth promoter arrays
Growth promoter arrays are available as a rapid urine screen, multiple matrix screen and a synthetic steroids array. The use of growth-promoting hormones in livestock production is either prohibited (European Union) or strongly regulated (e.g. the US, Canada and Australia). Compliance with these regulations is monitored by national monitoring programmes.
The testing platforms for each of the growth promoter arrays include the following compounds:
- β-Agonists (generic)
- Trenbolone and Zeranol
- Gestagens (generic)
Randox Food Diagnostics’ anthelmintics array can detect 25 analytes in total. The use of anthelmintic drugs can greatly improve livestock production; however, effective monitoring is required to ensure residues are not passed into the human food chain.
The extensive test menu includes avermectins, benzimidazoles, amino -benzimidazoles, levamisole, thiabendazole, moxidectin and triclabendazole.
Wine and beverage testing kits
Randox Food Diagnostics also offers a versatile range of kits for the wine, beverage and fermentation industries. These enable rapid and frequent monitoring of the production process and quality control of raw materials and finished products. Our wine and beverage diagnostic test kit range includes ethanol, acetic acid, ammonia, glucose/fructose, lactic acid, malic acid, potassium and total antioxidant status.
Semi-automated analyser for winery laboratories
Our range of kits will soon be expanding to include NOPA, iron, tartaric acid, citric acid, free and total S02 and glycerol. All kits are run on our RX Monza software. The RX Monza is a compact semi-automated analyser for winery laboratories. Performing tests on this high-performance analyser is easy and straightforward, with simple procedures and onboard step by step instructions.
Benefits of Randox wine and beverage kits:
- Confidence – as each kit is manufactured to conform with the requirements of ISO 13485:2003 and the Quality System Regulation as set out in Part 820 of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations
- Reassurance – collectively Randox Food Diagnostics and Randox Laboratories have 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and supplying diagnostic products
- Innovative testing – each kit is manufactured by a research and development team that specialises in regent manufacture
- Versatility – wide test menu available on multiple applications for manual, semi-automated and automated analyser use
Products and Services
Antibiotic Honey Analysis Equipment
Randox Food Diagnostics offers excellent tools for on-site screening of antimicrobials in honey.
Food Safety Equipment
Randox Food Diagnostics is a dedicated company responsible for the distribution of Randox drug residue kits, wine testing kits and analysers worldwide.
Meat Testing Equipment
Randox Food Diagnostics provides reliable and cost-effective screening methods to monitor antimicrobials, growth promoting compounds and anthelmintics in meat products.
Seafood Testing Equipment
Randox Food Diagnostics offers cost-effective screening solutions for food analysis, including a range of aquatic food sources such as fish, prawns and shrimp.
Wine Testing Equipment
Randox Food Diagnostics is a dedicated supplier of high-performance diagnostic kits for the wine, beverage and fermentation industries.
Mycotoxins are a group of naturally occurring toxins produced by certain fungi, commonly known as moulds, which are harmful to humans, domestic animals and livestock.
Randox Food Diagnostics Wine Analysis
Randox Food Diagnostics is a dedicated supplier of high-performance diagnostics kits for the wine, beverage and fermentation industries.
Drug Residue Screening: Reduce Labour, Increase Productivity and Decrease Costs
With nearly 30 years' experience in the market and a dedicated research and development team, Randox Food Diagnostics is committed to the development and manufacture of high-quality and accurate drug residue testing solutions.
RX misano Analyser for Honey Analysis
This whitepaper features a comparative study of glucode / fructose testing in honey with an assay kit applied to the semi-automated analyser RX misano requiring minimal sample preparation.
Using Biochip Array Technology to Detect Nitrofuran Metabolites
From a single sample, biochip array technology (BAT) can simultaneously determine multiple analytes.
Ractopamine was first developed as a treatment for asthma but was never approved according to Consumer Reports. Research later uncovered that when added to animal feed prior to slaughter, ractopamine could increase meat leanness or weight. However, ractopamine is currently banned or resisted in more than 160 nations, including Russia and all EU countries.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics Advances Innovative Testing for Antibiotics and Pesticides at Apimondia 2017
Randox Food Diagnostics has announced it is showcasing advancements in antibiotic and pesticide testing at the 45th Apimondia International Apiculture conference.Read more
The honey industry is quickly becoming an extremely 'buzzy' marketplace. Producers want to ensure that their product meets the industry standards for safety and quality.Read more
Randox Helps Argentinian Honey Producers Meet Fructose and Glucose Content Regulations With New Test
Randox Food Diagnostics has provided a new test for fructose and glucose content for Argentinian honey producers.Read more
Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) and its presence in honey has been firmly embedded into the product's overall quality legislation, exemplified by honey standards of the Codex Alimentarius.Read more
Climate change has been widely reported to be the driving force behind emerging food and feed safety issues worldwide.Read more
Honey is a natural commodity and consumers expect it to be pure and uncontaminated.Read more
Jockey Club Racecourses announced that Randox Health will become the new official partner of the world's greatest race, the Grand National, and the three-day Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, in a five-year deal from April 2017.Read more
Ergot alkaloids have existed as long as crops have been grown, although recognition of the detrimental effects the mycotoxin has on feed and affected animals were not fully explored until recent times.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics and Swiss Quality Testing Services (SQTS) are using the latest technology to yield the best in quality and safety analysis.Read more
Mycotoxins are a group of naturally occurring toxins produced by fungi, commonly known as moulds, which are harmful to humans, domestic animals and livestock.Read more
Apiculture, one of the oldest industries in the world, has undergone a steady evolution.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics has released a new glycerol kit for the accurate detection of polyol compound in wine samples.Read more
Growing worldwide concern about human resistance to antibiotics is driving an increase in drug residue testing in honey products, according to Randox Food Diagnostics.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics has announced the first tranche of roadshows within a major series targeting the honey market this year for antibiotic screening.Read more
Poultry processors struggling to screen accurately for Sulphonamide antibiotics could improve their quality control by testing for each specific compound.Read more
The wait is over for egg and poultry processors seeking a workable solution to screening for Coccidiostats with the welcome news that Randox Food Diagnostics is bringing the first multi-analyte screening test to the market.Read more
As harvest approaches wineries keen to add capacity to analysis and quality control systems have a brand new option, with Randox Food Diagnostics RX Monaco analyser now validated for use on wine.Read more
With the August grape harvest just weeks away, growers concerned about unpredictable seasons will be able to form a more complete picture of nitrogen levels using a new test on the market.Read more
Industry tension surrounding international trade embargoes is creating strong business opportunities for food testing companies according to market leading firm Randox Food Diagnostics. Major meat producers in the US and Brazil have experienced difficulties exporting to Chinese, Russian and European food markets.Read more
During wine making sulphur is used as an essential additive as it plays two important roles as an anti-oxidant (prevents enzymatic browning) and anti-microbial (protects against wine spoilage) preservative in its free form.Read more
Trifluralin has been used in agriculture since 1963 and is a selective pre-emergence dinitroanaline herbicide which is used to control grasses and broad leaf weeds in various tree fruit, nut, vegetable and grain crops.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics has recently released a Zilpaterol ELISA and Zilpaterol only array. Both test for the semi-quantitative determination of Zilpaterol in beef tissue samples.Read more
Antimicrobials are used to kill or prevent the presence of bacteria or viruses that are detrimental to health. They are used in the food production industry to treat infections but also to act as a growth promoting compound.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics is now offering the RX Monza starter package for the wine, beverage and fermentation industries.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics is pleased to release the RX monaco analyser - a fully automated solution for high-quality wine testing.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics is pleased to announce the release of both an Avermectins biochip testing platform (EV3842) and Avermectin ELISA (AV3477).Read more
Biochip array technology provides a testing platform that enables the simultaneous determination of multiple analytes with a single sample.Read more
ELISA screening kits from Randox Food Diagnostics are now available for the rapid detection for a range of antimicrobial and growth promoting compounds in both milk and milk powder.Read more
Enrofloxacin / ciprofloxacin ELISA kits are now available from Randox Food Diagnostics for the detection of growth promoting compounds within food producing animals.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics Provides Cost-Effective and Reliable Analysis of Beverage Antioxidant Activity
The Randox Food Diagnostics Total Antioxidant Status (TAS) kit provides beverage companies with a useful tool to evaluate the phenolic content of their products by measurement of their antioxidant activity.Read more
Beta-lactams are one of the most frequently used families of antibiotics in food producing animals. For consumer protection, maximum residue limits (MRLs) have been set to control the amount of beta-lactams (both penicillins and cephalosporins) residues present in food.Read more
Randox Food Diagnostics is pleased to announce the release of an Anthelmintics testing platform (EV3770).Read more