Food Analyses

  • Conclusive detections for healthy food

  • The safety of food with regard to the presence of allergenic substances or microorganisms is a high priority for consumers and producers. Furthermore, the provision of information on the composition of foodstuffs and thus the protection of consumers from fraud is an established statutory right. To maintain confidence in ingredients and ensure safety, CONGEN provides methods of analysis that have been developed based on the current state of the art. CONGEN products can be used with all real-time PCR cyclers available.

  • Allergens

    The SureFood® ALLERGEN product range facilitates the sensitive, specific detection of allergy-triggering ingredients and their quantification.  This service is enhanced by enzymatic detection methods and ELISA.

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  • GMO

    Our extensive SureFood® GMO product range and our GMO service provide rapid, real-time PCR methods for simple screening of genetic control elements and markers, as well as identification and quantification assays.

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  • Microorganisms

    Whether they are time-saving multiplex applications, screening methods or individual detections SureFast® detection methods in the field of microbiology are available as products for use in private laboratories or in the form of a service provided in our S2 laboratory.

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  • Animal Species

    With the  SureFood® ANIMAL respectively  SureFood® FISH product range, CONGEN makes available effective and rapid PCR methods for the qualitative and quantitative detection of various species of animal. The service portfolio also includes the detection of rare mammals and species of fish.

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  • Plants

    In order to uncover product tampering or even botanical impurities or to distinguish between the two, CONGEN has developed specific plant-detection procedures. The technology permits both qualitative detection and quantitative identification using appropriate reference materials.

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  • Water Testing

    Water in the form of drinking water, process or service water, waste water or ground water is subject to many statutory regulations governing quality, cleanliness and purity. To comply with these regulations, CONGEN provides sensitive multiplex and duplex procedures which facilitate rapid analysis and approval.

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  • Veterinary Diagnostics

    Rapid screening methods and specific detections of defined virulence genes to identify zoonotic pathogens are essential to operational monitoring. With products from the  SureFast® range, robust results can be obtained within a short period of time.

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  • Accessories

    The detection methods of CONGEN Biotechnologie GmbH are supplemented by, amongst other things, products for calibrating real-time PCR devices and other PCR reagents. This enables us to provide our customers with optimal conditions for reproducible results.

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  • ServiceLab

    Customer-specific and specialist problems are processed in our service laboratory. As a competence laboratory, CONGEN has developed various detection methods which our customers can access any time they need.

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