Bio-Rad Laboratories has announced it will host a Lunch and Learn next Friday, Sept. 12, during the Annual Educational Conference of the Arkansas Association for Food Protection (AAFP) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), to be held in Fayetteville, AR. A Bio-Rad associate will present cost-effective methods for threshold detection of Salmonella from carcass rinses by direct PCR without enrichment, and for detection of Salmonella from food after a single 8-hour enrichment.

For more information on the Lunch and Learn event, contact Mike Clark, Bio-Rad's market development manager, at For a detailed meeting agenda or to register for the AAFP-ASM Annual Educational Conference, visit