The food science division of Bio-Rad Laboratories tests for food safety. It has a complete line of solutions for food pathogen testing, including a full menu of real-time PCR test kits for detection of important foodborne pathogens, culture media for nutritive enrichment, and Rapid chromogenic media for easy colony identification for detection of pathogens and enumeration of quality indicators. The company also provides instrument options for low- and high-volume users, including a newly launched automation system.