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Biotech Microbial Platform Lands in the Oil Patch

The oil and gas industry faces real challenges in managing the water used for hydraulic fracturing, drilling operations and enhanced recovery efforts.

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MarketWired

HII Technologies Announces Exclusive Agreement and Commercialization of Hydropath Technology for Oilfield Bacteria Deactivation and Removal

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Financial Post Article

U.S. biotech firm pitches microbe-hunting machine to Calgary’s oil patch

A slab of beef and an oil well wouldn’t appear to have much in common, but U.S. biotech firm Vivione Biosciences Inc. says the same technology used to detect harmful bacteria, like E. Coli, in meat could be big business in the oilpatch.

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Interview

Producing and Selling Premium Biosciences Products

Q&A with Vivione Biosciences Inc., (V.VBI), CEO Kevin Kuykendall

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Vivione Featured on BTV Broadcast November 10th

Vivione Biosciences (VBI:TSX.V) building a better mousetrap in food safety. After six years and 100,000 tests, Vivione determined their revolutionary technology commercially ready

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Food Quality News Magazine Article

Vivione partners with FDA to expand pathogen detection tech

Vivione Biosciences has partnered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand its diagnostic system for detecting bacterial pathogens.

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Interview

Vivione Biosciences set for food safety breakthrough

Q&A with Vivione Biosciences Inc., (V.VBI), CEO Kevin Kuykendall

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Arkansas Business Magazine Articles

Vivione Biosciences In Position for a Big Year

By Mark Carter, Arkansas Business, Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2013 9:41 It's been a good year for Vivione Biosciences of Pine Bluff. This past spring, the RAPID-B technology firm went public and last month, it signed a deal to develop its food-borne pathogen detection kits.

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Arkansas Business Magazine Articles

Vivione Biosciences to Take Over Lab Space at Pine Bluff Arsenal

By Mark Carter, Arkansas Business Tuesday, May. 8, 2012 White Hall – What Jefferson County officials believe will be the first of many high-tech companies to set up shop locally was formally introduced Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Arsenal.

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Kevin Kuykendall, CEO of Vivione Biosciences, Discusses Startup Companies (Exec Q&A)

By Mark Carter, Innovate Arkansas May 7, 2012 – Kevin Kuykendall is the new chief executive at Vivione Biosciences, a Little Rock startup formerly known as Litmus RAPID-B. Vivione has collaborated with the FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research at Jefferson to develop its RAPID-B technology that can be used to detect E. coli, salmonella and other food-borne bacteria much faster than previously possible.

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Other Articles

Vivione Biosciences Donates Lab Equipment to UAPB Fisheries

By Bobbie Crockett, Special to The Commercial – Vivione Bioscience, a Little Rock based bio-technology company, has donated laboratory vent hoods to the Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Vivione Bioscience recently established its Applications Development Laboratory at the Pine Bluff Arsenal, near the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s National Center for Toxicological Research. The company collaborated with several Arkansas state agencies and university resources to develop new food safety technology including NCTR, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and University of Arkansas Center for Food Safety in Fayetteville.

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Biotech Company Annouces Expansion in Jefferson Co.

by Max Seigle, KTHV Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 White Hall - The push to grow needed industry in one Arkansas county gets a boost Tuesday. A Little Rock-based bio-tech company Vivione Biosciences announced expansion plans for Jefferson County, specifically a facility at the Pine Bluff Arsenal. There are some good prospects here, even for some folks who've been part of the draw down at the arsenal. A company representative says she had piles of resumes from arsenal workers.

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Flow Cytometry-Based Pathogen Detection Method-Redux

by Tom Weschler, Food Safety, Market Insights March 28, 2012 – Vivione Biosciences has reintroduced a flow-cytometry-based pathogen detection method called RAPID-B that enables quicker release of end products. I recently spoke with Ted Moskal, president and CSO of Vivione Biosciences, LLC, which has reintroduced the flow cytometry-based pathogen detection method called Rapid-B. Its key advantage over other pathogen detection approaches is rapid results.

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Related Industry News

 

E. coli Fears Prompt Massive Frozen Food Recall

By Kenneth A. Wilhelm, New York Personal Injury Lawyer. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 – New York-based Farm Rich has recalled 196,222 pounds of frozen meals and snacks over fears of E. coli contamination. According to a March 29 CNN news report, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that at least 24 cases of E. coli O121 have been reported across 15 states including New York with at least one linked to the consumption of Farm Rich products. The report states that one-third of those who were sickened were hospitalized, but no deaths were recorded. About 78 percent of those who were sickened are under the age of 22, the report states.

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Number of U.S. Foodborne Illness Cases Stalled: CDC

HealthDay News, Thursday, April 18, 2013 – Progress in reducing foodborne illness in the United States seems to have stalled, health officials reported Thursday. "Every year, we estimate that about 48 million of us – that would be one in six people in the United States – gets sick from eating contaminated food," said Dr. Robert Tauxe, deputy director of the division of foodborne, waterborne and environmental diseases at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Number of U.S. Foodborne Illness Cases Stalled: CDC

E. Coli Fears Prompt Massive Frozen Food Recall