Intertek Presents Latest Research During SOT 2021

March 10, 2021

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, will be presenting during the virtual SOT 2021 event which takes place from March 12-26.

The Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo will offer live, semi-live, and on-demand sessions. Attendees will benefit from 65+ Scientific and Featured Sessions and dedicated virtual networking spaces to connect with peers and service/product providers through the ToxExpo exhibits. 

During the event, Intertek Health, Environmental & Regulatory Services (HERS) expert, Kevin Scaife, Associate, Food & Nutrition, will provide first-hand knowledge of his latest scientific research during the following poster session:

  • Assessment of Alpha-amylase Produced from Bacillus stearothermophilus Using In Silico Methods for Evaluating Pathogenicity and Toxigenicity
    When: Monday, March 22, 1:00 - 2:45 PM | Poster Board No. P266
    About: For centuries, enzymes have been used in food production due to their ability to accelerate biochemical reactions. The U.S. FDA considers the use of alpha-amylase to be Generally Recognized as Safe when produced from a strain of bacteria, Bacillus stearothermophilus (now Geobacillus stearothermophilus) that is non-toxic and would not cause disease. This poster will discuss the key findings of an in silico assessment that was conducted on a G. stearothermophilus strain to evaluate whether this strain would be a suitable source of alpha-amylase for use in food.  

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For Media Information:

Tracy Veale
Global Marketing Manager
T: +1 905 542 2900

For Technical Information:

Kevin Scaife
Associate, Food & Nutrition
T: +1 905 542 2900

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