Global pathogen testing market to surge
Food safety has been a major challenge for countries all over the world. Pathogens, such as E.coli, campylobacter, listeria, salmonella, and several others are linked to various food borne illnesses, which affect several millions people across the globe.
Food borne diseases cause approximately 76 million illnesses, including 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths, in the US annually. Around 17,468 hospitalization cases in 2009 were due to food-borne diseases caused by pathogens. Similar is the case in other regions of the world.
Further, the research firm's team of experts has found several reasons, which have been driving the growth of the industry. One of the important factors is the growth of on-site pathogen testing in the food processing plants.
The on-site pathogen testing provides add on benefits, such as testing of large volumes at a time and also the results are available more quickly. Along with this, several other reasons have been identified and discussed in the report.
Moreover, the research firm's report has segmented the global food testing market into pathogen testing, GMO testing, and end - use segments and have provided the detail study of the investment opportunities in various regions of the country. Besides, the country profiles of several countries have been covered in the report.
The countries covered are the US, Europe, Japan, Canada, India, China, and the Middle East region. The major recent developments and initiatives occurring in these countries have also been included in the report. Most importantly, a detail overview of the regulatory environment has been included in the report.
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