eNewsletter March 2017

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Newsletter March 2017

MARCH 1, 2017
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9 Famous People Supposedly Killed by Food or Drink


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Whether it's an innocuous-seeming cherry or the more obvious culprit of wine, food and drink have been blamed for the deaths of various notable figures over the years. In the interests of public safety, here are 10 unusual eating-and-drinking-related deaths and the ingredients that are to blame. Don't be surprised if this makes dinner seem much more ominous.

Read more.

Save Even More on Our Best Selling Sanitizers with 15% Off Our Regular Discounted Prices! 


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Alpet D2 Surface Sanitizer for Food Contact Surfaces (Best Sanitizers)

Alpet D2 is a ready-to-use, no-rinse alcohol/quat sanitizer for food contact surfaces and disinfectant for non-food contact surfaces. Works where normal sanitizers cannot. No rinsing or dilution is required. Evaporative. 60 second dwell time. Non corrosive. Ideal for water sensitive equipment and areas.

Benefits include:

  • 58% IPA/quat formula
  • Kills 99.999% of 9 tested pathogens as a food contact surface sanitizer, including Escherichia coli and E.coli O157:H7, Salmonella enterica serotype Choleraesuis and Salmonella typhimurium, Listeria monocytogenes and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • NSF listed and Environmental Protection Agency registered
  • Kosher, Pareve and Halal Certified

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Please enter the promotional code MN0317 into the "Promo Code" box during checkout and the sale price will be applied. Order online using the link above. You can also call in the order at 800-328-8378 or fax the order to 609-584-8388.

Sterile Specimen Cups for Only 14¢ and
16¢ Each! 


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Sterile Screw Cap Specimen Cup
(Parter Medical)

•     4 oz. (120 mL) sterile (validated       gamma irradiation)
•     Optically clear polypropylene
      with white cap
•     Leak resistant with paper
      sterility tab and label
•     Wide 2” (53 mm) opening and
      3.1” (80 mm) high
•     Molded-in graduation markings        on three sides
•     Ships from east and west coast warehouses

TIP: these come in an efficient case of 300 cups.

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Please enter the promotional code MN0217B into the "Promo Code" box during checkout and the sale price will be applied. Order online using the link above. You can also call in the order at 800-328-8378 or fax the order to 609-584-8388.

Save an Unbelievable 65% Off of Our Regular Prices. That’s a savings of $19.32 - $22.83 Each! 



Certified™ Digital Jumbo Display Thermometer (Control Co.)

Complete with
Certificate of Conformance at this price! 

Brand new top quality inventory.       

Dual display for in-outdoor temperature
Bottle probe contains non-toxic glycol
Dual outdoor temperature alarm settings
Max/Min temperature memory
°C / °F exchange
Waterproof sensor

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Please enter the promotional code MN0217 into the "Promo Code" box during checkout and the sale price will be applied. Order online using the link above. You can also call in the order at 800-328-8378 or fax the order to 609-584-8388.

World Health Organization: 10 facts on food safety


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The great majority of people will experience a foodborne disease at some point in their lives. This highlights the importance of making sure the food we eat is not contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses, toxins and chemicals.

Food can become contaminated at any point during production, distribution and preparation. Everyone along the production chain, from producer to consumer, has a role to play to ensure the food we eat does not cause diseases.

Read more.

What's Your Beer IQ?


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There’s more to beer than simply popping open a can, kicking back, and enjoying - although we do admit that it is really enjoyable! In reality, beer has a rich history and a lot of (delicious) varieties. The beverage has its own terminology and following of devout connoisseurs.

And let’s face it, there’s a lot to know about beer. Put your knowledge to the test with this fun and challenging quiz.

Please take this quiz responsibly.

Any food business with a HACCP or HARPC plan should have a Food Allergen Management plan


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AllergenControl™ Lateral Flow Device (LFD)
Detection Kits

These kits have unique benefits 

  • Added security of Competitive line to prevent false negatives.
  • Avoid waste. Kits are available for either environmental surface tests or food product tests. Buy only what you need. Available in packs of 10 or 25.
  • Doesn’t need refrigeration – store between 36° to 77°F (2° to 25°C).
  • Simple to use – no reconstitution of reagents – simply extract and run.
  • Wide range of kits available for specificity. Overall, 48 kits are available.
  • Samples are tested against supplied known controls.
  • Heat-stable protein allergens are detected.
  • Sample trial kit available upon request.
  • Ask about our Custom Competitive Pricing™.

Request your FREE sample trial kit.




Not-So-Famous Firsts: Food Packaging Edition


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Have you ever wondered why Chinese carry-out is packaged in those wire-handled boxes? The iconic little folded box with a handle wasn't originally designed with Moo Goo Gai Pan in mind. Or who came up with the idea of squeezing a dollop of ketchup into a foil packet?

Read on for answers to these and other pressing questions...


In this issue



FREE Thinking
Emoji Mug

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Yours FREE with every order of $200 or more

Express yourself with this premium-sized ceramic coffee mug. Tells everyone your still thinking even on coffee break! With its large easy-to-grip handle, steady base, and hefty 14 oz. capacity, this mug allows for comfortable sipping and contemplating, in the lab, at home or the office. Dishwasher & microwave safe, it's easy to clean and for reheating.
    • Strong ceramic
    • Microwave & dishwasher safe
    • Holds 14 oz.

FREE with every order of $200 or more. Hurry – while supplies last!

Click here for details!

Please include the Gift Code WS0317when placing an order via website, phone or fax.
When ordering on the website place this Gift Code in the "Notes/Instruction" field at check out (and not in the "Promo Code" box).




Weber Scientific will be attending and presenting many new and exciting products at these upcoming industry shows.

Be sure to stop by and visit with us.

ASBC LABS Meeting -

March 10, 2017
University of the Sciences,
600 S. 43rd St., Philadelphia, PA

ASBC Southeast LABS Meeting
March 16, 2017
Highland Brewing Co.,
Asheville, NC

New England Craft Brew Summit
March 31, 2017
University of Southern Maine,
Portland, ME

2017 All Star Convention
March 22-26, 2017
Westin Mission Hills Resort,
Rancho Mirage, CA

PROFood Tech
(PackExpo, Anuga, IDFA)
April 4-6, 2017 - Booth No. 2726
McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL


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Take the Quiz!





Request the 2016-17 Product Catalog

2016-17 COVER-NLT.jpgOur 2016-17 specialized 265-page Buyer's Guide is dedicated to dairy, food and water testing. Inside, you'll find many exclusive and hard-to-find items, not to mention other great reasons to go with Weber:

  • Heavily discounted prices without any of the hassle
  • Free freight upgrades and expedited service at our expense--not yours
  • No-nonsense 100% Satisfaction Guarantee so you can order with complete confidence

Request your 2016-17 catalog today!



Dwuana Brown
Customer Service Supervisor

Weber Scientific can special order, promptly and at a competitive price, just about any item, large or small, that you might need for your laboratory.
Simply call (800) 328-8378 or

email info@weberscientific.com

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