Roka Bioscience Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

WARREN, N.J., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKA), a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens, today reported its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015. Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results: Revenue for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 was $1.5 million compared with $1.5 million for the third quarter of 2014 and $1.5 million for the second quarter… more

Roka Bioscience Announces CFO Transition

WARREN, N.J., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKA), a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced today the appointment of Lars Boesgaard as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Mr. Boesgaard, who joined Roka in 2009 and currently serves as Vice President, Finance and Controller, succeeds Steven Sobieski.  Mr. Sobieski will continue his association with… more

Roka Bioscience to Report Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results on November 11, 2015

WARREN, N.J., Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKA) , a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens,  announced plans to release its financial results for the third quarter of 2015 on November 11, 2015 after the close of the financial markets. Roka Bioscience will also host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Timeon November 11, 2015 to discuss its third… more

Roka Bioscience to Co-Present Industry Webinar on Effective Ways to Improve Your Listeria Environmental Controls

Oct 13, 2015 WARREN, N.J., Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKA), a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens, will be co-presenting a webinar on “Effective Ways to Improve Your Listeria Environmental Control Program.” The webinar will focus on practical, available tools and technologies that can yield an immediate improvement in pathogen control programs. The free one-hour… more

Roka Bioscience to Report Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results On August 13, 2015

WARREN, N.J., Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKA) , a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced plans to release its financial results for the second quarter of 2015 on August 13, 2015 after the close of the financial markets. Roka Bioscience will also host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on August 13, 2015 to discuss its… more

Roka Bioscience to Present at the 2015 Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference

WARREN, N.J., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKA), a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens, today announced that Lars R. Boesgaard, Vice President of Finance, will present at the 2015 Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference on August 12 at 8:35am ET. The conference will be held at Le Parker Meridien in New York. A live webcast of the… more

Roka Bioscience to Present at the 2015 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

WARREN, N.J., Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKA) , a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens, today announced that Paul G. Thomas will present at the 2015 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on February 12 at 3:00pm ET. The conference will be held at The Waldorf Astoria in New York, NY. Roka Bioscience, Inc. A live webcast of… more

USDA Proposes ‘Test-and-Hold’ Policy for Meat and Poultry Products

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011—Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed a “test-and-hold” requirement designed to reduce recalls of unsafe meat and poultry products. Under the proposed requirement, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has the authority to hold questionable products from the market until FSIS test results for adulterants are known. Current procedures request but do not require… more

Senate Passes Sweeping Law on Food Safety

By Gardiner Harris and William Neuman WASHINGTON, November 30, 2010—The Senate passed a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s food safety system on Tuesday, after tainted eggs, peanut butter and spinach sickened thousands of people in the last few years and led major food makers to join consumer advocates in demanding stronger government oversight. The legislation, which passed by a vote of 73 to 25, would greatly strengthen the Food… more

Senator Feinstein Introduces Legislation to Protect Consumers from Harmful Food Pathogens

Bill reforms nation’s food inspection system Washington, D.C. -Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today introduced legislation to require that food producers take responsibility for keeping food free from harmful pathogens. The bill would amend the Poultry Products Inspection Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the sale of any food that has not been certified to be… more