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Global Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics Industry

  • March 2015
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Food Residue Testing, Environmental Residue Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 112 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
BioControl Systems, Inc.
bioMérieux SA
Charm Sciences, Inc.
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

Table Of Contents

Global Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
A. Food Residue Testing I-3
B. Environmental Residue Testing I-3
C. Food Microbiology Testing I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Outlook II-1
Current and Future Analysis II-1
Market Resilience to Economic Volatility II-2

2. FOOD SAFETY TESTING: TRENDS AND ISSUES II-3
Overview II-3
Globalization Injects Universal Demand for Food Diagnostics II-3
Growing Significance in Developing Nations II-4
Food Contract Labs to Outdo Food Plant Labs II-4
Increased Focus on Microbial Pathogens II-5
Table 1: Global Pathogen Testing Market (2013): Percentage
Volume Share Breakdown by Pathogen - E.coli, Listeria,
Salmonella and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 2: Global Pathogen Testing Market by Method of Testing
(2013): Percentage Breakdown for Culture, Immunochemical and
Molecular Methods (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Comparison of Food-Borne Pathogen Testing Methods II-7
Real-time PCR/qPCR Technologies - Fundamental in Food
Microbiology Testing II-7
qPCR Application in Food Microbiology: Study of Select Micro
-Organisms by Target Gene and Food Substrate II-9
Demand for Innovative PCR-based Systems Gain Momentum II-10
Increasing Prominence of Separation Technologies in Food
Analytics II-10
Food Residue Testing Gaining Ground II-11
Advancements in Microbial Testing Driving Growth in the Market II-12
Rapid Tests Transfiguring Industrial Testing II-14
Rapid and Automated Tests: Attractive Solution for Food
Processors II-15
Novel and Tested Products and Technologies to Spur Growth II-15
SERS Technique - An Alternative to PFGE II-16
Multiplexing - A New Trend for Food Pathogen Testing II-17
Liquid Chromatography Gains Space in Food Safety Testing II-17
Non-O157 STEC Pathogens: Focus of Testing Companies II-17
Nanotechnology in Food Testing II-18
Biosensors to Become Integral to Food Safety Testing II-18
List of Select Commercially Available Biosensors for Food
Analysis II-19
Automation Gains Momentum II-19
Smart Labels and Tags Gains Significance II-19
Poultry Industry Embraces Rapid Microbiological Testing
Technologies II-20
Opportunities for Genetic and Microbiological In Vitro
Diagnostics II-20
Mycotoxin: A High Grade Food Contaminant II-21
List of Common Mycotoxins and its Effect on Health II-21
A Review of Select Techniques for Mycotoxin Analysis II-21
Role of RT-ddPCR Techniques for Quantitating RNA Viruses in
Water Samples II-22
Key Issues II-23
Food Diagnostics - The Legislative Perspective II-23
Food Industry's Growing Threat: Genetically Modified
Organisms (GMOs) II-23
Global Companies Resist Standardization of Testing Procedures II-24
Technical and Cost Related Hurdles Hamper the Microbiology
Testing Market II-24
Test Kits Remain Insufficient for Detecting All Allergens II-24
Available Test Kits at External Laboratories by Allergen II-25
Ban on Antibiotics Fuel Food Residue Testing II-25
Herbicide Resistant Genetically Engineered Plants Pose Problem II-26
Challenges Facing the Environmental Testing Market II-26
Competitive Scenario II-27
Noteworthy Transactions in Food and Environmental Testing
Market (2012-2014) II-28
Competition Intensifies in Food Diagnostics Market II-29
Table 3: Leading Players in the Global Food Safety Testing
Products Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
for 3M, bioMerieux SA, Neogen Corporation Thermo-Fisher,
Inc., and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

3. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-31
Growing Need for Standardization of Pesticide Residue Testing II-31
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) II-31
REACH II-32
HACCP II-32
Advantages of HACCP II-32
Codex Alimentarius Commission Agreement for Pre-Market GMO
Testing II-33
FAO and WHO Propose New Recommendations II-34
Europe Enforces New Regulatory Framework for Food Contact
Materials II-34
European Union Policy on GMOs - Stringent Directives II-35
Regulation (EC) 1829/2003 on Genetically Modified Organisms II-35

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-36
Segment Review II-36
Microbiology Testing II-36
Food Microbiological Tests II-36
Top Ten Pathogens Attributed to Food Borne Diseases II-36
Table 4: Pathogens Attributed to Most Food Borne Diseases
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37
Pathogen Testing II-37
Food Residue Testing II-37
Antibiotic Testing II-38
Mycotoxin Testing II-38
Environmental Residue Testing II-39
Major Environmental Effects of Agricultural Activities II-39

5. GMO TESTING II-40
GMO Testing of Seed, Grain, Feed, and Food II-40
Protein Analysis II-41
DNA Analysis II-41
PCR Testing Recognized as Most Rigorous, Sensitive, and
Accurate Technique Worldwide II-41
Applications II-41
Herbicide Tolerance GMO Tests II-42
Benefits of Herbicide Tolerance GMO tests II-42
Disadvantages of Herbicide Tolerance GMO tests II-42

6. REVIEW OF SELECT TECHNOLOGIES FOR AGRICULTURAL AND
ENVIRONMENTAL DIAGNOSTICS II-43
A. Mycotoxin Testing II-43
Source of Toxins, and Prevention and Management of
Mycotoxicosis II-43
Research to Control Mycotoxin Contamination of Agricultural
Products II-43
B. Pesticide Residue Testing II-44
Analytical Techniques for Pesticide Residues in Food II-44
Sample Preparation II-44
Extraction II-44
Cleanup or Isolation II-45
Determination-Chromatograph Separation II-45
Gas Chromatography (GC) Separations II-45
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Separations II-46
Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) Separations II-47
Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC) Separations II-47
Determination-Detection II-47
Gas Chromatography Detectors II-47
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Detectors II-48
Accurate Detection Possible through Advanced Techniques II-48
Immunoassay Method II-49
Advantages II-49
Drawbacks II-49
Potential Role of Immunoassay II-49
C. Microbiology Testing II-50
Microbiological Tests on Packaged Vegetables, Salads and
Fresh-Cut Fruits II-50
Nucleic Acid Analysis II-51
Rapid Hygiene Testing II-51

7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS/ APPROVALS II-52
Charm Sciences Obtains Independent Third-Party Validation for
Lateral Flow MRLAFMQ Test II-52
Charm Sciences Gains USDA-GIPSA Approval for ROSA DONQ2
Quantitative Test II-52
Romer Labs Gains PTM Certification for RapidChek® Listeria
NextDayâ„¢ Test System II-52
Eurofins Unveils rapidust® On-Site Test System II-52
Envirologix Introduces Fumonisin Flex Test II-52
Neogen Obtains NPIP Approval for Rapid Test for Salmonella
Detection II-52
Romer Labs Gains AOAC-RI Approval for AgraStrip Gluten G12
Test and AACCI for AgraQuant® Gluten G12 Test II-52
Charm Science Receives ILVO-TandV Belgium Validation for ROSA
QUAD Test II-53
Romer Labs Introduces AgraStrip TraitChek eCry3.1Ab Lateral
Flow Tests II-53
Romer Labs Obtains USDA-GIPSA Approval for AgraStrip® Total
Aflatoxin Quantitative WATEX Test Kit II-53
Charm Sciences Gains USDA-GIPSA Approval for ROSA WET-S5
Aflatoxin Quantitative Test II-53
VICAM Launches Afla-V® AQUA™ Aflatoxin Testing Solution II-53
RANDOX Introduces New OXYTETRACYCLINE ELISA Test II-53
DuPont Nutrition and Health Releases DuPont™ BAX® System Assay II-53
VICAM Rolls Out New Afla M1-Vâ„¢ Lateral Flow Strip Test II-53
3M Food Safety Obtains First AOAC Official Methods of Analysis
Validation for 3Mâ„¢ Petrifilmâ„¢ Salmonella Express System II-54
BioControl Systems Gains Health Canada Approval for Assurance
GDS® Listeria Monocytogenes Tq II-54
Neogen Obtains AOAC Approval for DNA-Definitive ANSR® for
Salmonella II-54
3M Food Safety Gains AOAC-PTM Approval for 3Mâ„¢ Petrifilmâ„¢
Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate II-54
IDEXX Gains AFNOR NF Validation for Enterolert®-DW and Quanti-
Tray® II-54
Neogen Releases NeoFilmâ„¢ Microbial Tests II-54
BioControl Systems Obtains Health Canada Approval for
Assurance GDS® E. coli O157:H7 Tq II-54
BioControl Receives AOAC Approval for Assurance GDS® for E.
coli O157:H7 Tq II-55
BioControl Systems Obtains AOAC-PTM Certification for
Assurance GDS® Salmonella Tq mEHEC Enrichment Method II-55
Romer Labs® and ifp Introduces New AgraQuant® F.A.S.T. II-55
Waters Corp. Unveils Myco6in1+ Column II-55
Neogen Unveils New Test Rhizoctonia spp. II-55
Thermo Fisher Unveils New Pesticide Analyzer II-55
Neogen Develops Testing for Gliadin and Sesame II-55
AB SCIEX Introduces DCD Testing Method II-55
PPD Expands Testing Service for Infectious Diseases II-56
PASS Unveils Complete Fish Testing Services II-56
Neogen Introduces Veratox® Test Kit for Fumonisin II-56
Neogen Introduces Reveal Q+ for Aflatoxin Green Test II-56
IDEXX Introduces Schmallenberg Ab Test II-56
VICAM Launches Innovative DON-NIV WB Immunoaffinity Column II-56
Neogen Introduces New Testing for Ochratoxin, T-2 and HT-2 Toxins II-56
bioMerieux Introduces VIDAS® UP Listeria Food Safety Testing
Solution II-56
Neogen Introduces ANSRâ„¢ Test to Detect Listeria II-57
Neogen Introduces ANSRâ„¢ for Salmonella Test II-57
Agdia Unveils New PCR Assay for Pospiviroids Detection II-57
3M Develops New Food Microbiology Testing Device for Beverages II-57

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-58
Eurofins Opens New Microbiology Laboratory in the US II-58
Neogen Buys Beijing Anapure BioScientific II-58
Silliker Acquires DMG MicroLabs II-58
Intertek Takes Over ScanBi Diagnostics II-58
Eurofins to Acquire SF Analytical Labs II-58
Merieux NutriSciences Purchases Kalite Sistem Laboratories Group II-58
Neogen Takes Over BioLumix II-58
FHRAI and HRAWI Opens Non-Commercial Food Testing Lab II-58
Merieux NutriSciences Acquires Controlling Interest in Sino
Analytica II-59
Eurofins to Acquire Analytical Technology II-59
Eurofins Acquires ViraCor-IBT Laboratories II-59
Eurofins Rebuilds Microbiology, Chemistry and Soil Testing
Laboratory in New Zealand II-59
Bureau Veritas Acquires Andes Control II-59
ALS Takes Over Kingmoor Technical Services II-59
Intertek Inaugurates New UKAS Accredited Food Testing Laboratory II-59
Eurofins Acquires Omegam II-59
Eurofins Takes Over KBBL II-59
Bureau Veritas Acquires Maxxam Analytics II-60
Eurofins Acquires Controlling Stake in Agrisearch Services II-60
SGS Takes Over MIS Environmental and MIS Testing II-60
IDEXX Laboratories Acquires Madasa do Brasil II-60
ATS Labs Acquires Microcheck II-60
China Health Labs and Diagnostics Bags Order to Supply Food
Safety Systems II-60
Neogen Acquires Scidera Genomics II-60
Evans Analytical Group Takes Over Wildlife International II-60
Eurofins Scientific Acquires Majority Interest in GCL/
Fundación Chile II-61
Eurofins Scientific Acquires Laboratorium Zeeuws- Vlaanderen II-61
Mettler and Thermo Fisher Partners to Offer Water Testing II-61
Microbac Laboratories Takes Over Hill Engineering II-61
Eurofins Acquires mgt-LabMark and ELS II-61
Eurofins Acquires New Zealand Laboratory Services II-61
Eurofins Acquires ALAC II-61
Eurofins Acquires Envirocontrol and LabCo II-61
Microbac Laboratories Takes Over Pocono Environmental
Laboratories II-62
ALS Acquires Milana, a Danish Environmental Testing Laboratory II-62
Eurofins Scientific Buys Majority Stake in Viljavuuspalvelu Oy II-62
Metabolon Renews Agreement with Syngenta II-62
Metabolon Acquires Lipomics II-62
PerkinElmer Inks Partnership with Macrogen II-62
Tyrian Terminates Agreement with Bayer II-62
EPA Selects Eurofins Eaton for Testing of Water Quality II-62
bioMerieux Obtains International Approval for VITEK® 2 Compact
GP Card II-63
LGC Acquires Bio Senate II-63
Romer Labs Diagnostic Acquires Assets of Strategic Diagnostics II-63
Charles River Laboratories Acquires Accugenix II-63
Phenomenex Acquires Wibby Environmental II-63
Environmental Scientifics Group Acquires Waterwise Technology II-63
Eurofins Takes Over MWH Laboratories II-63
SGS Acquires Vitrology II-63
Enerlabs Acquires Zalco Laboratories II-63
Agenix Acquires Tyrian Diagnostics II-64
Eurofins Takes Over Air Toxics II-64
Eurofins Takes Over Frontier Global Sciences II-64
Microbac Acquires NorthEastBioanalytical Laboratories II-64
Eurofins Acquires Nihon Kankyo II-64
Edwards Analytical Opens Microbiological Testing Plant II-64

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-65
3M Company (US) II-65
BioControl Systems, Inc. (US) II-65
bioMerieux SA (France) II-66
Charm Sciences, Inc. (US) II-67
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (US) II-67
Neogen Corporation (US) II-67
PerkinElmer, Inc. (US) II-68
R-Biopharm AG (Germany) II-68
Romer Labs® Diagnostic GmbH (Austria) II-69
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (US) II-69
Life Technologies Corporation (US) II-70
VICAM LP (US) II-71
Testing Service Providers II-71
BioControl Systems, Inc. (US) II-71
Eurofins Scientific S.E. (Belgium) II-72
Evans Analytical Group LLC (US) II-72
Intertek Group plc. (UK) II-73

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-74
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 6: World Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 7: World 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics Market by Product
Segment II-77
Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Food
Residue Diagnostics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 9: World Historic Review for Food Residue Diagnostics by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 10: World 14-Year Perspective for Food Residue
Diagnostics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Environmental Testing by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 12: World Historic Review for Environmental Testing by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 13: World 14-Year Perspective for Environmental Testing
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Food Microbiology Testing by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 15: World Historic Review for Food Microbiology Testing
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 16: World 14-Year Perspective for Food Microbiology
Testing by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Market Trends and Issues III-1
Opportunities Stem from Growing Testing Volumes III-1
Food Safety Monitoring Goes Wireless III-1
Contract Food Laboratories Benefit from FSMA Legislation III-2
Tackling the Burden of Food Borne Illnesses III-2
List of Select Food Microbiological Outbreaks in the US:
2004-2013 III-3
Table 17: Food Recalls in the US (2013): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Number of Food Recalls by Known/Undeclared
Pathogens - Extraneous Material, Listeria Monocytogenes,
Processing Defect, Salmonella, STEC, Unknown Allergens,
Unknown Substances and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-3
Microbiology Tests Multiply III-4
Table 18: Microbiological Food Safety Tests in the US
(2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Tests by
Segment - Routine Tests and Pathogen Tests Segment
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Mycotoxin Plague Threatens Food Safety in the Country III-4
The Dangers of Antibiotics - A Major Cause for Concern for
Meat Industry III-5
Regulatory Environment III-6
Regulatory Agencies involved in Food Safety Testing III-6
Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) III-6
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) III-7
Mycotoxin Regulations III-8
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) III-8
Various Surveillance Systems Working Towards Food Safety III-8
Food Net Surveillance Network III-9
PulseNet III-9
The National Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) III-9
In-House Testing More Frequent than Testing in Outside
Laboratories III-9
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) III-10
Major Regulations III-10
A Historic Perspective of the Food Safety Regulations in
the US III-10
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) III-11
US and Canada Streamline Regulations for Agricultural and
Food Industries III-12
Foreign Supplier Verification Programme (FSVP) III-12
The TBT and SPS Agreements III-12
Product Launches/Approvals III-13
Strategic Corporate Developments III-16
Focus on Select Key Players III-19
B.Market Analytics III-25
Table 19: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 20: The US Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 21: The US 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

2. CANADA III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Current and Future Analysis III-28
Food Safety Testing in Canada III-28
CFIA: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency III-29
Pesticide Residue Monitoring in Canada III-29
Monitoring Programs III-30
Sampling Strategy for National Surveillance III-30
Product Approvals III-31
Strategic Corporate Development III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 22: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment -
Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 23: Canadian Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 24: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

3. JAPAN III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Current and Future Analysis III-35
Strategic Corporate Development III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 25: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment -
Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 26: Japanese Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 27: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

4. EUROPE III-39
A.Market Analysis III-39
Current and Future Analysis III-39
Strong Growth on Cards for European Food Safety Testing Market III-39
Regulatory Framework for Food Contact Materials III-40
Basic Regulatory Principles III-40
Regulations on GMO Crops III-40
Status of Ban of GMO Corps in Select European Countries III-41
Regulation (EC) 1829/2003 on Genetically Modified Organisms III-42
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 28: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 29: European Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 30: European 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 31: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment -
Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 32: European Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 33: European 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

4a. FRANCE III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Current and Future Analysis III-49
Product Launch III-49
Strategic Corporate Development III-49
Biomerieux SA - A Key Player III-49
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 34: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 35: French Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 36: French 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4b. GERMANY III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Current and Future Analysis III-54
Strategic Corporate Development III-54
R-Biopharm - A Key German Player III-54
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 37: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 38: German Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 39: German 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

4c. ITALY III-58
Market Analysis III-58
Table 40: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 41: Italian Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 42: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Current and Future Analysis III-61
On-Site Testing - A Threat or an Opportunity? III-61
Focus on Individual Capabilities Increases III-61
Product Launches III-62
Strategic Corporate Developments III-62
Intertek Group Plc. - Key Player III-63
B.Market Analytics III-64
Table 43: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 44: The UK Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 45: The UK 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

4e. SPAIN III-67
Market Analysis III-67
Table 46: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 47: Spanish Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 48: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

4f. RUSSIA III-70
Market Analysis III-70
Table 49: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 50: Russian Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 51: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-73
A.Market Analysis III-73
Current and Future Analysis III-73
Swedish Microbiology Testing Market III-73
Product Launches/Approvals III-73
Strategic Corporate Developments III-74
Select Players III-75
B.Market Analytics III-77
Table 52: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by
Segment - Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing,
and Food Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 53: Rest of European Historic Review for Agricultural
and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 54: Rest of European 14-Year Perspective for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-80
A.Market Analysis III-80
Current and Future Analysis III-80
List of Food Safety Laws by Country in Asia-Pacific Region III-80
Product Launch III-81
B.Market Analytics III-81
Table 55: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by
Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 56: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic Region - China,
India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 57: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural
and Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 58: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by
Segment - Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing,
and Food Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 59: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 60: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural
and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics,
Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets
for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-86

5a. CHINA III-87
A.Market Analysis III-87
Current and Future Analysis III-87
Food Safety Monitoring System in China III-87
Table 61: Chinese Food Safety Testing Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown for State-Run Testing
Organizations, Foreign Testing Organizations and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88
Strategic Corporate Developments III-88
B.Market Analytics III-89
Table 62: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 63: Chinese Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

Table 64: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

5b. INDIA III-92
A.Market Analysis III-92
Current and Future Analysis III-92
Upgrading Food Safety Standards III-92
Strategic Corporate Development III-92
B.Market Analytics III-93
Table 65: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 66: Indian Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94

Table 67: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-96
A.Market Analysis III-96
Current and Future Analysis III-96
Focus on Select Regions III-96
Australia III-96
Australia Renews Testing Laws on Food Imports from Japan III-96
Korea III-96
Top Processed Products Necessitate Labeling III-96
Strategic Corporate Developments III-97
C-Qentec Diagnostics (Australia) - A Key Player III-98
B.Market Analytics III-99
Table 68: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by
Segment - Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing,
and Food Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 69: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food
Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100

Table 70: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-101

6. LATIN AMERICA III-102
A.Market Analysis III-102
Current and Future Analysis III-102
Pesticide Monitoring in Mexico III-102
Plant and Animal Health Directives III-102
Development of Analytical Methods III-102
Pesticide Control III-103
B.Market Analytics III-103
Table 71: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by
Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-103

Table 72: Latin American Historic Review for Agricultural
and Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic Region - Brazil
and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104

Table 73: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil and
Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-105

Table 74: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by
Segment - Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing,
and Food Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-106

Table 75: Latin American Historic Review for Agricultural
and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-107

Table 76: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for
Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108

6a. BRAZIL III-109
A.Market Analysis III-109
Current and Future Analysis III-109
Strategic Corporate Developments III-109
B.Market Analytics III-110
Table 77: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Agricultural and Environmental Diagnostics by Segment -
Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food
Microbiology Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 78: Brazilian Historic Review for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue
Diagnostics, Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology
Testing Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111

Table 79: Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Agricultural and
Environmental Diagnostics by Segment - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for Food Residue Diagnostics, Environmental
Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-113
A.Market Analysis III-113
Current and Future Analysis III-113
Strategic Corporate Developments III-113
B.Market Analytics III-114
Table 80: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental
Diagnostics by Segment - Food Residue Diagnostics,
Environmental Testing, and Food Microbiology Testing Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (

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