Neogen announces science change

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LANSING, Mich., Oct. 31, 2017 — Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that Dr. Daniel Kephart, formerly chief scientific officer, has resigned from the company to pursue alternative opportunities. Dr. Kephart had served in this capacity since December 2016.

Neogen Corporation develops and markets products dedicated to food and animal safety. The company’s Food Safety Division markets dehydrated culture media and diagnostic test kits to detect foodborne bacteria, natural toxins, food allergens, drug residues, plant diseases and sanitation concerns. Neogen’s Animal Safety Division is a leader in worldwide biosecurity products, animal genomics testing, and the manufacturing and distribution of a variety of animal healthcare products, including diagnostics, pharmaceuticals and veterinary instruments.