Empirical Bioscience, a company that produces high-grade reagents and enzymes for the life science industry, announced today that 10 percent of their COVID-19 revenue will be donated to the Kids’ Food Basket.
“We recognize that this is a particularly challenging time for families facing food insecurity,” said Des O’Farrell, President of Empirical Bioscience, “especially those with children that rely on school meals. The
need to provide our kids with nourishing food has never been more critical. A healthy diet goes hand-in-hand with maintaining a strong immune system. Our monetary commitment will allow the Kids’ Food Basket to secure more nutritious food to distribute to local families during this crisis and help minimize the impact of COVID-19 in West Michigan.”
Empirical Bioscience is committed to supporting the effort to defeat COVID-19 and other pathogens. In addition to their donation, the company offers a full range of Molecular Biology reagents to original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and laboratories to support their testing and research. Empirical Bioscience products being used in the fight against COVID-19 and other pathogens include, RTScript ™
Reverse Transcriptase, QuanTASE and QuanTASE PLUS One Step RT-qPCR RT-qPCR Kits, DNA Polymerases, Custom MasterMix solutions and sample processing kits for RNA extraction and preparation.