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LC-MS/MS method supports authenticity, safety and meat quality

SCIEX has said a meat species authentication method developed using its QTRAP 6500 LC-MS/MS system allows greater sensitivity and a lower limit of detection.


SQUIDs: The future of food inspection?

A metallic contaminant detector using SQUID technology has been created by researchers at Toyohashi Tech.

Food Safety recall round-up 24-30 July

Recalls: Alcohol in tea, glass breakage and spoilage concerns

A recall round-up for the final time in July takes us to England, Ireland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, New Zealand, Australia, Germany and France.

ConAgra Foods removes BPA from all its US and Canada cans but critics ask if the alternative will be ‘safe’

ConAgra Foods claims it has removed Bisphenol A (BPA) from all of its cans sold in the US and Canada but this does not include those that are imported from abroad.

Increasing hand hygiene call in food industry, says Aquaint

The UK food industry is under increasing pressure to maintain and increase hand hygiene among employees, according to Aquaint.

Cross contamination role in Listeria outbreak from cheese

Cross contamination of cut and repackaged cheeses formed part of a Listeria outbreak that sickened 22 people and was linked to four deaths, according to a study.

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