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FQN digests 2016 and injects topics of 2017

Focus was on pesticide residues and beverage analysis - Thermo

To understand the food safety and quality landscape we sent a Q+A to several companies in industry to discuss highlights of 2016 and to predict what this year could bring.

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Meet FQN at Global Food Safety Conference and Pittcon

FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from two major industry events in the next few weeks - The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference and Pittcon.

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Arkivum partners with Thermo Fisher Scientific on data safeguarding

Arkivum has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific on managing data.

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FQN hits the road to bring you food safety news

FoodQualityNews is getting ready to report live from several trade shows and conferences to delve deeper into the food safety and quality control picture in Europe.

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Thermo and Bio21 Institute to develop proof of concept lab

The University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Institute has entered into an agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Thermo Fisher Scientific targets elemental and isotope analysis

Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced a system for elemental and isotope analysis.

Rumour of Thermo Fisher Scientific $30bn offer for Illumina

Thermo Fisher Scientific has reportedly made a $30bn bid for Illumina.

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Thermo gets AOAC backing for STEC detection workflow

Thermo Fisher Scientific has received AOAC-RI Performance Tested Methods certification for its STEC detection workflow.

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Thermo Fisher and DuPont extend distribution agreement

Thermo Fisher Scientific and DuPont Nutrition & Health have renewed a distribution agreement for Western Europe.

Government Chemist: Authenticity continues to be issue of concern

Ensuring food is what it claims to be, oil speciation analysis and mushroom poisoning cases were some topics presented at the Government Chemist Conference last week.

Round-up of ASMS 2016 news

ASMS 2016: Who launched what at the conference?

Industry gathered recently for the American Society of Mass Spectrometry conference (ASMS). We look at who launched what during the event.

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Data, an asset for food labs to mine now

During the seventh annual European Innovation Summit, EU leaders discussed worries that “emotion is trumping science” when it comes to food safety.

Thermo: FEI deal will complement mass spec portfolio

Thermo Fisher Scientific is to buy FEI Company for $4.2bn saying it will drive adoption of FEI’s technologies among its life sciences customers, particularly in biopharma.

dispatches from Analytica 2016

Customers asking us best way of doing routine sugar analyses - Thermo

Thermo Fisher Scientific said it has seen an increase in customers wanting to do and asking about routine sugar analyses.

dispatches from Analytica 2016

Analytica grows international appeal

Analytica 2016 has become more international since the last edition two years ago, according to the project director of Analytica Munich and the Analytica shows in Asia.  

dispatches from Analytica 2016

Analytica 2016 - Twitter trending topic

Anyone with an interest in laboratory technology, analysis and biotechnology was in Munich last week at the Analytica trade show - which meant we went along as well.

dispatches from Analytica 2016

Analytica 2016 in pictures

I will leave the intro to Dr Reinhard Pfeiffer, deputy CEO of Messe München, who said: “Thanks to presentations of several world premieres in particular, Analytica demonstrated that it is number...

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Roka boosts flexibility of testing platform

Roka Bioscience has added a feature to its Atlas pathogen detection system.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific broadens specialist testing center

Thermo Fisher Scientific has broadened the capabilities of a specialist food safety lab to increase flexibility and response times to customers in more application areas.

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Event Watch: Food safety event agenda for May and June 2016

Looking for something to do and somewhere to go next month? FoodQualityNews has put together an event schedule so you have no excuses for missing key industry dates.

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Stable Micro Systems signs rheometer distribution agreement

Stable Micro Systems is to distribute the Thermo Scientific HAAKE Viscotester iQ rheometer in the UK, France and Benelux.

Thermo Scientific X-ray specializes in wider, taller packages

Thermo Scientific has launched the NextGuard C500 X-ray System which accommodates wider, taller packages.

Affymetrix rejects Origin offer and backs Thermo Fisher merger

Affymetrix has rejected a $1.5bn rival bid and said it prefers to merge with Thermo Fisher Scientific.

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APEX upgrade can help meet stringent quality standards - Thermo Scientific

Thermo Scientific is offering an upgrade to extend life and improve functionality of selected metal detector platforms.

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Pittcon 2016 to welcome 100+ new exhibitors

Pittcon 2016 will include almost 850 companies of which 119 are first time exhibitors.

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