The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) will continue training lab staff to test mycotoxins, pesticides and veterinary drug residues.
FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from two major industry events in the next few weeks - The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference and Pittcon.
GS1 has partnered with Food Industry Asia (FIA) to help members manage food safety and traceability in their supply chains.
Novel foodborne pathogen techniques and geographic origin determination methods as well as work from EU projects were presented at Rapid Methods Europe in Amsterdam.
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.
Vicam’s strip test has received certification for quantitative analysis of total aflatoxins in grains.
Industry gathered recently for the American Society of Mass Spectrometry conference (ASMS). We look at who launched what during the event.
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.
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.
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...
Pittcon 2016 will include almost 850 companies of which 119 are first time exhibitors.
Pittcon has announced the Technical Program for 2016 with topics including food safety.
A call not to forget chromatography when it comes to analysis and work to analyse possible migration of substances in and out of food contact materials were the highlights of...
Methods to analyse nanoparticles, food safety from the US perspective and insight into a range of EU projects were key topics during the second day of a conference in Prague.
It is not possible to solve food fraud by analytical methods alone, the rise of citizen science and the revelation that Nestlé collects 100 million analytical results per year were...
An international conference covering the latest issues in food safety and quality with the biggest industry names starts this week.
Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization – time of flight (MALDI-ToF) mass spectrometry is to be added to Public Health England’s (PHE’s) standard microbiological test methods.
Waters Corporation has officially opened its mass spectrometry headquarters in the UK and said that the food industry has been a major driver behind the technology in recent years.
Waters Corporation has introduced liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) software for small molecule omics data analysis which it believes is gaining momentum in the food industry.
Vicam has introduced a method for detecting aflatoxins in grains without organic solvents such as methanol.
Waters Corporation has acquired Rapid Evaporative Ionization Mass Spectrometry (REIMS) technology which could be used in food safety.
Waters Corporation has introduced two Xevo mass spectrometers for benchtop quantitative and qualitative applications.
Waters Corporation has launched a data management system to boost productivity, workflow and compliance with regulations for laboratories.
Packaging material manufacturers must control and monitor their product to ensure there is no risk from extractable and leachable components, said Waters.
‘The same machines you see here are used in applications from food testing to looking at cancer’, one exhibitor told me during the 2014 Analytica Trade Show in Munich.