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Software enables real-time info on samples - Waters

Waters Corporation has introduced software for direct-from-sample food analysis.

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Peak Scientific expands office in Brazil

Peak Scientific has expanded a regional office in Brazil to support its customer base in LATAM (Latin America).

Dispatches from Food Integrity in Parma

Food Integrity: China consumer view and impact in fish industry

Results from DNA barcoding of fish from across Europe and Chinese attitudes to food fraud were revealed during the Food Integrity conference last month.

Vicam test detects Ochratoxin A in coffee and wheat

Vicam has launched a lateral flow strip test for detection of ochratoxin A in green coffee and wheat.

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FSSAI lab staff trained to test mycotoxins, pesticide and veterinary drug residues

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.

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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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GS1 to help FIA members manage safety and traceability

GS1 has partnered with Food Industry Asia (FIA) to help members manage food safety and traceability in their supply chains.

dispatches from Rapid Methods Europe 2016

From DNA sequencing and metagenomics to mycotoxins and GMOs at RME

Novel foodborne pathogen techniques and geographic origin determination methods as well as work from EU projects were presented at Rapid Methods Europe in Amsterdam.

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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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Vicam’s strip test certified for aflatoxin analysis

Vicam’s strip test has received certification for quantitative analysis of total aflatoxins in grains.

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.

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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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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Food safety features in Pittcon Technical Program

Pittcon has announced the Technical Program for 2016 with topics including food safety.

dispatches from RAFA 2015, Prague

RAFA: Chromatography is not ‘sexy’ and food contact migration

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...

dispatches from RAFA 2015, Prague

RAFA: Nano, EU projects and US food safety work

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.

dispatches from RAFA 2015, Prague

RAFA: Solving food fraud, citizen science and Nestlé analytical results

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...

RAFA 2015 in Czech Republic November 3–6

FQN heads to RAFA 2015

An international conference covering the latest issues in food safety and quality with the biggest industry names starts this week.

MALDI-TOF MS subject of PHE draft standard

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: Mass spectrometry HQ will open tech up to more people

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 introduces software for growing omics data analysis

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.

Aflatoxin testing method removes need for organic solvents

Vicam has introduced a method for detecting aflatoxins in grains without organic solvents such as methanol.

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Waters acquires REIMS technology

Waters Corporation has acquired Rapid Evaporative Ionization Mass Spectrometry (REIMS) technology which could be used in food safety.

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