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Foldit launch event. Picture: ©Mars

Mars, Thermo, PACA, UC Davis, Uni of Washington and Northeastern Uni behind work

Gamers set sights on neutralizing aflatoxin

By Joseph James Whitworth

Mars, Thermo Fisher Scientific and three US universities have turned to an online game to help tackle aflatoxin.

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Part 4 of 6: Thermo Fisher Scientific series

Detecting chlorinated paraffins in food using HRAM GC-MS

By Khalil Divan

Due to their potential for long-range transport, persistence and ability to bio-accumulate, chlorinated paraffins (CPs) are widespread in the environment and can be found in the food chain.

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Part 2 of 6: Thermo Fisher Scientific series

Harnessing GC-MS to put a stop to POPs

By Khalil Divan

Detection of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the food chain is an important task for the food safety industry.

Food Integrity conference in Parma

dispatches from Food Integrity in Parma

Food Integrity: Organised crime and Italian authenticity

By Joseph James Whitworth

Why the food sector attracts organised crime groups, protecting authentic Italian products and an added company to the project were highlights of the Food Integrity conference last week.