As a result of the changing regulatory landscape, there is need for more accurate identification and quantification of contaminants in environmental and food-related samples.
The intent of adulteration is rarely to cause harm to health, since this would defeat the purpose of slipping a cheaper ingredient under the radar.
Could silver offer an alternative antimicrobial food additive?
During production and the postharvesting process of citrus fruits in conventional agriculture, residues of postharvest protectants as well as pesticides can be found in detectable concentrations.
Food allergies are a real and growing public health issue.
The basic goal of toxicology is to elucidate the magnitude of the expression of a particular hazard along the continuum of exposure.
When evaluating materials for use in food packaging and other food contact applications, a number of considerations are important.
Outsourcing is not for everyone, and many companies operate highly efficient internal laboratories.
Technological advances in analytical chemistry make it possible to detect chemicals in food matrices at extremely low levels.
Thermo Scientific's Vanquish™ ultra high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) system addresses the needs of chromatographers within a single integrated yet flexible platform, while meeting the throughput demands of modern laboratories.
Historically, FDA exercised jurisdiction over the safety of antimicrobials used in or on food, except those used on raw agricultural commodities.
The success of the implementation and completion of a corrective action plan must be verified through follow-up, which may include testing.
Innovative and cutting-edge analytical method approaches are being developed in response to emerging food safety issues.
Companies delivering high-quality nutritional beverage products to consumers face many obstacles that can be overcome using standardized processes and practices.
The analytical verification of gluten-free claims on all ingredients derived from gluten-containing grains is required to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
Safety considerations pertaining to the use of chemical pesticides for food production and public health require adherence to proper application practices.
PerkinElmer, Inc. on Oct. 31 introduced the DairyGuard™ milk powder analyzer, a near infrared (NIR) spectrometer specifically developed for food suppliers and manufacturers to test for unknown adulterants as well as known compounds, such as protein, moisture and fat content.
The best approach to protect your product from chemical contamination is to identify the hazards in your ingredients before they can affect your final product.
PolyScience introduces two products for controlling temperature during respirometry applications: a heated circulator and a recirculating chiller.
Once you know the identity of the allergens that will be tested for as part of the validation, then you must select an appropriate test method.