All news articles for February 2018

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LGC looks at nanomaterials in food samples

By Joseph James Whitworth

LGC’s inorganic analysis team has been using the AF2000 Field Flow Fractionation (FFF) system coupled to Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) to characterise nanomaterials in complex food samples.

A streamlined novel food regulation will help SMEs innovate ©iStock

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Novel foods: An opportunity to access innovation

By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at international law firm Keller and Heckman

New novel food regulations came into force in the European Union this January. Thanks to this new legislation, food business operators are now equipped with tools facilitating innovation, Keller and Heckman partner Katia Merten-Lentz suggests.

Environment, welfare and organic production targeted in German coalition policy agreement ©iStock/Droits d'auteur

German agri-strategy targets animal welfare, organic production

By Katy Askew

German legislators have detailed plans to develop an animal welfare label and promote organic agriculture as part of a deal that could enable the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to head up a coalition government under Angela Merkel.

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