Chromatography

The price of the deal was not made public. Picture: iStock

ALS enters US food testing market

By Joseph James Whitworth

ALS has entered the US food testing market with the acquisition of Marshfield Food Safety for an undisclosed amount.

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UMFHA tells fake manuka honey to buzz off

By Emma Jane Cash

The Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association (UMFHA) has developed a system that uses compounds to validate manuka honey as genuine, after a rise in fake manuka honey was sold in UK markets.

Omics approaches in food analysis was another session stream on the final day

dispatches from RAFA 2015, Prague

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

By Joseph James Whitworth

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 the final day of an international event.

Tapping into the flavour pairing trend

Tapping into the flavour pairing trend

By Niamh Michail

The concept of flavour pairing matches up weird and wonderful combinations – pork liver and jasmine for instance – and there are ways for the food industry to cash in on this niche trend too.

Food safety training boss outlines Fera lab benefits

Food safety training boss outlines Fera lab benefits

By Rod Addy

An international food safety network has boosted the capacity to detect pesticide residues in Guatemala, Central America, "tenfold" and improved its testing for aflatoxins, poisons produced by fungi.

Food analysis simplified with new software

Food analysis simplified with new software

By Rod Addy

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched software for gas and liquid chromatography analysis that simplifies the process and makes it more user-friendly.

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