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Measuring total sugar in potatoes using mobile reflectometry

Who doesn’t love golden, hot French fries or a steaming baked potato? In fried or baked goods, much of the savory taste and aroma can be attributed to the Maillard reaction. It is what creates the brown compounds that give many cooked foods this...

New marine toxin CRMs for safer seafood

The presence of marine toxins in shell fish and sea food has always been a concern, but has spread in recent years. Increasing global temperatures are suspected to be the reason for an observed expansion of algae species that are commonly the...

How to detect pyrrolizidine alkaloid contamination in food

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids are well known contaminants of various foodstuffs such as leaf lettuces, cereals or honey. Just recently pyrrolizidine alkaloids were also found in both herbal teas and common teas. Animal feedstuff can be affected as...

Analysis of pesticides in cannabis using QuEChERS extraction and cleanup

Consumption of cannabis and / or cannabis-based products is currently legal in some form in 33 US states plus the District of Columbia. Testing of the plant materials and products is required by many of these states; however the specific test...

SPME method development for food analysis

Implementing SPME methods for food analysis

Certified reference materials for lactalbumin lactoglobulin A & B and lactoferrin

Looking to improve the quality of your milk analysis? Find out about new certified reference materials for fully intact milk proteins... 

Introducing a series of terpenoid CRM solutions

Need some help with your terpene analysis? If so, these certified reference materials may be what you're looking for...

Certified reference materials for paralytic shellfish toxins

Do you analyse seafood for paralytic shellfish toxins? If so, there are some new CRMs that may help...

Analysis of cannabis compounds in edible food products

Potency testing in marijuana-infused edibles is a problematic task that analytical labs are facing due to the complexity of the involved matrices. Among the most popular matrices are gummy bear candies and brownies. According to one laboratory...

SPME for the analysis of bisphenol A

Bisphenol A (BPA) is commonly used for food packaging applications such as polycarbonate bottles and the linings of metal cans used for soups, juices, etc. It is a suspected endocrine disruptor an therefore, low-level, long-term exposure as a...

How to Implement Best Practices in Karl Fischer Titration

Separation Science, in collaboration with Merck KgaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Mettler-Toledo GmbH, offers you the exclusive opportunity to view an on-demand webinar describing how to implement best practices in Karl Fischer Titration and ensure...

Analysis of fipronil in eggs, chicken and mayonnaise...

Learn how QuEChERS followed by GC/MS/MS is a great solution to determine fipronil in various dairy products...

    

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