Science supporting trust in food

News - Scientists, regulators, enforcement agencies, industry and policy makers are invited to join the Government Chemist for the 2016 conference to discuss topics relating to food fraud, food authenticity and food safety

27 January 2016
Michael Walker visits Hong Kong Accreditation Service

News - Michael Walker, Consultant to the Government Chemist at LGC, recently visited Hong Kong to work for a week with the Hong Kong Accreditation Service, HKAS, and the Hong Kong Government Laboratory, and participated in several technical events

26 January 2015
Forensic analysis must be used to combat allergen fatalities

News - Investigations require early realisation that samples of the food and/or stomach contents from a post mortem examination should be retained and analysed and the supply chain must be rigorously examined

18 December 2014
Government Chemist team attends Northern Ireland food allergy event

News - Event focused on analysis of food allergens, their management in the supply chain and regulation and enforcement of food law on allergens.

25 October 2019
The NML at LGC announces a major development in reference materials for allergen quantification

News - Helping to ensure safer food for customers

10 February 2020