LGC announces release of a new goat reference material LGC7226

News - New RM supported under UK National Measurement System and accredited to ISO Guide 34

10 June 2016
Using imaging techniques to identify food adulteration: proof of concept using pasta

News - Scientists from the Government Chemist programme have recently published a peer-reviewed paper in the Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences describing the application of imaging techniques as non-destructive approaches to food authenticity testing

04 May 2016
Experts call for strategy to address gaps in food allergen analysis

News - Government Chemist Programme and expert colleagues address challenges facing food allergen measurements

27 April 2016
SMETA membership keeps LGC ethical

News - LGC delighted to be awarded Responsible Sourcing status for Standards division in Germany

26 April 2016
Government Chemist-run postgraduate training for food enforcement scientists receives RSC approval

News - The course aims to touch on most of the syllabus for the Mastership in Chemical Analysis (MChemA), the statutory qualification required to practice as a Public Analyst

13 April 2016
LGC acquires Douglas Scientific to expand its high-throughput PCR platform offering

News - LGC announces that it has acquired a majority stake in Douglas Scientific

06 April 2016
Government Chemist represented at Food Law in Practice Conference

News - Michael Walker, of the Government Chemist programme, spoke at The Institute of Food Safety, Integrity & Protection (TiFSiP) ‘Food Law in Practice Conference’ in London on 16 March 2016

31 March 2016
LGC publishes new guide on practical laboratory skills for molecular biologists

News - New guide to support those working in a molecular biology laboratory

07 March 2016
Informed-Sport certifies 14 INC Sports Nutrition products

News - Programme identified by anti-doping community worldwide as providing highest level of risk management to athletes

23 February 2016
LGC named as a Centre of Expertise for food authenticity testing

News - Will also be listed on Defra-initiated virtual food authenticity network

17 February 2016