Release of VALIDATE® TUMOR MARKERS and VALIDATE® WHOLE BLOOD GLUCOSE test kits

News - Tumor Markers and Whole Blood Glucose address growing demandto document calibration verification / linearity of testing systems

08 August 2016
LGC scientists validate Horizon cell-free DNA reference standards

News - Shows expertise in dPCR and measurement science

29 July 2016
LGC completes first FDA inspection of its Sandwich laboratory

News - This was the laboratory’s first inspection by the FDA and was an extensive audit focusing on GMP compliance.

13 July 2016
Blood, sweat and tears: new cortisol assay developed

News - Novel transportable assay detects stress biomarker cortisol from ‘pin prick’ blood sample in real time

20 June 2016
Government Chemist represented at allergen management workshop

News - The industry seminar, organised by Romer labs, was attended by managers from analytical service providers and the food industry from Spain, Thailand and Austria

14 June 2016
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