BRC Global Standards acquires Allergen Control Group, Inc.

News - BRC Global Standards (BRC GS) has today announced the acquisition of Allergen Control Group, Inc. (ACG), owner and operator of the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP), the food industry’s only ISO 17021-accredited management system certification scheme for gluten-free food manufacturing facilities.

03 April 2018
LGC’s expertise features in special edition of international journal

News - LGC's Government Chemist team invited to contribute to special edition on food allergen analysis in highly respected journal

06 December 2017
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
Government Chemist analyst discusses food allergen challenges and developments

News - Underlines why food allergens must remain priority

15 September 2014
Government Chemist and LGC discuss the latest allergen measurement techniques

News - Article in journal of the Institute of Food Science and Technology also reviews allergen non-compliance cases in UK courts

01 September 2014
First peanut standard linked to clinical tests to improve allergen analysis

News - First peanut allergen QCM prepared in same way as oral food challenge materials

03 July 2014
Government Chemist programme represented at international event on food fraud and allergy

News - Michael Walker, of the Government Chemist Programme in LGC, delivered a keynote talk ‘Food detectives: what it takes to trace food fraud’

06 February 2017
LGC's pioneering DNA allergen work highlighted by FSA Chief Scientist

News - The work involved the development of new DNA tests for mahaleb and the common members of the Prunus species to help resolve two high profile referee cases

09 November 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
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