LGC develops new meat reference materials to safeguard the food chain

News - Six new meat mixture reference materials to help protect consumers from food fraud 

24 February 2015
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
Research clarifies carry-over contamination risk during GMP production of minced meat

News - Establishes there should be no detectable carry-over contamination when producing minced meat in accordance with GMP

17 June 2014
New reference materials to improve stilbene detection

News - Stilbenes remain banned for use in livestock – LGC Standards provides improved reference materials for increased detection rates.

09 February 2012
Government Chemist Conference to take place in June

News - The biennial Government Chemist conference will take place on 13- 14 June at BMA House and will provide an opportunity for regulators, policy makers, enforcement agencies, manufacturers, scientists and academia to discuss and learn about challenges affecting the security of the food chain

23 March 2018