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LGC scientists validate Horizon cell-free DNA reference standards

News - Shows expertise in dPCR and measurement science

29 July 2016
LGC genomics team tops DNA sequencing services rankings for seventh time in nine years

News - Achievement underlines expertise of Berlin sequencing team

22 December 2016
LGC scientists invited to contribute to Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) publication

News - The article covers our leading government research in developing and validating methods and approaches for food authenticity, adulteration, quality and safety testing

22 December 2016
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
The Government Chemist programme: real-time DNA detection in spices

News - In 2015, a number of spice products were subject to a costly recall from the international market because of the suspected unlabelled presence of almond, a known allergen from the Prunus genus

14 September 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
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
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