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Government Chemist team celebrates first female president of the Association of Public Analysts

News - The career and legacy of Joan Davena Peden (1920-1997) have been charted in a paper in the Journal of the Association of Public Analysts.

12 February 2019
LGC analyst Michael Walker contributes to Food Unwrapped

News - Host Matt Tebbutt tackled the subject of meat authenticity in takeaway meals and sought to have samples from 15 dishes tested for species confirmation

05 February 2019
Government Chemist Annual Review for 2018 published

News - The Government Chemist team, hosted at LGC, is delighted to publish its 2018 Annual Review, which provides highlights from the referee cases, advisory work and research carried out during the year

29 July 2019
Government Chemist case study on Pesticides

Blog - The Government Chemist role was created to help protect the public from fraud, malpractice and harm. As mentioned in its 2018 Annual Review, the Government Chemist team saw an interesting case on pesticides.

12 September 2019
National Measurement Laboratory at LGC collaborates with Royal Society of Chemistry on insightful look at DNA techniques in food testing

News - The book, commissioned following UK horsemeat incident in 2013, provides fundamental understanding of modern DNA techniques applied to food authenticity and adulteration testing

16 October 2019
Government Chemist team attends Northern Ireland food allergy event

News - Event focused on analysis of food allergens, their management in the supply chain and regulation and enforcement of food law on allergens.

25 October 2019