The importance of iodine - are you drinking enough milk?

博客 - In pregnant women and infants iodine is of particular importance as it plays a critical role in brain development. The primary sources of iodine for most people are milk and dairy products but due to increases in dairy intolerance and changes in diet, milk-products are being increasingly substituted for non-milk alternatives.

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

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

We've published our new training programme for 2020

博客 - Both method validation and uncertainty estimation are critical activities for testing laboratories, as they form part of the quality management framework required to ensure and demonstrate that test results are fit-for-purpose.

LGC’s multi-allergen reference material kit awarded ISO 17034 accreditation

News (ZH) - LGC is delighted that the production of its first ever multi-allergen reference material kit containing five common allergens (milk, egg, almond, hazelnut, walnut), traceable to the SI (International System of Units), has been confirmed within the scope of its ISO 17034 accreditation.

NML response to ARIA announcement

News (ZH) - The National Measurement Laboratory (NML), hosted at LGC, welcomes the UK government’s announcement of the Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA), the new independent research body to fund high-risk, high-reward scientific research

Earth Day: How to use science to protect our environment

博客 - Today is the 51st annual Earth Day, a global cause which started in 1970 to celebrate the environment and focus efforts to protect it.