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Waters GmbH, Germany

Waters Corporation is a global leader in liquid chromatography (UPLC/HPLC), mass spectrometry (MS), rheology and thermal analysis. The business areas range from research & development, the manufacture and sale of analytical instruments, laboratory software products, column and sample preparation pro more

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  • Wine Fraud: Chemical Fingerprint Uncorks Juicy Facts

    Numerous components of 42 different wines have been analysed using state-of-the-art equipment for the first time. The data generated will provide an extremely accurate basis for definitively characterising different wine varieties, as well as an innovative approach for routine wine analysis. The met more

  • Cracking eggshell nanostructure

    How is it that fertilized chicken eggs manage to resist fracture from the outside, while at the same time, are weak enough to break from the inside during chick hatching? It's all in the eggshell's nanostructure, according to a new study led by McGill University scientists. The findings could have i more

  • From exposomics to phytotoxins: Safe foodstuffs in the focus of analytica 2018

    What substances occurring naturally in foodstuffs jeopardize our health? How do pollutants affect our genetic material? Is baking paper a cause for concern? Such questions from the food sciences will be in the focus of the leading trade fair analytica and the accompanying analytica conference, takin more

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Videos Food Safety

Can I Still Eat This?

An estimated 133 billion pounds of food gets thrown into the trash every year in the United States, so understanding when your food goes bad is important to help reduce waste. Unfortunately, consumers can’t just check the expiration date on the packaging, because the listed date rarely coincides ... more

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q&more articles Food Safety

  • How to analyze active unknown unknowns?

    More than ever, consumers are concerned about the food they consume. For example, for botanical extracts used in food products and food supplements, fraud is quite common. It is evident that specifications, quality control and regulation of botanicals need to be improved [1-3]. more

  • Oligomers in polyester-based food packaging

    For several decades, food packaging has made handling food easier and helped to maintain its quality. Plastic packaging possesses the advantage that it is light and flexible, with a vast variety of polymer modifications allowing a wide range of usages. more

  • What Are We Eating?

    What ends up on our plates? We used to think we knew – until we were disabused of this notion in early 2013. Instead of beef, there had been large-scale use of processed horsemeat, especially in frozen products and mincemeat. Although this posed no hazard to health, the damage was enormous, since many products had to be taken off supermarket shelves. more

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Authors Food Safety

  • Dr. Mark Tracy

    Mark Tracy graduated in chemistry from the University of California, Davis, obtaining his Ph.D. there in 1984. He then worked as a chemist in the U.S. Air Force and at the California Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) Laboratory System and Pickering Laboratories, Inc. In 2001, he began working fo more

  • Dr. Maria Hoppe

    Maria Hoppe, born in 1987, studied chemistry from 2007 to 2013 at the Free University of Berlin and the University of Amsterdam. From 2013 to 2018 she was a PhD student at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in the department Product Safety and Analytics. In 2018, she more

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Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN, pronounced sif'-san) is the branch of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which regulates food, dietary supplement s, and cosmetics. "Food" ... more

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