Pesticide Analysis - Articles and news items

Pesticide Residue: The impact of regulatory changes on lab testing

Issue 2 2016  •  26 April 2016  •  Torsten Pöppelbaum, Scientific Expert, NSF

The last 50 years have seen a marked increase in consumer awareness and concern about the quality and safety of food, including the effects of pesticides used in crop production and home gardens. Fortunately, analytical test methods have also progressed. Analysis has advanced from needing several days to semi-quantitatively measure a handful of active substances to using powerful multi-methods to rapidly test hundreds of substances to an accuracy of a few micrograms per kilogram in only a few hours…

EFSA launches its new #Efsa4Bees site

Featured news  •  3 March 2016  •  Victoria White

#Efsa4Bees will contain essential information about EFSA’s project on the risk assessment of multiple stressors in bees as well as other relevant work in areas such as pesticides…

Pesticides: EFSA’s breakthrough on cumulative risk assessment

Industry news  •  27 January 2016  •  Victoria White

EFSA and its partners have developed a software tool for carrying out exposure assessments of multiple pesticides…

John Lee, Agilent Technologies – Discusses nanoparticle technology and its use in the food industry

Interviews, Video  •  8 December 2015  •  New Food

In this exclusive video interview, John discusses new innovations at Agilent, shares his insights into the key challenges facing the food industry, and explains the impact that Agilent has had on the food industry…


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