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Monitoring and control of pesticide residues in food within the European Union

1 May 2014 | By Stewart Reynolds Senior Scientist, Food Quality and Safety Programme, Food and Environment Research Agency

Information about pesticide residues in the food we produce, import, sell and consume is important to anyone involved in the food industry and to us all as consumers of food. Each year throughout the European Union, around 100,000 samples of food are collected and tested for pesticide residues. This is…


The food sector and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: A 10 year overview

22 February 2010 | By Adrian J. Charlton, Food and Environment Research Agency, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

For many years, NMR spectroscopy was largely overlooked by the food industry. Maybe this was understandable. The instruments were expensive, the skills required to operate them could at best be described as specialist and there wasn't a broad understanding of the way in which the technology could be applied within…