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Determination of 208 pesticide residues and their metabolites in foods using Oasis PRiME HLB and Xevo TQ-GC
10 December 2018 | By Waters
Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) has been a common analytical method for pesticide measurement due to its high efficiency of separation, along with its qualitative and quantitative performance.
A robust and sensitive method for the direct analysis of polar pesticides in food and environmental samples without derivatisation
6 December 2018 | By Sciex
This application note discusses how some polar compounds are not amenable to the extraction procedure. It discusses how chromatographic methods or poor ionisers require additional single-residue methods which involve time-consuming preparation and separation, and often involve derivatisation to improve detection.
13 November 2018 | By New Food
Researchers have found that neonicotinoid exposure impairs social behaviour of bees, and could impact agricultural crop production...
24 October 2018 | By New Food
A study has shown that a plague of armyworm in Africa could be controlled through using biopesticides instead of harmful chemicals.
18 July 2018 | By Iqra Farooq (New Food)
With over 2000 amateur and 30 large-scale bee farms in Scotland, the scientists aim to archive hundreds of samples from each region and type of habitat, adding to samples from around the UK.
13 June 2018 | By PerkinElmer Inc.
With the legalisation of cannabis (marijuana) for medical and recreational applications ever increasing in more States in the US, the demand for clean and safe cannabis and related products has grown significantly...
22 May 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
On the eve of the first World Bee Day on Sunday, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees and other pollinators or risk a sharp drop in food diversity.
18 May 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Whilst the restrictions on neonicotinoids were upheld, the court sided with a separate complaint against fipronil measures, saying the European Commission had not conducted an adequate impact assessment.
8 May 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
The chemical has toxic effects on humans when eaten in large quantities.
11 April 2018 | By Allan Bullion
Alan Bullion looks at this growing market, its key drivers and applications, and asks if – in the wake of Brexit – the UK stands to lose its pivotal role in regulating biopesticides.