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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.
6 April 2018 | By New Food
In this issue; Food Fraud 2018: getting to the heart of the matter at New Food’s global conference, QA/QCs – new approaches in the field of method validation and testing of contaminants, and catering for the less-sweet tooth and healthier palate through innovative reformulation
5 March 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Scientists have developed magnetic nanoparticles that can detect traces of a popular pesticide chemical in under two hours without the need for costly preparation procedures.
2 March 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
An updated risk assessment of the three neonicotinoids the European Union banned for use on flowering crops in three years ago has confirmed the risk the pose to different types of bee.
20 February 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Farming crops with crushed rocks could help to improve global food security and reduce the amount of CO2 entering the atmosphere, a new study has found.
16 February 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Researchers have developed a new model which allows the formation of potentially toxic residues to be more accurately predicted.
6 February 2018 | By Waters
About this webinar Routine testing laboratories continue to strive for efficient and reliable sample throughput. Multiresidue pesticides is an example of this, where the generic extraction offered by QuEChERS has streamlined sample preparation. However, for comprehensive pesticide testing, both liquid and gas chromatography are typically required. During this webinar, Waters…
18 December 2017 | By George Smith (New Food)
Scientists have unravelled the problem of potato blight, an outbreak of which famously brought about the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s and 50s.