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'Whiskey webs' — a fingerprint for spirits

26 March, 2020

A team of US scientists has uncovered distinctive 'whiskey webs' which could someday be used to identify counterfeit spirits.


The food fraud challenge

03 March, 2020

Food fraudsters often take advantage of the complex international supply networks, as was shown in the horse meat scandal in 2013. How can food manufacturers protect themselves?


Dwyer Instruments Series AVPT air velocity transmitters

02 March, 2020

The Series AVPT air velocity transmitter provides air velocity measurements in metric and imperial units, with a mounting flange to vary insertion depth.


PerkinElmer DA6200 NIR analyser

24 February, 2020

Recently launched in Australia, the DA6200 low-cost NIR analyser has been approved by AUSMEAT for Chemical Lean determination.


Reducing food recalls with rapid Salmonella detection

13 February, 2020

A team of researchers has developed a technique that can detect the presence of Salmonella in food in eight hours.


AMS Instrumentation ST80 thermal flow meter

04 February, 2020

The ST80 is a high-performance air/gas flow meter that provides a solution for industrial processes and plant applications, with direct mass flow measuring.


LaMotte Insta-TEST Peracetic Acid Test Strips

01 February, 2020

The Insta-Test Peracetic Acid Test Strips are an easy way to test liquids for peracetic acid and monitor sanitiser levels.


Sour grapes: climate change could threaten wine supply

30 January, 2020

Climate change could see wine regions shrink by as much as 56%, but studies show that reshuffling where certain grape varieties are grown could help to reduce the impact.


Solving the lettuce outbreak crisis in the US

06 December, 2019

Another unsolved E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce in the US has highlighted the need for better investigative tools.


Analytical workflow facilitates pesticide residue testing

29 November, 2019

The Thermo Scientific Anionic Pesticides Explorer provides food testing laboratories with a testing solution for the detection and analysis of pesticides.


Not just gelled desserts: the dynamics of complex liquids

13 November, 2019

Researchers have updated a century-old food testing method to provide a better understanding of the fluid dynamics associated with opaque liquids such as those used in gelled desserts.


InSite L. mono Glo swab test

08 November, 2019

InSite L. mono Glo is a self-contained swab system for the simultaneous detection of Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes.


Monitoring quality of chocolate bars in production line

01 November, 2019

Advanced sensor technology can provide high-speed scanning with accurate, reliable and precise results for chocolate manufacturers.


Food: What am I missing?

01 November, 2019

Driven by greed and the desire to profit, we have seen an amplification in the incidence of food fraud, but new system applications are available to combat it.


Food fraud: is track and trace the solution?

04 October, 2019

Could the boom in sourcing food online open the floodgates for more unsafe counterfeit products? Mettler-Toledo advises that the food industry needs to act quickly.


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