Processing > Testing

Gluten testing

21 October, 2009 by

The Brabender Glutograph-E can be used for testing the rheological quality of wheat gluten. Gluten quality refers to the stretching and elastic properties of washed, wet gluten and of dry vital gluten when mixed with water to a dough consistency.


Identifying marijuana in baked goods

21 October, 2009

Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced a method for identifying marijuana cannabinoids in baked goods that is faster, easier-to-use and requires less sample preparation. Using ultra-high performance liquid chromatography with mass spectrometry detection (UHPLC/MS), the application is detailed in the application note ‘Identification of Cannabinoids in Baked Goods by UHPLC/MS’, which is available to download via the ‘Learn more about Accela’ link at www.thermo.com/accela.


Moisture analysers

21 October, 2009

Adam PMB moisture analysers are claimed to provide fast and accurate moisture content results. The PMB moisture balances have features developed specifically for ease of operation.


Moisture analysers

14 September, 2009

With features said to be developed specifically for ease of operation and high performance, the Adam PMB53 and PMB202 moisture analysers are claimed to take the hassle out of moisture analysis for fast and accurate results.


Wine quality analysis

31 August, 2009 by

The Foss WineScan analyser uses Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy to achieve multiple measurements of grape must, must under fermentation and wine in around 30 s. The timely availability of this information supports decisions such as when to pick grapes, how to control fermentation or when to bottle.


Salmonella detection kit

31 August, 2009 by

Applied Biosystems has announced the certification of its TaqMan Salmonella enterica Detection Kit for the identification of Salmonella in peanut butter through the Emergency Response Validation program of the AOAC Research Institute.


HACCP-certified temperature measurement

31 August, 2009 by

Testo has a wide range of products which are certified and are effective instruments in meeting HACCP standards.


Manual handling kits

31 August, 2009 by

SI Instruments has developed a manual handling kit, suitable for testing a variety of job tasks in the workplace to maintain a safe environment for employees.


Texture analysis

31 August, 2009 by

Texture analysis is primarily concerned with the evaluation of mechanical characteristics where a material is subjected to a controlled force from which a deformation curve of its response is generated. These mechanical characteristics in food can be further subdivided into primary and secondary sensory characteristics.


Food allergen test kit

31 August, 2009 by

The Romer Labs AgraQuant Food Allergen ELISA test kit can be used to detect food allergens sensitively in a wide range of processed foods and raw materials. The user-friendly test kits include all ready-to-use reagents.


Food protein analyser

31 August, 2009 by

All proteins in food contain the amino acids arginine, histidine and lysine and CEM’s iTAG technology can bind to the three amino acids.


Dissolved CO2 in wine and beverages

31 August, 2009 by

The CarboQC is a portable, robust measuring instrument for the determination of dissolved CO2 in beverages. The analysis is based on the multiple volume expansion method to eliminate the influence of other dissolved gases such as air or nitrogen. The instrument is accurate, simple to operate, requires low sample volumes and provides rapid results.


pH measurement

31 August, 2009 by

Testo has a range of HACCP-certified pH instruments: the testo 206 range as well as the testo 205.


Food pathogen detection

28 August, 2009 by

BioControl Systems has introduced VIP Gold pathogen detection kits. VIP Gold represents the latest achievement in lateral flow technology. It merges advanced particle design and highly specific antibodies in a multi-test format. The result is a simple, easy-to-use system providing rapid and accurate detection of foodborne pathogens.


Aseptic sampling system

28 August, 2009 by

The sterility control of food product can be monitored using the QMI Tru-Test aseptic sampling system.


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