The Metrohm 743 Rancimat measures the oxidative stability of cooking oil by accelerating the rate of oxidation until the sample becomes rancid. It can be used to monitor and predict the lifetime of process frying oils.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced an online LC/MS information resource for environmental and food safety professionals.
The Rapid LT is a real-time PCR instrument capable of analysing samples for the presence of targeted nucleic acid sequences.
Technical and Scientific Equipment has released the EZ50 twin-column, bench-mounted materials testing machine, suitable for testing applications up to 50 kN. The standard EZ50 features a twin-column design with a crosshead travel range of 855 mm.
Charm's ROSA (Rapid One Step Assay) platform tests can be read visually, equipment needs are minimal and test time can be as low as three minutes.
The R.A.P.I.D. LT is a real-time PCR instrument from Arrow Scientific capable of analysing samples for the presence of targeted nucleic acid sequences.The complete system is said to provide the easiest end-to-end PCR protocol and is the only AOAC-approved post-enrichment pooling protocol.
Oxybaby 6.0, an O2/CO2 food packaging headspace gas analyser, is the latest release from Witt for completely portable sample analysis of food packages.
Mercer InMotion has released IntegriSeal, an in-line seal testing system that eliminates the risk of leaks and contamination by measuring air volume in each package.
Mercer InMotion has released the IntegriSeal inline seal testing system.
The Mark-10 TSB100 Manual Test Stand is suitable for quick and precise force measurement. The TSB100 replaces the previous TSB test stand and offers several enhancements, including a more rugged column and a larger baseplate.
CleanFutures AquaSens has secured funding to finalise prototypes and complete testing of a biosensor technology that is set to revolutionise the testing of water, wine and food throughout the world.
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.
The Technical and Scientific Equipment (TSE) TSE6086 Package Integrity Tester from Sealtick has been designed and developed to enable the testing of seals in food and pharmaceutical packages. It ensures the seals have been made completely, allowing the manufacturer to be confident about shelf life and the integrity of the product, while offering a system of quality traceability.
Idaho Technology (ITI) has been granted Performance Tested Methods Status by the AOAC Research Institute (Certificate No 100901) for its E. coli O157:H7 test used with the RAPID LT Food Security System (FSS). The assay uses real-time PCR technology to identify the presence of E. coli O157:H7 in raw ground beef and uncooked spinach food samples.
The Beamex POC6 is an accurate and user-friendly automatic pressure output controller, providing regulated output from vacuum to 70 bar (1015 psi). The POC6 can be delivered as panel mounted to Beamex MCS100 Workstation or as a portable desktop version. The POC6 can be used as a stand-alone pressure controller or as integrated to the Beamex calibration system.