Processing > Testing

FOSS FoodScan 2 near infrared analyser

17 May, 2018

FOSS's FoodScan 2 is a near infrared (NIR) analyser offering process and quality control possibilities to meet time-critical testing requirements.

Witt-Gasetechnik Oxybeam gas analyser

07 May, 2018

Witt-Gasetechnik's Oxybeam gas analyser uses a laser beam to determine the oxygen content without damaging the packaging.

Kill food pathogens in the gut without antibiotics

07 May, 2018

Bacteriophages can target specific foodborne disease pathogens in the gut without affecting the rest of the gut microbiome.

Terasense terahertz imaging scanners

04 May, 2018

Terahertz (THz) imaging scanners by Terasense offer imaging sensors for the non-destructive analysis of the internal structure of objects.

Hygiena BAX System Rapid Pathogen PCR Testing

01 May, 2018

The BAX System uses the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to detect unwanted bacteria in raw ingredients, finished products and environmental samples.

Faster food pathogen identification

01 May, 2018

If a food is contaminated, quick, efficient pathogen detection and fingerprinting is essential in limiting the spread of foodborne disease.

Rapid Visco Analyser 4800

23 April, 2018

The Rapid Visco Analyser 4800 measures the viscosity and performance of starches, raw materials, ingredients and foods using controlled temperature and shear. It can be used to characterise ingredients, intermediates and finished products.

Food and wine specific analytical solutions

17 April, 2018

The BioSystems Food and Wine Solutions range of analytical reagents and instruments for agro and wine laboratories is now available from Metrohm in Australia and New Zealand.

Can NZ eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from its cattle herd?

03 April, 2018

NZ is testing milk from every dairy farm in the country as it attempts to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from its herd.

SICK DOSIC ultrasonic sensor

22 March, 2018

The DOSIC ultrasonic sensor operates according to the concept of time-of-flight difference and provides an alternative to Coriolis mass flowmeters.

More accurate food allergen screening method

19 March, 2018

An improved LC-LC/MS method for food allergen screening is nearing industrial use after FOAM Classification by the AOAC.

GunnLab builds new laboratory

14 March, 2018

GunnLab has relocated to Bayside in Melbourne and is building a brand new laboratory.

Risky food contact materials

27 February, 2018 by Nate Seltenrich*

Sometimes there's more to food than just, well, the food itself — materials that come into contact with food as it is being processed, packaged and transported have the potential to leach chemicals into the product.

Particle size analysis of chocolate powder

15 February, 2018

The Particle Size Analyser PSA 1190 from Anton Paar is able to perform measurements on sugar, milk powder and chocolate powder — including much bulkier agglomerated chocolate powder used in the preparation of instant hot chocolate.

CDR WineLab chemical analysis system

15 February, 2018

CDR WineLab enables onsite testing, with results available in just minutes, allowing faster decisions to be made during the vinification process.

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