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Thermo Scientific Publishes Applied Food Testing Library

Published: Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012
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New Food Testing Library now available online at

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. has announced that its new Applied Food Testing Library is now available online at

This compilation of more than 230 application notes, case studies, validated methods, webinars and technical posters by industry experts is designed to help food science professionals master routine and special challenges.

This highly-practical repository covers: allergens, authenticity and traceability, beverage and drinking water, chemical contaminants, food processing, microbiological organisms, non-targeted screening, physical contaminants, quality control and trace elements.

Examples of practical information available in the library include:

• How a large contract laboratory quickly and reliably confirms the presence of listeria in food and environmental samples
• An audio podcast on analyzing Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in food
• How a microbiological testing service doubled its productivity
• How a UK purveyor of meat and meat products simplified its testing procedure for Salmonella
• How to achieve fast non-targeted screening and confirmation of 510 pesticides at low parts-per-billion levels
• How to identify arsenic species in fish tissues

New content is added regularly. In addition to the latest analytical resources, Thermo Fisher posts news about policies, regulations and public safety concerns as they develop.

“Food testing is a highly-dynamic field, demanding a wide range of accurate tools,” said Dom Testa, Thermo Fisher Scientific vice president, marketing.

Testa continued, “Whether a lab is routinely testing fruit juice for banned pesticides, or laboring to contain an outbreak of an unknown pathogen, we’re here to support them with information and expertise along with reliable, high-performance tools for a wide range of food testing workflows. This applied food testing library is an example of this commitment, which also includes methods-based consulting and applications support.”

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