Food and Beverage Analysis
This page provides educational resources, events, news and products related to food and beverage analysis. Content will cover aspects from contaminants, safety, adulteration and fraud, to improving tastes and textures.
Food and Beverage Analysis – Highlights
This infographic focuses on the harmful microorganisms that contaminate and spoil our food.
Food Authenticity: Testing To Keep One Step Ahead
Scan the menu in a top-class restaurant and you may encounter premium ingredients that promise an exceptional dining experience. But things aren't always as they appear. What do we really know about such products, other than what the labels would have us believe? Sometimes, surprisingly little.
Analytical Testing in Wine Making: Transform Quality Control Into Quality Design
The need to attain a high level of consistency and reproducibility in wine production, despite the complex interactions that impact winemaking outcomes, has brought advanced analytical technology onto the manufacturing floor of wineries worldwide.
Developing Food Testing Techniques To Combat Emerging Contaminants
Food contamination is not a new issue; this is why food producers take care to perform risk assessments and to keep their operations as hygienic as possible. But in recent years, the rise of a new class of contaminants has become a major concern to the industry.
Two-dimensional Liquid Chromatography in Foodomics
To maximize the value of investigations and the information obtained, it is desirable for analysts in the food industry to be able to characterize as many components and aspects of a food sample as possible in a timely manner. This is where a foodomics approach comes in.
Do We Trust Gene-Edited Foods?
According to a study, people who are more willing to eat gene-edited foods generally view science and technology as a primary means to solve society’s problems.
Technology Helps More of Each Fish Reach Our Plates
Unlike meat, over half of the weight of fish ends up as side-streams which never reach our plates. Now, food researchers are introducing a new sorting technology that means we get five good cuts from fish and not just the fillet.
Plant-Based Antimicrobial Food Wrap Created That Could Replace Plastic
A biodegradable, plant-based coating that can be sprayed onto foods, guarding against pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms and transportation damage has been created as an alternative to plastic food wrap.
Peanut Allergy Treatment Safest When Started Before Children Are One
Researchers have now demonstrated that oral immunotherapy, effective against peanut allergies, is even safer for pre-schoolers than it is for toddlers and older pre-schoolers.
Spex CertiPrep® Adds Staphylococcus aureus and Salmonella Pathogen Detection Kits to its Portfolio
Quickly determine the presence of S. aureus bacteria and Salmonella in agricultural samples including cannabis products with Spex CertiPrep new quantitative PCR detection kits.
Food Testing and Environmental Analysis
Ensuring food safety and quality is increasingly challenging. Whether you're analyzing for pesticide residues, ensuring that label claims are correct and accurate, or profiling for food authenticity, you need a system that delivers low detection levels and high sensitivity.
Revolutionizing Quat Pesticide Determination and Quantitation Workflows To Protect Food Supply
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is providing laboratories performing food safety analysis with a new ion chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (IC-MS/MS) workflow solution for regulatory compliant, cost-effective and reliable analysis of quaternary ammonium pesticides (Quats).