Food and Beverage Analysis – News and Features
Banana Peel Cookie Anyone?
Incorporating banana peel flour into sugar cookie batter makes the treats more healthful, proved more satisfying in taste tests and reduces food waste.
Arcobacter Risk in the Food Industry Explored
Scientists have established the presence of various species of the Arcobacter genus in a range of routinely consumed foodstuffs.
High-Protein Diet Changes the Gut Microbiome and Triggers Immune Response
A new study from researchers at the University of Sydney has explored how 10 different diets – including those high in protein, carbohydrates and fat – affect the gut microbiota in mice.
The Viscometer and Its Role in the Food and Beverage Industry
In this article, we will consider what viscosity is, how it is measured and the applications of viscometry in the food and beverage industry.
Machine Learning Helps Achieve Greater Depth in Proteome Analysis
To understand how machine learning methods and new software capabilities are helping proteomics researchers gain greater depth in their analyses, Technology Networks recently interviewed Tharan Srikumar, product manager in bioinformatics at Bruker Daltonics.
Does the Use of Reclaimed Wastewater on Fruit and Vegetables Pose a Health Risk to Consumers?
There is evidence that certain viruses and single-celled parasites (protozoa) can defy environmental influences and cause diseases via raw fruit and vegetables
Improving Speed, Sensitivity and Accuracy of Baby Food Analysis With Triple Quadrupole ICP-MS
In this article, we will discuss how triple quadrupole ICP-MS can improve the speed, sensitivity and accuracy of baby food analysis, successfully quantifying toxic elements at the required regulatory levels and ultimately ensuring consumer safety.
What Drives T Cells To Guard the Intestines?
Cells in the gut send secret messages to the immune system. Thanks to new research, we can finally get a look at what they’re saying.
Common Herbicide Found To Cross the Blood–Brain Barrier
New research has found that glyphosate – a common herbicide – can cross the blood–brain barrier and promote neuroinflammation, potentially contributing to Alzheimer's disease progression.
Advances in Pesticide Screening Techniques
This article will explore advances in pesticide testing techniques that are helping to protect consumers and the environment from harmful exposures and limit overuse.