Support for the Government Chemist statutory function

Foresight project looking at trends and changes in policy that could impact on the Government Chemist provision of referee analysis.

The Government Chemist must be in a position to act as referee analyst in any case referred, in accordance with the statutory requirements. This project examines regulatory and technology developments, including trends and changes in enforcement policy and practices that impact on the provision of referee analysis and the capabilities needed to underpin it.

The project runs from 2011 to 2014.


  1. Government Chemist represented at Codex meeting in Budapest
  2. The determination of chondroitin sulphate in supplements
  3. The determination of chondroitin sulphate in supplements
  4. A method for determining sucralose in food
  5. Nitrogen factors to determine the quantity of meat and fish
  6. Nitrogen factors for Atlantic salmon
  7. Intense sweeteners and preservatives in soft drinks
  8. Choking risk of jelly products: a research project
  9. Chilled and frozen poultry: determining refrigeration methods
  10. Measuring formaldehyde release from kitchenware
Published 1 January 2011