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Science supporting trust in food: conference presentations

The presentations from the 2016 Government Chemist Conference are now available


Presentations from the Government Chemist Conference can be found below:

Forensic science and beyond (PDF, 1.04MB, 16 pages) - Prof Sir Mark Walport, Government Chemist Scientific Advisor

Referee casework outcomes (PDF, 2.45MB, 51 pages) - Michael Walker, Consultant Referee Analyst, LGC

Managing food allergies in the real world (PDF, 6.29MB, 44 pages) - Paul Turner, Imperial College London

Development of advanced PCR methods for testing the authenticity of herbs and spices (PDF, 1.52MB, 34 pages) - Gavin Nixon, LGC

Rapid DNA sequencing for food authentication (PDF, 6.52MB, 24 pages) - Monee Shamsher, Leatherhead Food Research

Vegetable oil speciation in processed foods: how legislation drives innovation (PDF, 4.23MB, 33 pages) - Tassos Koidis, Queen’s University Belfast

Developing rapid analysis methods in the spirit drinks sector (PDF, 4.23MB, 50 pages) - Shona Glancy, Scotch Whisky Research

The Public Analyst Service…shaping its future (PDF, 521KB, 20 pages) - Jon Griffin, Association of Public Analysts

Role of the UK customs laboratory in combating food and consumer goods fraud (PDF, 3.74MB, 31 pages) - Louise Gearey, Campden BRI

The Food Authenticity Network – your toolkit for the detection of food fraud (PDF, 692KB, 19 pages) - Selvarani Elahi, LGC

Antimicrobial resistance and the food chain (PDF, 1.9MB, 30 pages) - Paul Cook, Food Standards Agency

Bridging the gap – the form and function of the National Food Crime Unit (PDF, 3.12MB, 16 pages) - Andy Morling, National Food Crime Unit

Food Standards Scotland update (PDF, 2.46MB, 27 pages) - Jacqui McElhiney, Food Standards Scotland

Toxins detection in foods and pharmaceutical products (PDF, 1.63MB, 43 pages) - Yiu-chung Wong, Hong Kong Government Laboratory

Dietary bioactives, polyphenols and potential health effects: facts, fiction and the future… (PDF, 4.85MB, 35 pages) - Daniele Del Rio, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory

Published 21 July 2016
Last updated 27 July 2016 + show all updates
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