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28 April 2021 — News story
The Government Chemist conference will take place on 23 - 24 June as a virtual event
1 February 2021 — Research and analysis
The Government Chemist team has published guidance on analytical limits for controlled cannabinoids in specified products containing cannabidiol (CBD)
22 July 2020 — Corporate report
Referee casework, research projects, advice and impact of work carried out by the Government Chemist team during 2019
10 July 2020 — Guidance
Advice note prepared by Dr Michael Walker on behalf of the Government Chemist, regarding the detection of genetically modified rice at the UK border
30 June 2020 — News story
Dr Michael Walker, Head of the Office of the UK Government Chemist and Referee Analyst, has had the title ‘Professor of Practice’ conferred on him.
7 June 2020 — News story
The second World Food Safety Day will be celebrated on 7 June 2020 to draw attention and inspire action to escale up the initial commitment made in 2019
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