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4 April 2022 — News story
This e-seminar, by Cathal Henigan, Purchasing Director at Valeo Foods UK, will provide an introduction to the subject of the global honey supply chain
21 March 2022 — News story
The GC team collaborated with experts to develop quantitative risk assessment guidance for food allergens
18 February 2022 — News story
The UK Government Chemist team has recently had two significant scientific papers published in Nature Portfolio Journal, npj-Science of Food, highlighting the increasing complexity of honey authentication
17 February 2022 — News story
This e-seminar provides an introduction to NGS instrumentation and applications employed with food safety, authenticity, and quality analysis.
21 January 2022 — News story
The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs has now published its advice on consumer cannabidiol (CBD) to which the GC team has contributed with a series of activities
8 February 2022 — News story
The Government Chemist and his team contributed to a POSTnote on genome edited food crops
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