Government Chemist

Latest from Government Chemist

  1. GC contributes to European standard to combat food fraud
  2. Food and feed law: legislation review (October - December 2018)
  3. GC and IFST publish Information Statement on dietary fibre

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What Government Chemist does

We resolve scientific disputes mainly in the food and feed sectors, give advice to regulators and industry, and carry out research.

Government Chemist is part of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

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  1. Government Chemist Annual Review 2017
  2. Government Chemist Annual Review 2016
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Our management

Selvarani Elahi
Deputy Government Chemist, Nominated Officer, Programme Manager
Dr Malcolm Burns
Principal Scientist and Special Advisor
Kirstin Gray
Analysis Manager
Michael Walker
Consultant Science Manager, Nominated Officer

Contact Government Chemist

Government Chemist

Queens Road
TW11 0LY
United Kingdom

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