Corporate report

Government Chemist: annual review, 2009

Referee casework, research projects and advisory work carried out by the Government Chemist team.


Government Chemist: annual review, 2009

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Highlights from the referee cases, advisory work and research carried out during the year, including:

  • the application of new developments in mass spectrometry and immunoassay that should enhance the Government Chemist’s capacity to detect toxins and other banned compounds
  • a referee case in which cattle feed was found to be contaminated with fragments of terrestrial animal bone
  • the appointment of LGC as the National Reference Laboratory for genetically modified food and feed
Published 1 March 2010