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The Government Chemist conference will take place on 23 - 24 June as a virtual event
Introduction to the subject of GMO detection in food and feed samples, and advice and guidance on the application of DNA-based analytical methods
Members of the Government Chemist team collaborated in the publication of an article on the impact of Covid-19 in the numbers of food fraud incidents
This e-seminar will familiarise the viewer with the concepts of food allergen risk assessment and specifically with the risks from unintended allergen presence
This webinar on fish speciation will introduce the prevalent methods used in testing laboratories in the UK and EU, and will provide a summary of their scope and limitations
Round up of latest news from Defra related to agri-food and environmental topics
Defra are working to compile a list of businesses that can take advantage of the authorised GB-NI trader 3 month grace period
In this webinar, Professor Tom Welton looked at how sustainable chemistry is essential to achieve global sustainable development goals
Documents published by the European standardisation organisation, CEN, some of which are relevant to chemical and bio measurements in support of regulation.
This e-seminar will introduce the viewer to the topic of qPCR assay validation and provide best practice guidance on how to undertake the process
Michael Walker will talk in detail about the process involved in the resolution of technical disputes in the UK official food control system after an introduction by Julian Braybrook
This e-seminar, will introduce the analytical needs associated with fish speciation for food authenticity
This e-seminar describes the principles behind the digital PCR technique, and gives some good practice guidelines for its use
Presentations related to workshop providing practical knowledge for assessing the conformity of confectionery items known as jelly mini-cups
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.
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
The UK’s new Global Tariff will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff on 1 January 2021 at the end of the Transition Period.
The seminar, "Honey authenticity: determination of exogenous sugars by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)" was organised in collaboration with government departments
Summary of the latest news from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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