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Christmas Opening Times 2020

Christmas Opening Times 2020

PAS are open during the festive season, excluding bank holidays. During this time many of our team are hoping to take a break, this will result in operating with a minimal crew between Christmas and New Year. Wednesday 23rd December OPEN- Available to receive samples...

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ISO 45001 Award

ISO 45001 Award

ISO 45001 Award We are delighted to announce that Premier Analytical Services ( PAS laboratories) have been awarded ISO 45001. This standard demonstrates shows that we make continual improvements to protect our team though an audited Occupational Health and Safety...

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PAS Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) April 20th

PAS Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) April 20th

We wrote to you recently regarding the actions we have been taking to work within the Government’s guidelines for safe working whilst supporting our customers ongoing needs. We are continuing to prioritise business critical testing services, typically those required...

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PAS Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) March 30th

PAS Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) March 30th

We are writing to provide an update regarding our response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the UK Government national emergency measures. Our aim is to maintain all services critical to the continued supply of foodstuffs to the market whilst complying with the Government...

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PAS Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) March 20th

PAS Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) March 20th

The global COVID-19 pandemic presents unprecedented challenges and amongst these is the threat to all business operations. Here at PAS, we have implemented additional precautionary measures to ensure that we are playing our part in helping to contain/delay the spread...

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Christmas Opening Times 2019

Christmas Opening Times 2019

Christmas Opening Times 2019 PAS are open during the festive season, excluding bank holidays, however we will only be operating a skeleton staff between Christmas and New Year. Therefore we would suggest sending in samples for analysis prior to December 20th. As we...

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MCPD & GLYCIDYL ESTERS OVERVIEW

MCPD & GLYCIDYL ESTERS OVERVIEW

MCPD and GLYCIDYL Process Contaminants found primarily in refined oils and infant formula Maximum legislative limits set for Glycidyl Esters (in oils and infant formula) with limits for MCPD Esters in consultation and expected by the end of 2019 PAS are the only UK...

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Latest 2018 FSA Data for Acrylamide

Latest 2018 FSA Data for Acrylamide

The Food Standards Agency have just released the latest data for the Acrylamide and Furan surveillance (https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/news/acrylamide-and-furan-survey-results-published)     All analysis for both contaminants was completed by Premier...

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Latest FSA Data for Acrylamide

Latest FSA Data for Acrylamide

The Food Standards Agency have just released the latest data for the Acrylamide and Furan surveillance (https://www.food.gov.uk/science/research/chemical-safety-research/pc-research/fs102075)   All analysis for both contaminants was completed by Premier Analytical...

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Low Level Lactose Method UKAS Accredited

Low Level Lactose Method UKAS Accredited

PAS are pleased to announce that their Low Level Lactose method is now UKAS Accredited. Lactose, the sugar component in milk, is one of the 14 allergens whose declaration is mandated based on the regulatory list in Annex II of European Legislation EU 1169/2011. PAS...

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PAS Awarded ROSPA Gold Award 2017

PAS Awarded ROSPA Gold Award 2017

Premier Analytical Services has once again been awarded a Gold Award (2017) from ROSPA - The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. This is the eighth consecutive year that Premier Analytical Services has been recognised by ROSPA (with the last six years of...

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Ochratoxin A and Melamine REGULATORY UPDATE

Ochratoxin A and Melamine REGULATORY UPDATE

Commission Regulation (EU) No 594/2012 of 5 July 2012 amending Regulation (EC) 1881/2006 has been published. The changes are: ? Ochratoxin A: Maximum level in wheat gluten has been increased to 8µg/kg. New lower limits in some spices are now active. Pepper, ginger,...

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