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Additional UKAS accredited methods confirm quality services

Additional UKAS accredited methods confirm quality services

Premier Analytical Foods are pleased to announce that another 4 of our analytical methods have been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to the ISO17025 standard. Accreditation by UKAS demonstrates the competence, impartiality and performance...

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More UKAS accreditations coming soon

More UKAS accreditations coming soon

The Microscopy team at RHM Technology are pleased to announce that another 3 of our analytical methods for the identification of foreign bodies will shortly be added to our scope of accreditation. Currently 22 of our methods are accredited by the United Kingdom...

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More UKAS accreditations coming soon

More UKAS accreditations coming soon

The Microscopy team at RHM Technology are pleased to announce that another 3 of our analytical methods for the identification of foreign bodies will shortly be added to our scope of accreditation. Currently 22 of our methods are accredited by the United Kingdom...

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Additional Microbiological Methods Accredited

Additional Microbiological Methods Accredited

The Microbiologists at RHM Technology have just achieved UKAS accreditation to the ISO 17025 standard for another 7 of the methods they use in routine analysis for microbiological quality and safety. The extension to scope now also includes potable water...

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Additional Foreign Body Methods Accredited

Additional Foreign Body Methods Accredited

The Microscopy team at RHM Technology are pleased to announce that another 2 of our analytical methods have been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to the ISO17025 standard. Accreditation by UKAS demonstrates the competence, impartiality and...

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Metals in Foods

Metals in Foods

The UK Food Standards Agency have recently published the results of a survey of metals in a variety of foods. Metals and other elements can be present in food either naturally, as a result of human activities (such as farming, industry or car exhausts), from...

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New Mycotoxin Legislation July 2006

New Mycotoxin Legislation July 2006

New mycotoxin limits have been in place across all European Union Member States, including the UK, from 1 July 2006. The Fusarium mycotoxins covered by these limits are deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone (ZEAR, ZON). These mycotoxins can frequently occur in cereal...

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Food Alert for Action: Aflatoxins

Food Alert for Action: Aflatoxins

The Food Standards Agency has recently issued a Food Alert for Action regarding excess levels of aflatoxin mycotoxin in a spicypowder (for details please www.food.gov.uk/news/newsarchive/2006/feb/activesuya ) Aflatoxins are naturally occurring toxins that are...

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RHM Technology Sudan Testing Service

RHM Technology Sudan Testing Service

The Food Standards Agency has released multiple alerts and information over the past two weeks regarding the contamination of food products with the illegal dye Sudan 1. This culminated in the recall of the offending products....

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Mycotoxins in Baby Foods

Mycotoxins in Baby Foods

The UK Food Standards Agency have recently published the results of a survey of various mycotoxins (ochratoxin A, aflatoxins and patulin) in 199 baby and infant food products. www.food.gov.uk/science/surveillance/fsis2004branch/fsis6804 Overall the level of mycotoxin...

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