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Food Fraud: identifying DNA in food products of animal origin

It is commonly known that food fraud is when, during the production and distribution of a food product, there are intentional infringements to the current agri-food legislation in order gain economic benefit at the expense of the final consumer. Food frauds can be health-related as well as commercial. There are different types of commercial food
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Laemmegroup is authorised to perform analyses on organic products

On 14/12/2020 the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies authorised the Laemmegroup Laboratory to perform analyses on organic products. Please visit the Ministerial Portal to see the list of all authorised laboratories.   For more information on this topic, please contact us at:
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The new issue of T – Magazine is now available on line

Tentamus Group in Italy is carrying forward its editorial project, that aims to share know how, identify common points of interest and discussion related to technical, analytical, research and development matters. This commitment is considered crucial in a market in continuous change and that increasingly demands challenging requirements. Enjoy!
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analisi chimiche

Company Profile

Since 1993 we have been working for the quality and safety of the agri-food sector. Two years ago, Laemmegroup became part of the Tentamus Group, fully marrying its philosophy, based on: Thinking Golbal, Acting Local. This open, new frontiers that allow, nowadays, the company to share know-how with partner laboratories around the world, bringing, to
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Analisi multiresiduale

Multiresidue analysis

Multiresidue analysis service for the determination of substances with pharmacological action in different types of matrices throughout the entire agri-food chain. Nowadays the concept of food safety means protecting consumers from a whole range of chemicals potentially present in animal-origin food. Monitoring animal-origin products throughout the entire agri-food chain means carrying out inspections starting from
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New OGM accreditations

Laemmegroup Laboratory is proud to announce the completion of the accreditation process related to the detection of all authorized OGM in food and feed for soy, corn, rapeseed, sugar beet and in animal feed for cotton, listed in the latest updated European Register dated 02/08/2019. The entire accreditation process complies with Accredia Technical Regulation RT-11
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The new release of T – Magazine is available on line

Tentamus Group in Italy is carrying forward its editorial project, that aims to share know how, identify common points of interest and discussion related to technical, analytical, research and development matters. This commitment is considered crucial in a market in continuous change and that increasingly demands challenging requirements. The new edition covers several topics, including
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SARS-CoV2 detection on surface testing

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 o 2019-nCoV) is proved to be persistent for even more than nine days on inanimate surfaces such as metal, glass and plastic, but it can be effectively inactivated through appropriate sanitisation (Kampf G. et al. Persistent of coronaviruses on inanimates surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents. Review. Journal of Hospital Infection.
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Possible faults in vegan minced meat

Worldwide, more and more people live vegan, i.e. they avoid all animal products for various reasons. Therefore, the market for vegan meat alternatives such as vegan minced meat is booming, so that a bolognese or a chili can also be prepared vegan.   Mineral oil components do not taste vegan as well   In a
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How to Collect Samples for Pesticide Residue Testing

Now, before you even get to collecting itself, you will need to prepare adequately for it. Here are some of the things that you should consider. Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) – Since there is a very high chance of personal contamination, you will need to protect yourself by wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, including masks, gloves, and
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New Pollen analysis – Judgement according to variable literature

The judgement of unifloral honey by pollen analysis is done in accordance with the requirements of EC honey directive (2001/110/EC) according to which unifloral honeys must have certain microscopic, physical-chemical and organoleptic characteristics. In Germany many unifloral honeys are regulated in the German Guideline for honey in more detail. Beside the minimum pollen content, the
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L.A.B. achieves ENAC accreditation in juices, nuts, and oilseeds

L.A.B. | Laboratorio Analítico Bioclínico continues its commitment to quality and continuous improvement of all analytical services provided. In consequence, L.A.B. has extended the accreditation for multi-residue analysis methods for pesticides in juices, nuts, and oilseeds (Exp. No. 493/LE1019) with a flexible scope in matrices and pesticides. This scope complements in an excellent way the
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New test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in air

Madrid, Spain. Today, Laboratorio Contol provides a new analysis (PCR) to detect SARS-CoV-2 in air samples to all its customers. This service is a powerful tool for the early detection of possible outbreaks of COVID-19 in the population. The laboratory started its research when the WHO (World Health Organization) updated the latest findings on infectious
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Increasing controls in the online food trade

The demand for food in the online trade increases annually and since Corona even by a multiple. From June 2021, monitoring in online trading is also to be strengthened with the reform of the German Food and Feed Code (LFGB).   More obligations for online platforms   Platforms which sell food from different suppliers online
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Novel Food: CBD Products

Foods containing hemp have experienced a renaissance in recent years. While products from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa L. such as hemp seeds or edible oil derived from it have been used as food for a long time, a consumption of cannabidiol (CBD) and other cannabinoids in appreciable amounts before 15.05.1997 could not be proven
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Are disinfectant products really effective and what should be considered?

When speaking of the efficacy of a biocide (disinfectant) product, three variables have a fundamental influence: Degree of surface contamination. The biocide will always be more effective whether the surface of application is already clean, since organic matter interferes with its active ingredients, reducing its disinfectant power. That is why it is important to know
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Analyst supports Israeli Startups

Analyst Launches Q&C Plan to Support Young Israeli Start-Ups

Under the Quick & Clean (Q&C) Plan, Analyst Research Laboratories enables early-stage Israeli life-science companies to gain access to state of the art equipment and staff. Thus, even feasibility studies can be performed on qualified and highly reliable equipment with highly-trained staff, enabling companies to make more reliable Go/No Go decisions.   Frequently, young start-up companies
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Breakfast buns with mold toxins and inadequate sensory

The breakfast table is prepared and, of course, for many people fresh buns are essential. If you don’t want to go to the bakery in the morning, you can bake up buns in the oven and enjoy fresh, warm buns. Buns to bake are available frozen or unrefrigerated in a protective gas atmosphere. But in
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