Joanie Daly
Joanie Daly
Senior Marketing Communications Specialist for Waters' Food, Environmental, and Chemical Materials business units. 20+ years experience in science marketing and communications.

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Simplifying the Screening Workflow for Extractables Testing: Infographic

By February 2, 2017
Waters Solutions for Extractablese & Leachables | Infographic

The safety of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and foodstuffs may be compromised by chemical compounds in the various types of packaging and food contact materials (FCMs) that are in direct contact with the consumer product. Due to… Read more >

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Screening for Melamine, Cyanuric Acid, and Dicyandiamide in Powdered Milk and Infant Formula

By June 22, 2015

Melamine and cyanuric acid (CA) are low mass, nitrogen-rich compounds that have been linked to protein adulteration in various foodstuffs in the past.1 While melamine and cyanuric acid are not individually toxic, in combination they can… Read more >

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Detecting Counterfeit Cosmetics

By June 22, 2015

Every year the cosmetics industry suffers multi-billion dollar losses due to counterfeit cosmetic products.1 Due to much stricter regulatory controls in Europe and North America, 66% of counterfeit goods come from Asia.2 The risk to… Read more >

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Characterizing Extractables from Packaging Materials

By April 9, 2015

Characterization of packaging in various industries has become more important due to ever-increasing global regulations. The first regulations for plastics used in food packaging and contact materials were established in 1982 in Europe1, which have… Read more >

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Agro Food industry Hi Tech article: Ensuring the Consistency and Quality of Food and Beverages with New Advancements in Mass Spectrometry

By March 16, 2015

by Joe Romano  Joe Romano is Senior Manager of Waters’ Food and Environmental Business and a member of the AgroFood Industry Hi Tech Scientific Advisory Board In his recently published article in AGRO Food Industry Hi… Read more >

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Advancing the Characterization and Quality Control of Botanical Extracts with Mass Spectrometry

By January 29, 2015
Edwards Gardens - Flower mix - Toronto, Ontario (July 16th, 2008)

Bio-Botanica is a leading manufacturer of 500+ quality botanical extracts for the cosmetic, personal care, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. With a continuing focus on innovation, Bio-Botanica has pioneered numerous advancements in the botanical field over its… Read more >

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Sample Profiling of Pesticide Formulations Using UV and MS Detection for Component Identification

By January 16, 2015

For the agricultural chemicals industry, the analytical quality control of pesticide products ensures that a consistent and effective product reaches the farm. More specifically, the detection, characterization, and quantitation of the active ingredient(s) as well… Read more >

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Analysis of Microcystins in Bottled, Tap, and Surface Water with 2D-LC Technology

By January 12, 2015

Algae bloom is the result of a rapid accumulation of cyanobacteria in freshwater and other ecosystems. Their presence is predominantly linked to excess nutrients (fertilizers) from water runoff. In some instances, harmful blooms can pose… Read more >

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High-Speed, High-Resolution Analysis of Low Molecular Weight Polymers

By January 12, 2015

Gel permeation chromatography (GPC) is a well-established, informative method for characterizing polymers. However, while a great amount of information can be obtained using this technique, there are inherent limitations to this type of analysis. Columns… Read more >

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Enantioseparation and detection of triazole fungicides in wheat grain and wheat straw using Convergence Chromatography and mass spectrometry

By December 30, 2014
CM_Wheat

The safe use of crop protection products is of paramount importance to the agricultural chemicals manufacturing industry. Extensive studies and trials are carried out in support of product registration. These studies ensure that any risks… Read more >

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