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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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Compliance Can Be Complicated, But It Doesn’t Have to Be

By February 18, 2015

Compliance is required by every regulated industry and in nearly every nation. Whether it’s complying with strict regulations from the United States Food and Drug Administration, the European Directorate for Quality Medicines, or other regulators… Read more >

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Authenticity of Herbal Supplements: The Analytical Tug-of-War

By February 6, 2015

Is DNA barcoding the best technique to test product authenticity or adulteration? Or chromatography and mass spectrometry? The New York State attorney general’s office accused four major retailers of selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous herbal… Read more >

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

By January 29, 2015

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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Analysis of Food Contact Materials

By January 28, 2015

Food Contact Materials (FCMs) cover a variety of materials and articles that come in contact with food during its lifetime, from food manufacturing through to preparation in our own kitchens. Food contact materials can be… Read more >

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Make the Most of Your CDS Data

By January 9, 2015

Are you being asked to reduce laboratory costs and increase laboratory efficiency while ensuring your data meets regulatory expectations? The amount of data being produced by your chromatography data system (CDS) increases every year. Being… Read more >

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Discovery OMICS for Food Authenticity Testing

By December 8, 2014

There is increased concern regarding the authenticity of basmati rice throughout the world. For years, traders have been passing off a lesser quality rice as the world’s finest long-grained, aromatic rice, basmati, in key markets like… Read more >

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The Elephant in Your LAB

By November 3, 2014

It’s a critical part of your laboratory. It contributes to the overall productivity and is the foundation to simplify your overall operations. Everyone is acutely aware of its day-to-day challenges, has common concerns, and can… Read more >

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Increasing the Efficiency and Accuracy of Pesticide Residue Screening in Food using Microfluidic Chromatography and Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

By October 23, 2014

With the ever-increasing number of compounds that need to be monitored at low concentrations in a wide variety of complex food commodities, pesticide residue analysis in food has become a more challenging task. There is… Read more >

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