Beware of mycotoxins in oats

Consumption of oats in North America and Europe has been increasing for several years now. With their high content of vitamins, minerals and fiber, they are a valuable addition to the diet. But [...]

“Free from“ market continues to grow

The demand for gluten-free, lactose-free and other “free from“ foods is rising – and an end is not in sight. On the occasion of the “Free From Functional Food Expo“ in Barcelona, we take a look [...]

How to start with vitamin analysis

Measuring the vitamin content of foods can be complicated. Smaller laboratories often avoid the effort and hire external labs for the analysis. But with the right tools, vitamin analysis can be [...]

Sampling: the key to reliable analysis

In mycotoxin analysis, the reliability of a test result depends not only on the test system used. Representative sampling and appropriate sample preparation have a much greater influence.

Challenges for allergen management

Allergens are a risk for the food industry. In order to place safe products on the market, it is essential to implement an effective allergen management, covering all critical areas from product [...]