“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 [...]

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 [...]

Infographic: Gluten-free food

It’s Coeliac Awareness Week in Australia. Reason enough for us to focus on gluten-free food, a food segment of increasing importance. Check out our infographic for some interesting facts [...]

Cashew: Small nut, high risk of allergy?

Cashew is a popular snack and also an important ingredient for confectionery and cereal products. Yet, its allergenic potential is often underestimated. For nut allergy sufferers, cashew can be a [...]

Lateral flow tests in allergen management

In allergen analysis, lateral flow tests are mainly used for cleaning control. Yet, these handy dipsticks can do more than just test surfaces for allergen residues. Newer models are also suitable [...]

Hidden allergens: gluten in ready meals

People suffering from celiac disease or gluten intolerance must strictly avoid gluten. That’s often difficult especially when it comes to ready meals. We show you which meals might contain hidden [...]

Does your chocolate contain allergens?

The 7th of July is World Chocolate Day: An excellent moment to put the spotlight on that tasty treat. According to the statistics, we eat around 9 kg of chocolate per year. Yet, many people must [...]

Soya: Healthy and versatile

Soya is becoming more and more popular not only among vegetarians. But there’s more to soya than tofu: The „miracle bean“ takes on important tasks in the food and technical industry. Here’s [...]

Training Videos on Gluten Analysis

A major problem of gluten analysis is the background contamination of cereal dust in the laboratory. Therefore, it is of prime importance to clean the lab with 60 % Ethanol before starting the [...]

New: RIDASCREEN®FAST Lysozym

R-Biopharm has finished the development of the RIDASCREEN®FAST Lysozym ELISA (Art. No. R6452) and since May this kit is available . This kit is suitable for the quantitative detection of lysozyme [...]