Mycotoxins: Make your analyses more reliable by using reference material

Mycotoxins are a major problem for global agriculture, with contaminations regularly causing crop losses. Reference materials, as part of quality assurance, are indispensable to reliably detect [...]

The 6 biggest challenges in mycotoxin analysis (and how to overcome them)

Mycotoxins are among the most important topics in food safety. However, analysis poses some challenges for laboratories as detection is a difficult task, and therefore, mycotoxins go undetected [...]

T-2 and HT-2 toxin: A threat to the grain harvest?

Grain harvest is well under way. This brings mycotoxins such as aflatoxin and ochratoxin into the focus again. However, also the less known mycotoxins T-2 and HT-2 toxin are a threat to harvest. [...]

Mycotoxin analysis via smartphone: new hope for farmers?

Mycotoxins are a big threat to agriculture. Particularly in developing countries, crops are often contaminated with mycotoxins – with dangerous consequences for the population. Modern technology [...]

The fastest mycotoxin LFD reader in the market

The RIDA®SMART APP V3.0 is a breakthrough update making it the fastest available LFD reader for mycotoxin analysis with improved scan speed, better camera functionality, user classification [...]

Well equipped for mycotoxin analysis

Mycotoxins are a major concern for the grain industry. In Europe, the last year has been particularly demanding as the damp weather promoted mildew and, thus, the formation of mycotoxins. The [...]

Trichothecenes: Boost your mycotoxin analysis with multi-analyte testing

Fungal infections can reduce crop yields and can also give rise to mycotoxin contamination. There are many different types of mycotoxins and they often occur simultaneously. Test methods which [...]

Mycotoxin analysis just keeps getting easier

For laboratories carrying out routine mycotoxin analysis and running large numbers of samples every day, it makes good sense to investigate the possibility of automation. Novel [...]

Fusarium toxins in wheat: Here’s what farmers need to know now

Many farmers are currently concerned about Fusarium fungi: The humid climate of this year has created ideal conditions for moulds. The fungal toxins could cost farmers a significant part of their [...]