In Japan, the consumption of the delicacy Fugu, or puffer fish, leads to 30 – 50 intoxications of humans per year, resulting in severe illness and sometimes death. The cause for this is [...]
The use of the antibiotic colistin in poultry farming is not unusual – but it poses risks. Now, several countries have banned it.
With the launch of the EuroProxima Malachite Green Total ELISA, R-Biopharm offers a screening test that is fully validated for the measurement of malachite green, leucomalachite green, crystal [...]
Water soluble vitamins are a great challenge to detect in foodstuff. Different concentration levels and the extraction from various food matrices need different analytical methods and tools for [...]
The use of the broad-spectrum antibiotic Chloramphenicol (CAP) is totally banned world-wide since many years. As an alternative substance, Florfenicol is widely used, mainly in veterinary [...]
Histamine is a biogenic amine which is naturally present in many foodstuffs – also in wine. Some people react to high histamine foods with headaches or other symptoms. More and more winemakers [...]