The occurrence of mycotoxins is as we all know very much on the weather during critical stages of the growth of the plant. For example, rain and moderate temperatures during the flowering of wheat leads to a higher risk of Fusarium toxins. I remember our colleague from France not only watched the Roland Garros tennis tournament because of the tennis, but also because of the weather. Rain during Roland Garros means DON in the field according to him.
R-Biopharm Podcast “food for thoughts about food and feed testing”. In thispodcast we will expand a bit more on the background of food analysis testing. The influence of some critical steps prior to the actual testing: Sampling, grinding size and test sample size.
Today’s topic is how to make sure your results are as correct a possible – how to maximize the validity of your results. We will discuss this with Carrie Maune and Jordon Bierbaum of Trilogy Analytical Laboratory.
Our guest today is Dr. Martin Mehl, product manager for PCR and we will talk a bit about a very interesting topic: The quality of beer. The past years we had a real boom of microbreweries and a lot of let’s say non-regular or even experimental beer types appeared. Also, there is a strong focus of natural, local and craftmanship. How did that influence the risk of beer spoilage?