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Articles Food Pathogens

Preventing False-Positive Results in Pathogen Testing

Costly and tedious to follow up on, false-positive results in pathogen detection can be minimized with phages that reduce the occurrence of cross-reacting...


Articles Mycotoxins Analytical Service

Sampling for mycotoxins – do we care enough?

As mycotoxins are invisible, odorless and tasteless, the only way to determine if grains or feeds contain these undesired compounds is to analyze for them....


Articles Food Allergens

Allergen Thresholds are VITAL!

Legislation demands the labelling of allergens, but without reference materials, there is the omnipresent problem of lacking threshold limits.


Articles Food Allergens

The Hook Effect

When a negative is not a negative: The mystery about false test strip results.


Articles News Mycotoxins

Worldwide Mycotoxin Regulations

Mycotoxins can cause a variety of adverse health effects in humans and animals. The mycotoxins of most concern so far include aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1, G2 and...


Articles Mycotoxins Reference Materials

Creating Liquid Mycotoxin Calibrants: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Many accredited labs use reference materials to show traceability and reliability of their analysis results. What’s less well-known is how reference materials...


Articles Food Allergens

Beyond Immuno-Based Allergen Testing

ELISA, lateral flow, PCR or mass-spectrometry – is there a perfect test for allergens? Kurt Brunner discusses the pros and cons of each method.


Magazines Food Allergens

Spot On: How to Choose The Right Allergen Test Kit

Food manufacturers need to know what goes into their products, and communicate the presence of any potential allergens, even in trace amounts, to consumers....


News Food Allergens

Romer Academy 2016 – another successful meeting

11-12 May 2016, Tulln and Getzersdorf


Press Releases Food Allergens

Product Launch: New Soy Test Kit

With the launch of an improved AgraStrip® Soy, Romer Labs reduces the total assay time of its lateral flow device to 11 minutes while maintaining high standards...