The Column-02-04-2013

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February 04, 2013

Love it or hate it, cheese is everywhere in western diets, but have you ever wondered when cheese production began?

Sigma approaches are used to reduce variations and improve quality when performing chromatographic procedures. The terminology of this approach is introduced, together with illustrative examples and suggestions.

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February 04, 2013

A team of scientists at the University of Regensburg (Regensburg, Germany) has discovered a microbial defence method used by emerald cockroach wasp (Ampulex compresa F.) larvae to prevent its food source, the cockroach, from putrefying.1

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February 04, 2013

Market profile: Ion chromatography

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February 04, 2013

The Column spoke to Janie Dubois, Laboratory Programme Manager at the International Food Safety Training Laboratory (IFSTL), about the training programme to boost the standard of food analysis to comply with internationally recognized food safety standards and US regulations.

The requirements for GPC/SEC data analysis to obtain precise, reproducible and accurate results are very specialized. Therefore, often dedicated software tools offering flow-rate correction or different calibration options need to be employed. This instalment of Tips & Tricks looks at these requirements.