Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Melamine Analysis Program

In response to the recent alert issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Thermo Fisher Scientific (Waltham, Massachusetts) has initiated a program focused on assisting government and commercial food testing laboratories in developing and implementing methods for analyzing melamine in food products imported from China.

In response to the recent alert issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Thermo Fisher Scientific (Waltham, Massachusetts) has initiated a program focused on assisting government and commercial food testing laboratories in developing and implementing methods for analyzing melamine in food products imported from China. The company reportedly offers the necessary instruments and supplies for sample preparation and analysis as well as methods support. The company plans to develop melamine analysis courses that will be available at training centers worldwide and at customer sites.