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Automated Solutions for Determining 3-MCPD and Glycidyl Fatty Acid Esters in Edible Oils and Fats

16 October, 2019

Eva Walter (Walter Rau Neusser Öl und Fett AG - A Bunge Company)

This webinar will focus on automating the complex sample preparation process for the determination of 3-MCPD and glycidyl fatty acid esters in edible oils and fats. The advantages of automation, especially with regard to routine release analysis in production, where short analysis times and easy handling are essential, will be discussed.

Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography (LC×LC) for the Analysis of Bioactive Compounds in Foodstuffs

24 October, 2019

Luigi Mondello (University of Messina, Italy)

This webinar will help you understand the importance of foodstuffs as potential sources of bioactive molecules with beneficial effects on the human health, describe the benefits provided by comprehensive two-dimensional LC techniques, for the separation/identification of complex matrices, and demonstrate how to implement LC×LC approaches using different column combinations and instrumental set-ups.

Mass Spectrometry in Authenticity Testing and Allergen Detection: Novel approaches from Food Proteomics


Jens Brockmeyer (Institute of Biochemistry and Technical Biochemistry, University Stuttgart)

Learn about the methodological basics of food proteomics, novel approaches in authenticity testing employing proteomics and mass spectrometry, and opportunities and pitfalls in the important field of allergen detection.

A New Integrated, Sample-to-Result, Analytical Workflow for the Sensitive and Reliable Analysis of Polar Anionic Pesticides and Metabolites


Richard Fussell and Fausto Pigozzo (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

This webinar introduces a new validated ion-chromatography triple quadrupole mass spectrometry based workflow for the robust, sensitive and reliable determination of a group of polar anionic pesticides and metabolites at low µg/kg levels, without the need for derivatization, and all in a single analysis.

Expert Series: Food & Beverage Applications of Ion Chromatography

Online Tutorial

Dr Joachim Weiss, Ph.D (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

This presentation covers key food and beverage applications of ion chromatography including nitrite/nitrate in meat and milk products, sulfite analysis in wine, iodide analysis in baby formula, polyphosphates in cheese, biogenic amines in vegetables, pesticides and herbicides, and carbohydrate analysis.

Accurate Mass Spectra Worth Reading for Food and Environmental Analysis

On-Demand Webinar

Atsushi Yamamoto (Tottori University of Environmental Studies, Japan)

In this presentation, the fundamentals of high-resolution mass spectral interpretation are provided, together with some practical examples in food and environmental analysis.

Metabolomic Profiling of Superfood Seeds in Bakery Products using a Benchtop GC Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer

On-Demand Webinar

Dr Jürgen Wendt (LECO European Application and Technology Center, Berlin, Germany)

In this webinar a benchtop GC TOF-MS is used to evaluate the metabolomic profile of chia, flax and sesame seeds, looking for chemical markers to confirm the presence of such seeds in food products.

Tracing the Origin of Food: Establish Food Authenticity using Elemental Profiling

On-Demand Webinar

Susan Ebeler (UC Davis), Courtney Tanabe (UC Davis) and Jenny Nelson (Agilent Technologies)

Learn how elemental profiling using ICP-MS, ICP-OES, and MP-AES can be used as an approach for geographic authentication of various foods and beverages.

Which IC-MS to Choose for Your Drinking Water Analysis

On-Demand Webinar

Alexander Semyonov (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

In this on-demand presentation, we look at several water analysis methods routinely performed by drinking and wastewater facilities, from common anion and perchlorate determinations, to the analysis of disinfection byproducts, such as haloacetic acids (HAAs), bromate, and ionic pesticides.

Analytical Approaches to Trace Elements in Food

On-Demand eSeminar

Multi-Speaker Event

Separation Science, in collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific, has developed an on-demand learning event covering analytical approaches to trace elements in food matrices. From a brief history and regulatory outlook to modern ICP-MS applications and methods, and through to new instrumental solutions, this multi-speaker event has your elemental analysis questions covered.

New Trends, Methods & Applications in Food Safety Analysis

On-Demand eSeminar

Multi-Speaker Event

Separation Science, in collaboration with PerkinElmer and Waters, has developed an on-demand multi-speaker eSeminar covering trends, methods and applications of analytical techniques in food safety analysis. Presented by Bert Popping (FOCOS, Germany), Ilka Haase (Eurofins Genomics, Germany), Ellen Miseo (Teak Origin, USA), Sara Stead (Waters), Jacqueline van der Wielen (Mars Wrigley Confectionary), Melanie Downs and Philip Johnson (Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Chiara Dall'Asta (University of Parma and European Food Safety Authority) and Alessandro Baldi Talini (PerkinElmer)

Food Safety Analysis Conference (27 & 28 November 2018, Singapore)

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Food Science & Separation Science

Many countries in the Asia Pacific region are stepping up regulations on food safety. This requires adjustments to analytical testing strategies and methodologies in all laboratories working with food matrices for national and international markets. These testing strategies include protocols for food safety, food authentication and food fraud. These are just a few of the important areas that will be covered at Food Safety Analysis 2018 by international experts from organisations such as Danone, Mars, Fonterra, Nestle, Eurofins, RIKILT, FERA and EU reference labs.

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