Introduction Ethylene Oxide (EtO) has been banned within the EU since
1991. Countries like Germany had already banned it in 1981. But it is
still used in countries like India, the U.S. and Canada to kill bacteria
and fungus on food such as sesame see...
Sample matrix There are as many sample preparation options available as
there are matrices. Some are more regulated than others, but it all
starts by looking at the matrix under consideration.A highly water-based
matrix is a different challenge than ...
Why is this the holy grail?We all know food samples are tricky. There
are a lot of different matrices, analytes, contaminants and sample
preparation methods to consider in food analysis, making this field very
challenging.Since the pandemic hit food ...
Situation before COVID-19 [caption id="attachment_22833"
align="alignright" width="512"] Number and categories of new
psychoactive substances reported to the EU Early Warning System for the
first time, 2005-2018.
One form of Fentanyl therapy is the use of skin patches.Over the past
few years, it has been found that Fentanyl abusers will chew used skin
patches – which can still contain 70% of the Fentanyl -- that they pick
up from trash bins.It is also common ...