In a previous blog post titled “IC-MS: The Solution to the Problem
Analysis of Polar Pesticides!” I outlined the advantages of Ion
chromatography-mass spectrometry (IC-MS) for the analysis of polar
pesticides in complex food matrices. I also indicate...
Liquid chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometer (LC-MS/MS)
systems started to become more widely used for the analysis of pesticide
residues around the year 2000. Availability of this advanced
technology-enabled 30-40 LC-amenable pesticides...
The Pesticides Analytical Challenge Laboratories involved in pesticide
residue analysis in foods are often challenged to analyse hundreds of
different pesticides in hundreds of different sample types of varying
matrix complexity. Unfortunately, after...
Recently my colleagues at the Thermo Fishers Scientific Customer
Solution Centre in Beijing encountered some challenges with the
validation of new methods for the quantitation of polar pesticides in
food. These challenges were outlined in a Separatio...
In August 2018 I was fortunate to be able to attend, for the first time,
the Dioxin 2018 conference in Krakow, Poland. This conference combined
the 38th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic
Pollutants (POPs) & 10th International ...
I have re-read the post and South Indian Black Tea was not mentioned. In
fact the origin of the tea was not stated by either BfR or the European
Food Safety authority who issued the various reports referenced. The
blog post also mentions the fact tha...