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Determination of plant-available phosphorus in the soil (“Pt”): Revised and substantiated methods protocol for Denmark - established in collaboration with AGROLAB Agrar und Umwelt GmbH, DE-Sarstedt

QS

The Italian AGROLAB subsidiary for food analysis, “R&C Lab”, successfully took part in the QS round robin test.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has updated the reference values for riboflavin (vitamin B2) as part of the review of its scientific recommendations on nutrient consumption.

by AGROLAB Spain

Functional foods are those that, in addition to their usual nutritional effects, have biological compounds (nutrients or non-nutrients), with positive effects on one or more functions of the organism and which have beneficial effects on health, improving or reducing the risk of disease.

by AGROLAB Spain

The European food and drink industry (represented by FoodDrinkEurope) and the European vegan and vegetarian movement (represented by the European Vegetarian Union (EVU)) proposed a wording for a definition of requirements together, that need to be fulfilled to define “Food suitable for vegans” and “Food suitable for vegetarians” in accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011

Meanwhile we have tested more than 1.500 samples mainly eggs, and egg products for Fipronil, when another suspicious active Amitraz caused some attention.

noddle soup

The Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR) has published its risk assessment with respect to the Fipronil findings in egg products and chicken meat from hens that got in touch with Fipronil contaminated DEGA 16 disinfectant.