What is Bisphenol A (BPA) and How Does It Affect You?

BPA

By Scott Krepich, Food and Environmental Application Scientist The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is used in the production of some plastics, many of which are utilized in water bottles and Continue Reading

Modern Chromatography Combats the Crime of Olive Oil Counterfeiting

Olive Oil

Inspector Clouseau –Please Call Your Office! Modern Chromatography Combats the Crime of Olive Oil Counterfeiting By: David C. Kennedy, PhD Those with a love of mysteries will fondly remember Inspector Continue Reading

What are Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances-Why Should You Care?

Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances

Guest Author: Allen Misa Food safety issues and environmental contamination concerns are treated much differently based on the laws that govern them. Government agencies such as, the Food and Drug Continue Reading

SPE Method Validation Terms: Precision and Accuracy

In the heart of every good chromatographer is a solid understanding of the most crucial vocabulary. For those practicing solid phase extraction, precision and accuracy are fundamental components to their craft.

Justice Served: Peanut Exec Gets Virtual Life Sentence

Most of us are lucky enough to trust that our food is safe. This was not the case for nine people who lost their lives and hundreds more sickened by contaminated peanut products from the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA)—and now, some company authorities are paying the price.