Are You Looking to BOOST Your Chromatography Workout?

Pre-workout powder drinks have become a staple for many fitness-fanatics across the world. However, athletes and gym-regulars alike may not always think about what they are putting into their bodies when a new fad hits the scene. Thanks to the implementation of the food safety modernization act (FSMA) and new Continue Reading

What is the Food Testing Method Modernization Movement?

Guest Author: David Kennedy Chromatography –Whether gas, liquid, or some other variation – is an analytical tool whose primary purpose is to separate one chemical species from another, i.e., to “speciate”. Food is a complex mixture of hundreds, if not thousands, of chemical compounds, so the potential ability to isolate Continue Reading

Milton’s Featured Method: Chlorinated Pesticides from Poultry Fat

Concerns surrounding pesticide contamination are not limited to fruits and vegetables. According to Toxics Action Center, pesticides are used almost everywhere: not only in agricultural fields, but also in homes, parks, schools, buildings, forests, and roads.

Recap: SoCal Dietary Supplements Chromatography Forum

Last month, Phenomenex hosted the SoCal Dietary Supplements Chromatography Forum—an all-day assembly co-sponsored by Alkemist Laboratories and US Pharmacopeia (USP) to discuss “the need and approach to modernizing USP dietary supplement monographs,” particularly those based upon chromatography.

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.

Real Life Application: Cereal and Aflatoxins

Separation sciences can be tough to grasp. The real-life impact isn’t always immediately obvious, and we’re often left wondering how it all affects our day-to-day. Real-Life Applications are here to show you some of the most prevalent ways chromatography makes life worth living.

Technical Note Spotlight: Acrylamide from Coffee

Good for you, bad for you, causes cancer, cures it? No matter what studies show about coffee, it hasn’t stopped us from drinking it by the gallon.

Real Life Application: Antibiotic-Free Meat

Separation sciences can be tough to grasp. The real-life impact isn’t always immediately obvious, and we’re often left wondering how it all affects our day-to-day. Real-Life Applications are here to show you some of the most prevalent ways chromatography makes life worth living.