Our experts focus on the scientific research relating to intentionally added food components and to those arising from chemical changes during food processing, bioactive chemicals and natural toxicants.
If you are unsure what kind of tests you need, we can help you diagnose your sample using our extensive analysis techniques.
Fera Science Limited can analyse food or feed samples to measure levels of nitrate and nitrite. The methods used are fully compliant with EU contaminants legislation to allow you to assess your compliance with regulatory limits in place.
Fera’s contamination scientists are able to offer tests for a comprehensive range of Chloropropanols, including MCPD and DCP, with many test variants upon request. Fera’s food safety experts have many years of experience working with industry for contaminants testing, and can undertake bespoke studies tailored to your individual requirements, please contact us to learn more.
Ethyl carbamate (EC), sometimes called urethane, is a naturally occurring compound in fermented foods and alcoholic beverages, and a known carcinogen. In many cases ethyl carbamate is formed by the reaction between cyanate and ethanol, though this is not the only means by which it forms.
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