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    High levels of arsenic found in rice presents risk to UK children
    In a bid to mitigate associated health risks and to reduce children’s exposure to harmful contaminants, the European Commission imposed a maximum limit for inorganic arsenic concentrations for manufacturers to comply with. Following recent testing on multiple rice varieties sold in the UK, researchers have found that half of the rice samples in the study exceeded the maximum arsenic limits for young children. Read more
    Another perfectly scored set of eDNA results for Fera Science in the 2020 environmental DNA proficiency test
    Since the environmental DNA proficiency test scheme was introduced in 2017, Fera have participated in each of the rounds and this year scored another perfect result. All 10 blind samples, which included positive, negative and inhibited results, were correctly identified. Read more
    Fapas Helps the Baby Food Council
    Fera Science Limited’s proficiency testing group, Fapas® is making a significant contribution to help the Baby Food Council. Read more
    The New Fapas 2020 Programme is here
    The new Fapas® 2020-21 Proficiency Testing Programmes feature 20 New tests including an expanded range of B vitamins in baby foods, metals analysis in soy lecithin, allergens (sesame and gluten) in cumin, and the enumeration of aerobic plate count (APC) and lactic acid bacteria (LAB) in fruit juice. Read more
    Fapas refine their leading wine proficiency testing programme to reflect market demands
    With a full year of testing in the bag and significant customer feedback, Fapas have now refined their programme of wine proficiency tests to give customers’ a wider choice of different analytes to suit their requirements. Read more
    Introducing the new Fapas 2019-20 Proficiency Testing Schemes featuring New Microbiology, Dioxins & Tropane Alkaloids Tests to meet the needs of Industry
    Introducing the new Fapas 2019-20 Proficiency Testing Schemes featuring New Microbiology, Dioxins & Tropane Alkaloids Tests to meet the needs of Industry. Read more
    Perfect score for Fera in 2018 Environmental DNA Proficiency Test
    Proficiency testing is an essential part of laboratory quality procedure, designed to provide evidence of the robustness of the testing to ensure that excellent quality service is delivered to customers. Our quality assurance and experience make us the partner of choice for ecologists needing accurate and timely results. Read more
    The new Fapas website is here!
    We are excited to announce the launch of a new Fapas website. This is just the start of our evolving digital journey to make dealing with us a more streamlined and seamless experience for our global customers and partners. Read more

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