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Fera regularly share news and insight around a range of subjects across the agri-food chain.

    Fera Science key research partnership with UMF
    We play an integral role within the UMF®, providing high calibre testing to ensure the high quality of Manuka honey. Read more
    Illegal Levels of Arsenic found in Baby Foods
    In January 2016, the EU imposed a maximum limit of inorganic arsenic on manufacturers in a bid to mitigate associated health risks. Researchers* have found that little has changed since this law was passed and that 50 per cent of baby rice food products still contain an illegal level of inorganic arsenic. Read more
    New test can find amount of 'added' phosphates in prawns
    In the seafood industry to reduce thaw drip, improve texture and appearance of fish fillets synthetic polyphosphates have been used in frozen produce. More worryingly though, soaking in polyphosphate increases the update of water adding weight to produce and potentially increasing the cost of the goods. Whilst this practice is permitted declaration of the food additive is required. Read more
    Fera Science conveys scientific evidence to decision makers
    At Fera Science we are renowned for original thinking and this can be applied in the field, as we have developed a GIS-based web app to help our clients to respond to the challenges of population growth, pollution and climate change. The app presents high resolution imagery from an Unmanned Aerial System, enabling decision makers to more easily identify ways to protect natural resources and food security. Read more
    New test can find the species origin of gelatine-based products
    With accurate labelling of food a growing concern for consumers and the food industry increasingly subject to scrutiny, testing to ensure products meet legislative and labelling requirements is essential to securing public confidence. 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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