| Fast and Accurate Sugar, Acid and Sulfite Analysis using Gallery Discrete Analyzers |
The analysis timeline is critical in winemaking to assure the quality of the finished product. Discrete Analyzer systems assure fast, reliable and repeatable results by utilizing specific enzyme reactions, and robust robotics to streamline laboratory analysis during critical times of the year, like harvest. We will discuss the principles of photometric analysis, important parameters to analyze in grapes and wine, and how a Discrete Analyzer is used in a wine laboratory.
| Automated Malt Analysis Using Discrete Analyzers |
OnDemand Webinar: In this presentation, Aaron McLeod, Director, Hartwick College Center for Craft Food and Beverage,discusses new approaches for the automation of malt chemistries and potential benefits and cost-efficiencies of discrete analysis methods. Learn more: www.thermofisher.com/discreteanalysis
| HPAE-PAD for Prebiotic Ingredient Characterizations |
Learn about the analysis of prebiotic characterization using anion-exchange chromatography, including key structural features and the best techniques
| Derivatization-free Analysis of Simple Sugars in Foods and Beverages using HPAE-PAD |
During this on-demand event, Dr. Jeffrey Rohrer discusses the benefits of using high-performance anion-exchange chromatography coupled with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAE-PAD), which does not require sample derivatization and recent technological advances, including high-pressure ion chromatography.
| Characterization of Prebiotics Using High-Performance Anion Exchange Chromatography (HPAEC) at High pH Coupled with Pulsed Electrochemical Detection (PED) |
HPAC-PED is effective in the analysis of oligo- & polysaccharides, as well as prebiotics which can affect the composition and activity GI microflora.
|Simplifying Carbohydrate Testing in Food and Beverages to Meet Food Quality and Labeling Requirements Using Ion Chromatography and Pulsed Amperometric Detection||View webinar|
| Novel HPLC Approaches for Carbohydrate Analysis in Beverages and Foods |
Novel HPLC Approaches for Carbohydrate Analysis in Beverages and Foods
Pesticides, POPs and organic contaminants
| See the Pesticides You’ve Been Missing with a Thermo Scientific Orbitrap ID-X Tribrid Mass Spectrometer and AcquireX |
Due to the globalization of the food industry and the large number of pesticide residues used worldwide, multiresidue methods offer a great advantage allowing analysis of hundreds of pesticides in a single run. During this presentation, we will discuss the implementation of a multiresidue method for semi-quantitation and screening of pesticide residues utilizing Thermo Scientific Orbitrap ID-X Tribrid mass spectrometer and AcquireX intelligent MSn data acquisition strategy for automatic background exclusion. We will present how this workflow improves pesticide screening and confirmation at low concentration levels. Quantitation data will also be presented and discussed.
| Multi-class Veterinary Drug Quantitation with a Comprehensive Workflow |
The screening and routine quantitation of veterinary drugs in food products is one of the most important and demanding applications in food safety. Despite the recent technological advancements in LC-MS, it is still challenging to obtain excellent chromatographic peak shapes, adequate sensitivity, and accurate quantitation of more than 170 veterinary drugs from different chemical classes within a single, multi-class method.
| LC–MS Workflows for Veterinary Drug Testing Laboratories |
The screening and routine quantitation of veterinary drugs in diverse sample matrices are demanding applications that require laboratories to develop workflows that will not only address regulatory guidelines, but also enable detection of compounds beyond the scope of routine targeted quantitative assays.
| Characterization of Substances in Food Packaging Migration Studies using LC- and GC- coupled to HRAM-MS |
Today, there are several hundreds of authorized substances used in the manufacture of food packaging materials, creating the possibility of chemical contamination of food via migration from the packaging. To ensure food and consumer safety, manufacturers of food packaging materials are required to conduct migration studies following regulatory guidelines. There is also a requirement to carry out a safety evaluation for non-intentionally added substances (NIAS) which may arise from impurities or degradation products of positively listed substances or residues from polymerization processes.
| What Every Pesticide Analyst Needs to Know: Expert Roundtable Discussion |
What Every Pesticide Analyst Needs to Know: Listen to Key Expert Roundtable Discussion
| Direct Analysis of Food and Beverages using SPME- GC-MS/MS – No Sample Cleanup, Automated and Highly Specific |
Optimize and validate a simple, inexpensive, and rapid method to confirm and identify biologically active flavorings.
| Pesticide Residues Analysis Webinar: Shifting the Paradigm in GC-MS Pesticide Analysis |
There is growing interest in the use of gas chromatography-high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) mass spectrometry for the non-targeted screening of pesticides in food. This approach is now enabled by the improved full scan performance of the latest GC-HRAM systems. It is now possible to analyze targeted, suspected, and unexpected residues in a single workflow with an easy-to-use GC-MS system that provides an unprecedented level of performance in routine analysis.
Join Prof. Fernandez-Alba, who will share his thoughts on the performance of GC-HRAM technology including the ease of use, performance, and effectiveness of the GC-MS system and intelligent software for the analysis of pesticides in fruit and vegetables.
| Pesticide Residues Analysis Webinar: GC-MS/MS Based Multi-Residue Determination of Pesticides in Difficult Matrices |
Listen to the webinar to learn about optimal sample preparation methods and how this can save time when performing pesticides residue analysis by GC-MS/MS
| Pesticide Residues Analysis Webinar: Being on the Safe Side – Pesticide Quantitation with a Comprehensive Workflow |
This presentation describes the development and implementation of compete workflow solutions based on LC-MS/MS and LC-HRAM-MS/MS.
| Utilizing the Power of LC-Orbitrap MS Technology for the Multi-Residue Analysis of Pesticides |
This webinar will provide pesticides residue analysts with new information from an independent thorough evaluation of the capabilities of LC–HRAM technology for the analysis of pesticide residues in QuEChERS extracts of food.
| A Deeper Look into the Life of Dioxins and POPs Lab Tips from the Experts |
David Hope, an internationally renowned expert in POPs analysis will explain what are the factors, which make a Dioxin and POPs laboratory a success.
| Utilizing the Power of GC-Orbitrap MS technology for the Multi-residue Analysis of Pesticides |
Learn the capabilities and potential application of GC–Orbitrap technology for the analysis of pesticide residues in QuEChERS extracts of food.
|Triumphs and Challenges of High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry in Comprehensive Pesticide Residue Screens||View webinar|
|Meeting the New EC Regulations for Dioxin Detection and Confirmation Using GC-MS/MS||View webinar|
| Simultaneous Quantitative Determination and Screening of Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetabls Using LC-Q-Orbitrap-MS |
In this webinar, Hans Mol (RIKILT – Wageningen UR) discusses how the Thermo Scientific™ Q Exactive™ family of mass spectrometers (namely the Thermo Scientific™ Q Exactive™ Focus MS) enables their team to integrate the two approaches in one measurement and how this makes their workflow more efficient and more effective. Different non-target acquisition options of the instrument will be explained and why they favour the combination of full scan and vDIA (variable Data Independent Acquisition) for their application. The outcome of a quantitative and qualitative performance evaluation according to the EU guidelines for validation and AQC (SANCO/12571/2013) will be presented to demonstrate that this new technology is fit-for-purpose.
| Efficient High through-put UHPLC-HRMS Based Screening and Quantification of Veterinary Drugs |
The use of veterinary drugs is an integral part of the process of raising food producing animals. However, it is important to monitor residues from some of these drugs as they may cause detrimental health effects to humans.An efficient system was developed to monitor residues of veterinary drugs in animals delivered to local slaughtering houses. Monitored are some 100 different veterinary drugs at relevant concentration levels.
|Development and Applications of Liquid Chromatography-High Resolution Mass Spectrometry for the Analysis of Chemical Contaminants in Foods||View webinar|
| High Resolution MS Screening and Quantitation Method for Contaminants in Dietary Supplements |
In this webinar, learn how researchers from the U.S. FDA developed a UHPLC-Orbitrap MS method for the simultaneous screening and quantitation of pharmaceutical adulterants and plant toxins and metabolites in 30 herbal dietary supplements. An optimized QuEChERS-like extraction and high resolution spectra recorded in full MS–data dependent MS–MS acquisition mode provided a high degree of confidence in identifying the analytes. Requirements for confirmation of analyte identity and strategies for quantitation are also discussed.
|Orbitrap High Resolution Mass Spectrometry for Mycotoxin Analysis – Quantitative Determination and Metabolite Discovery||View webinar|
| Demystifying Challenging Applications for ICP-MS Speciation and Nanoparticles |
Attend this web seminar to discover how you can perform reliable speciation analysis and nanoparticle characterization with dedicated hardware and software features that enable you to easily gain additional analytical information needed to fully understand the true composition of the your samples.
| Applying ICP-MS to Speciation and Quantitative Analysis of Arsenic in Foodstuffs and Beverages |
Webinar: Applying ICP-MS to Speciation and Quantitative Analysis of Arsenic in Foodstuffs and Beverages. You will learn about the recent EU regulations regarding arsenic in rice based foodstuffs, the latest developments in arsenic speciation using IC-ICP-MS and the performance of ICP-MS for total arsenic measurement in a selection of food samples.
| Bromine Speciation in Ozonated Drinking Water |
This webinar focuses on the quantification of bromide and bromate at sub-ppb levels using ion chromatography in combination with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Advantages of this method include stable and quantitative bromate recovery and high salt tolerance.
|The Determination of Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water Using EPA Method 218.7||View webinar|
|Complete Inorganic Elemental Speciation Analysis Solutions for Food Safety||View webinar|
Anions and Cations
|Analysis of Perchlorate, Chromate and Inorganic Anions in Drinking Water||View webinar|
|Analysis of Perchlorate in Food Matrices via 2DIC||View webinar|
|Determination of Inorganic Ions in Municipal Drinking Water and Wastewater by High-Pressure Capillary Ion Chromatography||View webinar|
|High-Pressure Ion Chromatography—An Introduction||View webinar|
| Features of Different Mass Analyzers Applied to Multi-Allergen Screening |
In this webinar, a comparison of two mass spectrometry-based approaches for multiplex detection of residual allergens in food matrices will be discussed. As it will be presented, the Thermo Scientific™ Exactive™ Orbitrap mass spectrometer enabled untargeted, data independent acquisition at the highest resolving power, generating extracted ion chromatograms based on the accurate masses of the selected marker ions along with their respective fragments. As an alternative, the use of the Thermo Scientific™ LTQ Velos™ linear ion trap mass spectrometer allowed high speed data dependent MS/MS acquisition to search for proper peptide markers and transitions to be further implemented in an SRM method.
|High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Tailored to Multiallergen Detection||View webinar|
| Adulteration Testing of Edible Oils By FT-NIR I|
ntentional adulteration of pure edible oils by lower quality oils is an economically advantageous practice. These adulterated oils are a threat to product authenticity and, in some cases, a serious consumer health issue. Companies that utilize edible oils are taking a significant financial liability if they cannot positively authenticate the purity of oils that they are using in the manufacturing of food products. For successful authenticate testing, food companies need a fast and rugged analytical technique that can be used in a production plant environment. FT-NIR is an ideal analysis technique that meets food companies needs for analysis in the matter of seconds and ease of use – without sacrificing the sensitivity needed to discriminate between pure versus slightly adulterated oil samples.
Learn how near-infrared analysis can be used to: Ensure edible oil quality at material reception Reduce costs with rapid analysis that replaces time-consuming wet-chemistry techniques Guarantee final products meet specification before shipment
| Dried Dairy Product Analysis by FT-NIR |
Monitoring and controlling critical to quality parameters, such as moisture, protein and fat, is crucial for the profitability of producers of dried dairy products. For companies that use these products as ingredients in food and feed, the functionality and nutritional value must be consistent and within specification. Guaranteeing the quality and authenticity of dried dairy product is important for human safety as well as grading to meet federal regulatory standards. Near-Infrared is an accurate, economical and easily implemented technology that can perform multi-component analysis in a matter of seconds. Learn how NIR spectroscopy can be used to:
Monitor and control your manufacturing processes to maximize efficiency and quality Guarantee product meets final product specifications before shipment Ensure quality of dried dairy products at material reception Reduce costs with rapid analysis that replaces time consuming wet-chemistry testing Relieve QC testing bottlenecks in the laboratory
| Handle Food Samples with Care for Reliable Rheological Results |
Mouthfeel… Spreadability… Appearance… Stability for shelf-life…Testing the structure of a food is essential to ensure the final product appeals to consumers. Key rheological results can be thrown off by some easy slip-ups in sample handling or the test method itself. This webinar reviews the critical steps before pressing ‘start’ on your rheometer: Sample handling Sample loading Sufficient recovery Design of test method Gain confidence in your sampling skills, test method, and rheological results from R&D to QC.
| Understand Flow Behavior of Food Products–From Processing to Mouth Feel |
The basics of food rheology will be explained by means of practical examples correlating with real processes. Mouth feeling, spreadability, processability Time- and temperature-dependent behavior Filling behavior, extensional rheology Aggregation and disaggregation, thixotropy Who should attend: Customers involved in the development, characterization, and testing of food products and their processability with basic knowledge of rheology.
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