Food safety analytical scientists point to food safety gaps in Africa

AFRICA – Food safety analytical scientists from across Africa have pointed to significant gaps in physical and human capacity throughout the continent to ensure that the food its population eats is healthy and nutritious, in a new survey released at the AOAC International Sub-Saharan Africa Section’s annual meeting in Johannesburg. The Sub-Saharan Africa Section of the AOAC serves as an…

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AOAC International partners with Land O’Lakes Venture37 to bolster agriculture-led economic growth

U.S – The Association of Official Analytical Collaboration (AOAC) International, a globally recognized third party standards development organization, and Land O’Lakes Venture37, an agricultural system development projects specialist has announced that they have penned a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a strategic partnership to bolster agriculture-led economic growth. Land O’Lakes Venture37 (Venture37) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization affiliated with Land…

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AOAC International approves SureTect Salmonella Species PCR Assay for Salmonella analysis in food laboratories

US – Thermo Fisher Scientific, an American company that deals in provision of scientific instrumentation, reagents and consumables, has received approval for use of its salmonella testing kit from the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC) International. AOAC International brings together government, industry, and academia to establish standard methods of analysis that ensure the safety and integrity of foods and…

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