The uses of titanium dioxide, and why EFSA concluded that it can no longer be considered safe as a food Read more
Combatting fraud in the flavour industry. An article with Dave Baines in New Flavourist. Read more
John Points and Louise Manning, both members of the IFST's COVID-19 Advisory Group, assess the evidence for an increase in Read more
Residues of chlorate can originate from many points in the food supply chain. This paper explores some of the regulatory Read more
This White Paper, written for Dr Ehrenstorfer, uses the examples of BPA, mineral oils, and PFAS to show the merits Read more
All laboratories offer a multi-residue pesticide screen, but no two screens are the same. How do you challenge that the Read more
Mycotoxin risks are climate-dependent, but can be mitigated by good practice. Which countries' products are at higher risk? The answer Read more
Has the rise in popularity of "Free-From" products affected trends in recalls for undeclared allergens? Read more
There is increasing concern about the chronic effects of trace residues of pharmaceuticals in the ecosystem. This White Paper was Read more
This white paper, written for LGC Standards, describes the European Union system for controlling residues of veterinary medicines in food. Read more
There has been recent concern about cross-contamination of food with natural plant toxins such as atropine and scopolamine. Where do Read more
Food manufacturers could spend a fortune, testing every ingredient for every chemical contaminant and authenticity claim. How do you prioritise? Read more
Food labelling regulations are harmonised across the European Union. But is the enforcement of these regulations? This analysis would suggest Read more
There is an echo-chamber effect with food fraud issues: a known issue will drive more testing, which drives more headlines, Read more
Adulteration of food with illegal or undeclared colours is on most risk registers. But, in terms of previous history, the Read more