Author: AOAC India

Author: AOAC India

Virtual Conference on Nutrition labelling, Label Claims: purpose, scientific issues, challenges and Solutions- India section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL
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3rd December 2021, Friday Nutrition labelling, Label Claims: purpose, scientific issues, challenges and Solutions Nutrition labels describe the nutrient content of a food and are intended to guide the consumer in food selection. The nutrition information provided must be selected on the basis of consistency with dietary recommendations. Selection of the specific nutrients or food

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Food Authenticity and Safety – Virtual Conference Video
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Click here to watch Conference Video This conference will have presentations from various National and International experts/ regulators/Industry leaders. The purpose of authenticity testing is to assure the true state of food. According to the International Food Authenticity Assurance Organization (FAAO), “food authenticity is the process of irrefutably proving that a food or food ingredient is in its original,

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Determination Of Eight Bound Nitrofuran Residues, Using A Rapid Microwave-Assisted Sample Preparation Approach With UHPLC-MS/MS Detection – Webinar Video
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Speaker : Dr. Martin Danaher Nitrofurans are a class of antibacterial agents that are banned from use in food producing animals on several continents, due to their undesirable toxicological properties. Methodology for analysing these banned compounds is standard in most countries, with analysis primarily focusing on four main compounds, detected as their marker residues, AOZ,

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Rapid On-site Solutions for Mycotoxin Testing in Foods – Webinar Video
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  Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by certain filamentous fungi (molds). They can enter our food chain either directly from food components contaminated with mycotoxins or by indirect contamination from the growth of toxigenic fungi on food. Consumption of mycotoxin-contaminated food or feed can cause acute or chronic toxicity in human and animals. Thus

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Good Quality Practices w..r.t ISO 17025 for the Food Testing Labs – Webinar Video
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  The food industry depends a lot on the results of testing generated by the food lab for ensuring the quality and safety of the product with respect to the Regulatory and its own requirements. Moreover, the Nutritional Parameters are put on the label, for the general consumer to understand the contents. Any error in

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Environmental monitoring -an important Food Safety Strategy – Webinar Video
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Globally, we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. COVID-19 has already changed the way we interact and produce food. The potential for food borne transmission is a worry with every new emerging infection.  In case of COVID-19, the main risk involved in human to human transmission during food handling is from close contact with infected

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Regulatory analysis of Mycotoxins in Food (Nuts & cereals) – Webinar Video
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  Mycotoxins are metabolites of fungi having potential carcinogenic, mutagenic and other toxic effects in human and animals. Mycotoxin contamination frequently causes trade issues. Regulations have been established in many countries to protect the consumer from the harmful effects of mycotoxins. So, their detection at trace level or below regulatory limit is important. To comply

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Webinar on Analysis of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Water
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  Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are gathering increased attention as their presence in wastewater effluents, surface as well as drinking water is elucidated.  Because pharmaceuticals and many personal care products are intended to illicit a biological response by design, their presence in aquatic environment even in very low concentration is a matter of

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