pizza
We were regularly asked to provide information about the LOD (limit of detection) for the detection of ingredients that might derive from GMO (genetically modified organisms) in complex food (and...

Stevia
27 February 2017 in the Official Journal of the European Union was published the COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/335 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and...

Analytik
After extensive investment in new analytical instruments AGROLAB laboratory Dr. A. Verwey in Rotterdam proudly announced having obtained the “flexible” accreditation for pesticide residue analysis...

oilives
The Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU C 482) of 23 December 2016 has published the European Parliament resolution, of 14 January 2014, about the food crisis, the fraud in the food chain...

Chia seeds
Chia, Quinoa, Teff are capturing supermarket shelves and win average consumer’s favour. What looks like “novel” food for Europeans are grains eaten in South America and Africa for thousands of...

Bread
Following a request from the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published on 9th November 2016 a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related...

labeling
If you haven’t reviewed and adapted your food labels until now, you might run into trouble very soon. Although in fact it is too late, you should contact us asking for a conformity check, if you are...

qs
After the latest revision of the Guideline “Residue monitoring” in fruit, vegetables and potatoes by the German QS Organisation the laboratories will have to fulfil stricter requirements than...

Norovirus
We have successfully established and validated qRT-PCR test for virus detection in fruit and vegetables in our AGROLAB laboratory Dr.Blasy- Dr.Busse. The test can be ordered through all food...

cow
AGROLAB LUFA has been carrying out the Hohenheim gas test at its own laboratory for some time. The parameter can be analysed in co-operation with the Christian Albrecht University in Kiel, which...

Vanilla
AGROLAB presents a new, cost-efficient analytical test procedure to determine the source and origin Vanillin in raw materials and final products, which is offered through our partner lab-IMPRINT...

Olive oil
Yes it happened again! Acc. to an actual test report by the German Consumer protection association  “Stiftung Warentest” on olive oils showed an alerting presence of MOSH/MOAH  even in oils from...

Groundnuts
With the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/24, the Commission reinforced the conditions for the import of the following products:   Groundnuts from Brazil (food and animal feed) Capsicum annuum...

Mineral oil
Contamination of vegetable oils/fats with mineral oil can have several causes, e.g. previous cargo of the ship’s tank or tank truck if not well cleaned, spillage of lubricating oil during transport...

Only a handful laboratories are allowed to analyse under the VERNOF conditions.   Dr. A. Verwey, Rotterdam, member of AGROLAB GROUP, has acquired the Vernof recognition since October 2015. Only...

Analytic
In October 2015 Dr. A. Verwey B.V., Rotterdam, member of AGROLAB GROUP, has again extended its scope of accredited analyses and product groups to match changing customer and market demands. In...

Allergy
AGROLABGROUP started a co-operation with IGV Testlab in Potsdam getting access to their exclusive and innovative HPLC MS/MS multi allergen screening. AGROLABGROUP started a co-operation with IGV...

ice cream
Ice cream is among the most popular and highly consumed products in the summertime. To ensure that it can be enjoyed to the full, there are a number of quality factors that have to be taken into...

qs
Dual success for AGROLAB laboratories!   The evaluation of the QS Fachgesellschaft Obst-Gemüse-Kartoffeln GmbH laboratory comparison test for accredited laboratories recognised by QS has just been...

Fries
Due to a recent publication, a subject virtually forgotten has once again become topical: acrylamide in food.   The EFSA (European Food Safety Agency) has now summarised the test results obtained...

AGROLAB LUFA GmbH
AGROLABGROUP Labor LUFA-ITL GmbH in Kiel was recognised by the Bundesverband Naturkost Naturwaren (BNN) e.V. (Association of Natural Food Retailers) for research into pesticide residues in cereals,...

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