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Those who focus on ensuring the safety and quality of food face increasing challenges. We are here to help. Our knowledgeable employees, innovative products and a range of solutions allow our customers to maintain their focus where it should be – on delivering safe, high-quality food products that consumers expect.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Top 10 Factors to Consider When Selecting and Installing an X-ray System for Food Applications


X-ray system must be sophisticated enough to distinguish between foreign objects and packaging materials. There are several factors to consider in selecting the right X-ray equipment for food applications.

They’re all captured in this infographic on 10 Factors Food Processors Should Consider in Selecting an X-ray System

Trace elemental and speciation analysis

Trace speciation and elemental analysis

Trace elemental screening and speciation analysis is receiving global attention—driving industry-wide demand for fast, sensitive, reliable and cost-effective testing methods for high-throughput trace elemental analysis of food.

That's why we've created breakthrough technologies to identify organic and inorganic elements with a broad portfolio of instrumentation—giving scientists the confidence and flexibility to adapt to changing demands. Learn more >

New webinars

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The Importance of Mass Spectrometry in Food Safety [Live Webinar]

Presented by John Gilbert, Director of FoodLife International Ltd. 

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Times: 8:00 a.m. PDT, 11:00 a.m. EDT


Rapid Determination of Additives in Asphalt Emulsions Using High Resolution Accurate Mass Orbitrap Technology [Live Webinar]

Presented by Damon Carl, Research Chemist Heritage Research Group & Bill Gorman, Senior Research Chemist Heritage Research Group

Date: Friday, September 19, 2014

Time: 8:00 a.m PDT, 11:00 a.m. EDT




Development of High Resolution MS for the Analysis of Chemical Contaminants in Foods [Live Webinar]

Presented by Jon W. Wong, Research Chemist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Time: 8:00 a.m. PDT, 11:00 a.m. EDT

Measuring dissolved oxygen in wine tanks

Wineries have become increasingly concerned with the oxygen incorporation in the wine during the bottling process. Dissolved oxygen in the wine influences quality, stability, and longevity. This application note describes how to reliably measure the oxygen content of wine directly in the tank using a portable meter and DO sensor.
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Featured videos


Trace Element Speciation with Mass Spectrometry | ICP-MS: Learn how the Thermo Scientific iCAP Q ICP Mass Spectrometer enables trace element speciation such as detecting arsensic and chromium.  

Detecting Trace Elements | Food Safety and Environmental Lab Update: The Thermo Scientific iCAP Q ICP Mass Spectrometer offers ultra-flexibility and extreme sensitivity to detect trace elements such as chromium and arsenic.  




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we offer to help you keep pace with the demands of food safety testing. Our Food Safety Insider Magazine features information on our superior options and experienced service and support.

Connections for advancing food safety and testing
Advance your food testing workflow with Thermo Scientific products. From sampling to sample preparation, instrument analysis and data collection to process and production monitoring, we offer innovative technologies.

Featured resource


Mass Spectrometry Applications for Food Safety Analysis

A comprehensive resource to help you find the information you need on topics such as pesticides, drug residues, mycotoxins, additional contaminants, natural compounds and food additives. 

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