Food and Beverage

Those who focus on ensuring the safety and quality of food face increasing challenges. Whether you are testing for contaminants or developing a new production process, 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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High-Resolution LC-MS/MS for food testing

RIKILT Institute of Food Safety uses the Affordable, High-Resolution LC-MS/MS for their food and feed testing

Laboratories performing food can now benefit from the performance of high-resolution accurate-mass (HRAM) Orbitrap mass spectrometry using a new instrument designed for cost-per-sample-sensitive workflows. In this video, customer Hans Mol of RIKILT Institute of Food Safety, in the Netherlands describes how the new Thermo Scientific™ Q Exactive™ Focus LC-MS/MS enables him to combine quantitative analysis and qualitative screening into one measurement for food and feed testing.  

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Phenolic Profiling of Culinary Herbs and Spices by HRMS

Researchers and food industry professionals seek robust methods for profiling the phenols available in culinary herbs and spices. 

Phenolic profiling of culinary herbs and spices

Upcoming webinars


Dec. 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. EST


Efficient high through-put UHPLC-HRMS based screening and quantification of veterinary drugs

Discover the analytical methods for rapidly screening for veterinary drugs in complex urine samples and the sampling protocols for ensuring safe food products.


Screening and quantification of veterinary drugs
Screening pesticides in fruits and vegetables

Dec. 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m EST


Simultaneous Quantitative Determination and Screening of Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables using LC-Q-Orbitrap-MS

Learn how to perform combined quantitative and qualitative analysis in one measurement.

On demand webinar library

Food and Beverage webinar library



The new Food and Beverage Webinar Library is your comprehensive, convenient source for information on a wide range of topics important to the food industry. 

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Trace elemental and speciation analysis

Trace elemental and speciation 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 >


Food safety demands and options

Keep pace with food safety demands
Discover the variety of resources
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.

Food testing workflow and technology

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.

Mass Spectrometry Applications for Food Safety Analysis

A comprehensiveapplication resource on topics such as pesticides, drug residues, mycotoxins, additional contaminants and more.


Solutions for food safety, quality and halal testing


Solutions for food safety, quality, and halal testing

Learn how the food safety testing being undertaken in laboratories with our equipment is the same type of testing that is done for Halal testing.