The mix of samples sent for testing this year is quite different to this time last year. A lot more cereal crops have been tested as standing crops and windrows with a high number marked as frost damaged.
Agrifood Technology extends its NATA Accreditation on food nutritional panel testing.
Agrifood offers Product Inspection as well as Testing Services
In addition to regular microbiological, pesticide residue and nutritional panel testing, Agrifood Technology has extended its service range to include imported frozen product inspection for one of its country Victoria based clients.
The American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) International Check Sample Program is an important quality tool for food-testing laboratories worldwide. The program enables subscribers to assess and strengthen quality standards by evaluating the accuracy and consistency of their test data.
Dental fluorosis is the staining of teeth beyond optimal levels of fluoride while a child's teeth are developing. This occurs when excess fluoride interferes with the formation of the enamel resulting in white patches or line over the surface of the tooth. Sources of fluoride are mainly found from water fluoridation, toothpaste and various food sources.
Food Allergy Week is a national initiative to raise awareness and to support Australians with food allergies, which is a widespread public health problem on the rise.
Species testing is now offered by Agrifood Technology on various meat and food products.
“Do you really know what’s in your meat – is beef really 100% beef?”
Agrifood Technology has recently been granted accreditation by The Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) as an approved laboratory for analysing grain under the GAFTA laboratory accreditation scheme.
FeedTest provides Fodder testing to the standard Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) recommended formulas and methods.
Agrifood Technology is proud to introduce the addition of another state-of-the-art instrument to its existing array of highly sophisticated analytical instrumentation in the Food Safety laboratory, the Thermo Fisher LC-HESI-MS/MS Triple Stage Quadrupole (TSQ) Mass Spectrometer (MS) system.
For many years Agrifood Technology has offered its customers analytical services on grain, flour, fresh produce and food products. Agrifood Technology WA has expanded its test scope and now offers an extensive range of Agro-nutritional services.
Soil acidity (low pH) is a serious concern across large areas of rural Australia, over 65% of the WA wheat belt experiences soil acidity issues.
Carbendazim is a broad-spectrum fungicide widely used around the world to control fungal diseases in crops. Traces of carbendazim have been found in orange products imported from Brazil to the USA, where carbendazim spraying is banned.