Supporting research: economics, risk communication, consumer contribution to policy and methods of analysis
Information on several programmes addressing issues that support or impact on many areas of Agency work. These include: new and improved methods of food analysis to support food standards and compliance with food law; improving communication of food risks; examining how consumers can influence development of policies; and evaluating the economic impact of research and policies on the UK.
- Assessment of the contribution of sampling to total measurement uncertainty estimations
- Assessment of the practicality and usefulness of sampling proficiency tests in the food sector
- Development of a fully validated procedure for the determination of canthaxanthin (and related carotenoids) in animal feed
- Guidelines for the preservation of official samples for analysis
- Report on the evaluation and refinement of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC) HPLC method (2005.06)