This study details the findings of a desk study reviewing and comparing the sampling systems of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.
Research to develop a new valuation methodology that could be used to inform the prioritisation of future research and development investment.
This research explores how local authorities develop and implement sampling policies and programmes, the influences on their sampling programmes, and how these work in practice.
Report summaries on the findings of the first two phases of the review into the capacity, capability and governance of the UK official food and feed laboratory system.
International collaborative trial of a Real-Time PCR method for the Relative Quantitation of Horse DNA
An international collaborative trial was undertaken for a real-time PCR method for the relative quantitation of Horse DNA. This method was developed and in-house validated by LGC in 2013. The collaborative trial was organised to provide evidence that the method is fit for purpose and demonstrated good precision.
This project reviewed the current system(s) of residue and contaminant control of imported food, focusing on the use of rapid diagnostics. It questions whether the routine use of rapid screening at border inspection posts (BIPs) was a viable option.