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All Shiga Toxine-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) subtypes are pathogenic

The Pathogenicity assessment of “Shiga toxine-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and the public health risk posed by contamination of food with STEC” from 2013 was recently reviewed by EFSA. Based on the assessment it was concluded that all STEC strains are pathogenic in humans, capable of causing at least diarrhoea and that all STEC subtypes may
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Food Fraud

Increase of food fraud during COVID-19 pandemic

Increase of food fraud during COVID-19 pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has caused challenges in the food supply chain, partially due to the shift in supply and demand. While some food manufacturers are left with tremendous surpluses, others are struggling to keep up with their customer’s demands. For manufacturers who have seen an increase in demand,
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Mask tests

New: SARS-CoV-2 sampling kit for face masks

People infected with coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 secrete the virus through droplets when breathing out, speaking, coughing, or sneezing. Wearing mouth, nose, or any respiratory mask is therefore intended to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Studies have shown that SARS-CoV-2 can be detected in masks worn by infected people. To prevent a further spread of COVID-19,
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Klimaschränke

DSI-pharm expands storage capacities by the WHO climate zone IVb

Stability studies prove the quality of a drug. They serve as a basis for determining specifications and shelf-life information. The influence of storage time, temperature, humidity and light on the product quality is investigated. Long-term studies then make it possible, for example, to label temperature-sensitive products with storage instructions. Even after approval, follow-up studies can
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Listeria cheese

Listeria in cheese

Listeria bacteria may be found in a variety of cheeses. Seeing as the listeria bacteria causes serious foodborne illnesses, all cheeses believed to carry excess listeria may not be sold according to law, as this could lead to health impacts for the consumer. Raw milk soft cheeses contain listeria at a higher frequency than other
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Superfoods

Adulteration of Superfoods

Analysis options at lifeprint GmbH – A Tentamus Company   Goji berries, chlorella, chokeberries, chia seeds, hemp flour, etc. – the list of the much advertised so-called “superfoods” is long. The more exotic the food, the harder it is for the consumer to tell from its taste, consistency, smell and appearance whether he is looking
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On-site inspetion

Digital audits in times of the Corona Pandemic and afterwards

The Corona Pandemic poses a major challenge to all areas of life, including the food trade, catering and food manufacturers. In particular, the implementation of the new hygiene measures and official requirements to minimise the risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 are becoming a considerable task for many retailers and restaurateurs. Tentamus is at your side
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Hot Holding

Validating the hot holding process of food

Studies have shown that when cooked foods reach temperature levels of approx. 55°C, germination starts to occur. The longer cooked foods are kept under these temperatures, the more CFU (colony forming units) can be expected. This is why cooked foods which are stored before being served (e.g. foods in hospitals, schools, catering services, etc.) must
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Strawberry Jam pesticides

Pesticide residues in strawberry jam

Strawberry season means that in the upcoming period, strawberry marmalade production will increase. For many consumers, strawberry marmalade is a staple item on the breakfast list. However, strawberry marmalade is a paradox, because strictly speaking, strawberry marmalade does not exist. According to the German Jam Ordinance (KonfV), marmalade is made exclusively of citrus fruits. Accordingly,
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Adamson Analytical announces its new website

Adamson Analytical- A Tentamus Company, is pleased to announce its enhanced website Founded in 1995, Adamson Analytical became a part of the Tentamus Group in January 2018. We specialize in Cosmetics, Personal Care, CBD, GMO, Dietary Supplements, Food & Nutrition, Chemical, Microbiology, Import Testing, and some Pharmaceuticals and Phytochemicals. Check out our new website for a
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