FSMA and Scientifically Valid Methods

By Guest Author: David C. Kennedy, Ph.D. As mentioned in the previous post, FDA requires that food testing methods be scientifically valid. FDA starts with this deeply fundamental premise, but does not dictate a prescribed solution. This is in contrast to other regulatory agencies, notably the EPA Clean Water Act, where the analytical methodology is…

Finding Your 15 Minutes of FAME

Overview Fats are essential to life and we consume fats in our diets every single day to assist in maintaining brain function, providing energy to our bodies, and to be the backbone of various cellular structures. Often we associate fats with good or bad, healthy or unhealthy, cis or trans, but the basis of these…

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Going Big : A look at Successful Preparative Separations Webinar (techtips)

Introduction to preparative chromatography When the objective of your separation requires the isolation and purification of a valuable product, such as the case of most preparative chromatography separations, achieving the best results the first go around are not only timely but also makes financial sense. One of the formidable aspects of preparative chromatography is the ability…