External Quality Control in Food Testing Laboratories - Guide now available
12 Jan 2018
Fera Science, an international centre of excellence for interdisciplinary investigations into plant and bee health, present a downloadable ebook entitled “Putting the ‘quality’ into External Quality Control”.
Fera Science Limited has its origins in the Institute for Plant Pathology, founded over a 100 years ago. As such they have an outstanding international reputation for research and problem solving in all matters relating to plant and bee health, sustainable agriculture, crop protection and chemical safety in the environment, and feed and food quality.
This background has placed Fera in the perfect position to provide a detailed guide to the application of external quality control in food testing laboratories. Their ebook, downloadable now, provides an invaluable guide to quality control in food testing laboratories, an activity all too often seen as an essential burden to the busy laboratory.
It discusses how quality control can be built into laboratories everyday routine and hence have a minimal negative impact on productivity while helping build a successful business and looks at tools such as proficiency testing (PT). Fera’s ebook also explores the adverse effects on a business that can be caused by neglecting QC.
Particular attention is given to PT exercises, such as the PT scheme, Fapas, run by Fera Science, which exists to support the detection of contamination in meat products and their adulteration for purposes of unscrupulous economic gain.
This valuable guide is available to download form this page, so just click on the PDF link below to get it.