Microscopy services

The Microscopy team at Campden BRI offers a comprehensive range of analytical techniques to support its customers. From foreign body identification, troubleshooting problems with food packaging materials, to the investigation and screening of a wide range of samples, some of them non-food materials, the team carries out a wide range of projects.

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Pet foods and the unknown risk to human health

Over the years, the pet food industry has suffered several foods scares resulting in adverse health effects to those owning pets and financial impacts. In th...


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Meat testing – ensuring quality and safety

Testing of meat and meat products can be used to assess quality, safety, performance and compliance with prescribed standards, both external and internal, an...


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Packaging under the microscope

This webinar explains how microscopy techniques can be used to assess the plastics and metals commonly used in food and drink packaging. ...


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Bans of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging gain traction: Get ready with PFAS testing

Governments around the world are currently trying to remove PFAS from the food supply, as well as the environment. A patchwork of new legislations in recent ...


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List of food recalls for ethylene oxide grows

European countries and the UK are facing more ethylene oxide related recalls after the substance was detected in more food additives used in a large range of...


Allergen labelling for foods prepacked for direct sale (PPDS)

Allergen labelling for foods prepacked for direct sale (PPDS)

From 1 October 2021 in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, any food that is prepacked for direct sale (PPDS) must have appropriate labelling.



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