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Tentamus Agriparadigma – Company Prolife

Two minutes would definitely not be enough to fully tell the story and show the experience and professionalism of an analysis laboratory that has been operating in the food safety sector since 1987. However, with this short video we have tried to tell you where we got to today: we have three sites located in
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The new release of T – Magazine is available on line

Tentamus Group in Italy is carrying forward its editorial project, that aims to share know how, identify common points of interest and discussion related to technical, analytical, research and development matters. This commitment is considered crucial in a market in continuous change and that increasingly demands challenging requirements. The new edition covers several topics, including
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SARS-CoV2 detection on surface testing

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 o 2019-nCoV) is proved to be persistent for even more than nine days on inanimate surfaces such as metal, glass and plastic, but it can be effectively inactivated through appropriate sanitisation (Kampf G. et al. Persistent of coronaviruses on inanimates surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents. Review. Journal of Hospital Infection.
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Tentamus Agriparadigma double service for dioxin analysis

Tentamus Agriparadigma is proud to announce the completion of an important enhancement program related to the “Dioxin Project”. Thanks to its new equipment, Tentamus Agriparadigma has doubled dioxin testing capacity from 100 to more than 200 samples processed per month. The laboratory of Tentamus Agriparadigma, which is based in Ravenna (Italy), has more than ten
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Lactose analysis in the control of delactosed and lactose-free products

Lactose is a complex sugar (i.e. disaccharide) composed of two simple sugars (otherwise called monosaccharides): glucose and galactose. Lactose is naturally present only in milk and its derivatives. In milk, lactose is the main sugar (about 98% of the sugar composition) and it is not only present in cow’s milk, but also in milk from
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It’s online the 2nd release of T-Magazine

Our editorial project is running with the objective to share Know-How and find common points and topics to discuss regarding technical, analytical and R&D. In this New release we will go through topics such as the Lactose analysis in the control of delactosed and lactose-free products, we will talk about histological techniques applied to meat-based products
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TentaConsult Pharma & Med

Tentamus Group founds Pharma-Consulting Company

TentaConsult Pharma & Med   Münster, 06.07.2020 The Tentamus Group is expanding its business portfolio by launching a new company which will focus on consulting for pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The new company TentaConsult Pharma & Med GmbH will have its headquarters in Münster, Germany, and will start its business as of today. Ralf Sibbing,
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Ethoxyquin in Salmon

Antibiotics & Contaminant Ethoxyquin In Farmed Salmon

Samples from farmed salmon show increased levels of the contaminant ethoxyquin. The formerly used plant protection product is still allowed as a preservative in animal feed, but there are fixed maximum limits for ethoxyquin in food. In so-called aquacultures, fish such as salmon are bred to reduce overfishing of wild stocks. Ethoxyquin is often added
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Self-monitoring-spices

Call for increased self-monitoring of spices

In recent years, the legal maximum levels for heavy metals, mycotoxins and pesticides in spices have frequently been exceeded. Therefore the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) is calling on importers and manufacturers to carry out more checks themselves.   How do heavy metals, mycotoxins or pesticides get into spices?   Mycotoxins
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Fc Receptor Testing – A VelaLabs “Let’s Talk About” for Download

July 2020: VelaLabs again offers you a free download entitled “Fc Receptor Testing – a Useful Tool for Assessment of Monoclonal Antibodies“. It gives a short overview about types of Fc receptors and  their physiological role as well as strategies for the assessment of antibody-FcR interactions. Further information can be found by following link: Fc
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Analysis of cannabis extracts according to DAB monograph

Change of the analysis of cannabis extracts according to DAB monograph

On 1 June 2020, the long-awaited monograph “Cannabis exractum normatum” in the German Pharmacopoeia (DAB) came into force. This monograph provides the basis for a variety of THC and/or CBD cannabis extracts and allows the use of different carrier oils. The monograph “C-054 Adjusted, refined cannabis oil resin” in the German Drug Codex (DAC), which
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Testing the in-use stability of medicinal products

Testing the in-use stability of medicinal products

Your product is in good hands – we test for shelf-life after opening (in-use stability) The shelf life of a medicinal product is indicated by the expiry date. For tablets in blister, the shelf life corresponds to the expiry date indicated on the outer packaging. The situation is different for drugs in containers with the
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Chlorate-Perchlorate-fruit-vegetable_residue

Mandatory maximum residue levels for chlorate and perchlorate

On 04.06.2020, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2020/749 amending Annex III of Regulation (EC) No. 396/2005. According to this regulation, new maximum residue levels for chlorate in food will apply starting from 28.06.2020 without transitional regulation. Chlorate is the salt of chloric acid. It is released as a by-product when disinfectants are used and
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Maximum Residue Limits for Chlorate

Introduction of Maximum Residue Limits for Chlorate in Food

Chlorate and perchlorate are salts of chloric acid which may be present in cleaning agents or disinfectants and therefore may enter food stuff during processing or production. In contrast to chlorate, perchlorate is also used in fertilizers, industrial chemicals and fireworks. As a result, plants can be exposed to higher levels of exposure due to
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QSI Analyses in the Tentamus - Online Shop

Analyses now also available in our Online Shop

QSI now offers a selection of the most popular analyses in the Tentamus Online Shop. Browse through our offers and order our analyses easily online. After a successful order, pack your food in a clean container and send it to us as a package including the order confirmation. We will carry out your analysis within
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Product recalls

Product recalls – how can they be prevented?

Food products may only be placed on the market if they are safe for consumption. If they are unsafe, it leads to product recalls. The most common reason for recalls are microbiological contaminations such as harmful bacteria, mould and germs occurring in the food. Furthermore, products are often recalled as a result of foreign particles
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