LGC First to Offer Proficiency Testing Rounds on Meat Speciation
LGC Standards, a global leader in proficiency testing (PT) schemes, has launched two new samples for meat speciation testing, as part of its established Quality in Meat and Fish Analysis proficiency testing scheme. These new samples aim to support meat testing laboratories in the wake of the recent horsemeat scandal.
These samples are suitable for any laboratory involved in the analysis and authentication of beef products. The two new rounds are:
Brian Brookman, Director of Proficiency Testing at LGC Standards said 'We are aware of the increased emphasis on quality assurance within food testing laboratories. The new PT rounds from LGC Standards will allow laboratories carrying out such tests to demonstrate, and improve, the quality of their measurements, thus giving confidence to retailers, consumers and regulators in their test results on beef products.'
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Posted on March 4, 2013