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QS Laborkompetenztest (Pflanzenschutzmittel) wieder erfolgreich bestanden!

Just as in previous years, the Institut Kirchhoff’s participation in the annual QS laboratory competence test for monitoring residues in fruit,...

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Neue Anforderungen an Schwimm- und Badebeckenwasser gemäß DIN 19643-1:2012-11

New findings in the area of swimming and bathing pool water hygiene, along with technical refinement of the relevant purification procedures, have...

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41st German Food Chemists’ Day from 10–12 September 2012 in Münster. Institut Kirchhoff again submitted poster contributions

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Legionellen

Legionella

Current information on the obligation to report large facilities for heating drinking water, the obligation to inspect for legionella as well as...

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Lactose

Lactose

Determining lactose in low-lactose and lactose-free foodstuffs – Determination using HPLC-MS/MS

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Steviolglykoside

Steviol glycosides

HPLC method for determining the steviol glycosides stevioside and rebaudioside A

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Posterpreis der Lebensmittelchemischen Gesellschaft

At the 40th Food Chemists Society day in 2011, the poster prize was awarded to Dr Janine Hilmes of the Institut Kirchhoff Berlin.

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Novellierte Trinkwasserverordnung (TrinkwV)

The first provision on altering the Drinking Water Ordinance (Amended TrinkwV 2011), from 3 May 2011 came into force on 1 November 2011. As well as...

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Nachweis von gentechnisch veränderten Pollen in Honig

On 6 September 2011, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) passed a judgement on the subject of pollen from genetically modified plants (C-442/09). In...

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Nachweis von EHECs in Lebensmitteln

In Germany, at least 1,000 people have been infected with deadly EHECs. Health experts suspect that raw vegetables may be the source of the infection....

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