Posts made in febbraio, 2013

More on masked mycotoxins

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in News

More on masked mycotoxins

Our latest paper on masked mycotoxins, published by Chemical Research in Toxicology, has been selected by the American Chemical Society to be included in their monthly press package. As a consequence, Chiara has been yet interviewed by Chemical and Engineering News, while here’s the press release issued by the ACS offices. “Masked” mold toxins in food should be included in safety regulations Government limits on mold toxins present naturally in grain crops should be expanded to include so-called “masked mycotoxins” that change from harmless to potentially harmful forms in the...

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LS9 at CoCoTea 2013

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in News

LS9 at CoCoTea 2013

Our workhorse Daniele has been invited to a plenary lecture at the Second International Congress on Cocoa Coffee and Tea (CoCoTea 2013) that will be held in Naples in October. The most important idea of this conference is to offer an inter-disciplinary arena of discussion for scientists dealing with different aspects (chemistry, technology, metabolomics, nutraceutics, health) of our favorite foods stimulating the central nervous system and whose consumption is related with many social and cultural implications. The perfect place to talk about recent discoveries in tea polyphenols metabolism...

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Cheese!

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in News

Cheese!

The printing press is always hot here at LS9. “A simple and reliable liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for determination of ochratoxin A in hard cheese” is our latest accepted manuscript and it has been recently published by the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. The paper reports a simple and reliable mass spectrometry hyphenated chromatographic method for ochratoxin A determination in hard cheese. The proposed protocol can be considered suitable for routine analysis, especially when a great number of samples have to be processed. The method...

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