09.08.2013

Foreign DNA in organic vegetables – ifp offers CMS hybrid detection

Surveys commissioned by a TV magazine found foreign genetic material in 17 out of 37 vegetable samples that had been bought from various organic food shops. The samples in question are hybrid species that were grown by means of the CMS method (cytoplasmatic male sterility).

21.08.2013

ifp receives QS authorization in the field of residue monitoring

ifp Institut für Produktqualität has been approved for residue monitoring by QS Qualität und Sicherheit GmbH.  The QS lab competence test of spring  2013 again showed that ifp’s laboratory produces correct analytical results of top quality.

01.12.2013

Strict maximum lead level for drinking water valid as of immediately

A new maximum level for lead in drinking water has been in effect in Germany since 1 December 2013.  According to this, 1 litre of drinking water must not contain more than 0.01 mg lead (10 µg/litre).

03.12.2013

ifp commences building work for its new lab centre

ifp is very pleased to announce that, after the long planning phase, the construction of its own lab competence centre has finally begun.

18.01.2013

ifp offers detection of horse meat in burgers

In light of recent events ifp Institut für Produktqualität now also offers to test for horse meat in burgers.