All food suppliers are concerned with food safety and increasingly, legislation enforces this commitment.
When medication is given to poultry or other farm animals, whether by injection or through their feed, it leaves residues in the muscle, kidney or liver tissue.
Gas chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS) with electron impact ionization (EI) and selected ion monitoring (SIM) is widely used because of its sensitivity and selectivity.
New demands in the food industry mean: traceability to satisfy regulative requirements, measuring, analyzing, improving to produce high quality products and reducing cost at the same time.
By Ann Marie McNamara, Ann Schultz, Nancy Dick and Vicki Ritter