Food contaminants are substances that have not been intentionally added to food. These substances may be present in food as a result of the various stages of its production, packaging, transport or holding. They also might result from environmental contamination. Since contamination generally has a negative impact on the quality of food and may imply a risk to human health, measures have been taken to minimize contaminant levels in foodstuffs.

Legislation

To ensure high levels of public health, in this law, Colombia and the European Union set maximum levels for certain contaminants in food.

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Analysis methods

Next to pesticide analysis, Primoris has also built up a lot of experience in analyzing and supporting contaminants in food and feed.

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Sample matrix

Primoris analyses other contaminants (such as dioxins, PCB's, ...) on a wide range of products.

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Certified by

Primoris has built up a lot of experience with residue analysis of contaminants in food and feed and serves as a preferred partner for a lot of (international) companies and organisations.

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Launch of highly reliable analyses on mineral oil hydrocarbons in food

As from Monday January 29th, we extend our services with highly reliable and accredited analyses of the mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) in food:

  • MOSH: mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons
    • POSH: polyolefinic oligomeric saturated hydrocarbons (closely related to MOSH. POSH & MOSH are always reported together)
  • MOAH: mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons

Ampliación método multiresiduos GC-MSMS & LC-MSMS

Nos complace anunciar una nueva ampliación de los métodos multiresiduos GMS y LMS, y la implementación de los métodos GMSL y LMSL los cuales tienen limite de reporte menor o igual a 0.01 mg/kg con el objetivo de realizar análisis en comida para bebe o productos orgánicos.

New website for Primoris Colombia!

At the end of 2015, Fytolab became Primoris and the past few months we’ve been working hard on this new website. We’re proud to announce that our new website for Primoris Colombia is up and running, so we're curious about your opinion!