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Textil-Labels und der “Grüne Knopf” – Kriterien für die Rückstandskontrolle

Mit der Einführung des Textillabels “Grüner Knopf” des Bundesministeriums für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung im September 2019 sind die Themen “Textilien – Nachhaltigkeit, Produktionsbedingungen und Schadstoffe” wieder in den Focus der Öffentlichkeit gerückt. Wir von my-lab International interessieren uns natürlich für die biochemischen und chemischen Kriterien. Hier können wir als Labornetzwerk den Produzenten, Importeuren, Händlern, […]

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Spring is here! Is your garden healthy?

If the plant is healthy, humans and animals are happy. What belongs to a healthy plant? Rich in vitamins and free of harmful substances would definitely be a good thing. Unfortunately, home-grown fruit and vegetables are not always free of harmful substances. Industrial plants and intensive agriculture in the immediate vicinity or even the uncritical […]

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Superfoods – the highly gifted foods

New foods and curiosity about them are very much in vogue in this country. Currently, Germany has put it in second place worldwide for the most innovative product launches. 1st place is undisputedly the USA and the third place is followed by Great Britain and Canada. When is a food a superfood? An official, legally […]

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How to start a food startup

As an Entrepreneur in the area of ​​food and nutritional supplements, many different challenges have to be overcome. The usual topics of a startup, such as business plan, financing etc .. have to be solved. In addition, there are the industry-specific issues and we gladly support you with answering these questions. Special questions of a […]

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Pollutants in baby food

Pollutants get into baby food in different ways Baby food is one of the most highly controlled foods. Baby food manufacturers have installed a chain of control over all production steps and levels. Starting with the farmer with the control of animal feed, fertilizers and seeds; continuing with the analysis of raw materials such as […]

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Dangerous germs in dog and cat food

Raw meat for dogs and cats can contain dangerous germs, dangerous for animals, but even more dangerous for humans. In the scientific publication by Freek van Bree and his team (Veterinary Record Jan 2018, 182 (2) 50; DOI:span> 10.1136/fr.104535) the authors report positive findings of E. coli and other antibiotic-resistant coli bacteria, listeria and salmonella […]

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Allergen labelling of foods

my-lab’s allergen labelling service and our analyses for the detection of allergens can be found here. The number of food intolerances is constantly increasing. Since 2014, 14 product groups must be labelled on prepackages, menu cards and loose goods. The labelling of allergens is not only legally prescribed, but is also absolutely necessary for allergy […]

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softener – information, analysis, sources

softeners They can be found in plastic toys, plastic packaging, sealing materials, colored pencils, make-up articles or lacquers. In principle, everywhere where plastic is to be made smooth and elastic. Many plasticizers are not firmly bounded to the material by chemical bonds and therefore the chemicals might evaporate step by step. This is how they […]

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Quality control of herbal tea

To order information Quality control of herbal tea The German Foundation “Warentest” repeatedly tested herbal teas and published the results (as of issue 04/2017). Unwanted substances such as anthraquinone, pyrrolizidine alkaloids (short PA) and pesticides continue to determine the scope of the test and their results. These pollutants are a knock-out criterion because they are […]

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