LIR Biotech recently conducted a two hour technical presentation on " Dioxins and dioxin like PCB analysis in food and feed using the Chemical Activated Luciferase Expression (CALUX) and bioassay development. " The presentation covered CALUX principles and protocols, "effect analysis" of bio-analytical assay as effective screening tool to complement the expensive chemical targeted analyses, EU Dioxins + dioxin like PCB limits, regulations and compliance to 2006/1883 and 1881 EC Directives, international validation and ISO 17025, country case studies of dioxin contaminations and value of CALUX in rountine surveillance and crisis situations, technology and licensing prospects.
The CALUX platform has wide applications to detect endocrine disruptors in the environment eg. xenobiotics analyses, sports doping, reproductive and feed/food safety covering environmental and publich heath.
The meeting was hosted by the FIQC Division of State of Selangor. Participants included representative from relevant departments and also Putrajaya.
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