Fapas proficiency testing provides an independent assessment of your laboratory performance and compares your results to laboratories worldwide.
Fapas has expanded its range of Proficiency Testing schemes to include nutritional analysis of novel protein incorporated in plant-based foods, and associated authenticity of vegan food, using PT matrices like fruit, legumes, seeds, herbs, powdered yeast fermented products, seaweed, insect protein, mushroom powder, tree nut and plant-based beverages, and cereal-based foods. A robust PT program can support “free-from” status and help safeguard against adulteration or contamination from allergens, food fraud, heavy metals, mycotoxins, pathogens, GMOs, herbicides, pesticides, and other contaminants.
Food Safety and QualityFapas has for many years provided PT for nutritional testing, food contaminants, and GMOs and many of these tests are also relevant to the use of novel proteins. The range has now been further tailored to this sector with the release of the 2023/24 Fapas program. Fapas PTs provide an independent,