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Science solutions for a changing world

Our overarching purpose is to support and develop a sustainable food chain, a healthy natural environment, and to protect the global community from biological and chemical risks.

NEW - Gelatine Speciation Service

Revolutionary approach to detect minute differences in the amino acid sequence of the gelatine protein

NEW Polyphosphates Analysis

Detect 'added' phosphates in prawns, distinguishing between naturally occurring & added phosphates levels

New Fapas Website

More information on individual tests to reference materials that can all be ordered in one simple transaction

Join Us at Cereals 2017 - 14-15 June 2017

Meet the experts in the field you can always trust - see us at Stand 643

Latest News

Illegal Levels of Arsenic found in Baby Foods

In January 2016, the EU imposed a maximum limit of inorganic arsenic on manufacturers in a bid to mitigate associated health risks. Researchers* have found that little has changed since this law was passed and that 50 per cent of baby rice food products still contain an illegal level of inorganic arsenic (maximum residue limit is 0.10 for rice destined for the production of food for infants and young children).


18 May 2017

Fera Science conveys scientific evidence to decision makers

At Fera Science we are renowned for original thinking and this can be applied in the field, as we have developed a GIS-based web app to help our clients to respond to the challenges of population growth, pollution and climate change.   The app presents high resolution imagery from an Unmanned Aerial System, enabling decision makers to more easily identify ways to protect natural resources and food security.


17 May 2017

New test can find the species origin of gelatine-based products

With accurate labelling of food a growing concern for consumers and the food industry increasingly subject to scrutiny, testing to ensure products meet legislative and labelling requirements is essential to securing public confidence.


10 May 2017

The new Fapas website is here

We are excited to announce the launch of a new Fapas website


21 April 2017