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Research from Fera shows importance of real food matrices

Recent research from Fera Science Ltd – the joint venture between the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs and Capita – has shown the advantages of using real food matrices for proficiency testing.


17 October 2016

Where to report sightings of Asian hornets and send in samples

If you think you have seen an Asian hornet, please notify the Great British Non Native Species Secretariat alert email address at immediately.


18 May 2016

Globose Scale Warning

Chris Malumphy, Senior entomologist at Fera, has issued a warning on the globose scale or plum lecanium on the observatree website.


08 September 2016

Our lead experts join the Expert Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF) event in York

The Expert Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF) provides independent advice to the government on the monitoring of pesticide residues in food.


02 September 2016

Scientific Publications

Search here for Fera's peer-reviewed journal papers, book chapters and conference proceedings. The database includes all Fera's and the former Central Science Laboratory's scientific, non-confidential publications from 1996 to date.

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