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Food Fortification

  • iCheck Chroma 3: Validated for Vitamin A in Plant-based Ghee & Rice Bran Oil

    BioAnalyt has validated this new method enabling the easy measurement of Vitamin A.
  • Milk: Vitamin Testing Doesn't Have to Take Forever

    With the innovative portable method, iCheck Fluoro, vitamin analysis has been made more accessible and is no longer bound to a lab.
  • Effective Measurement of Intrinsic and Added Iron in Fortified Foods with iCheck Iron

    A fast and economic measurement is necessary for effective monitoring of the iron fortification process.
  • Recent Food Fortification Training Refocuses Monitoring Efforts in Nigeria

    The recent workshop in Lagos, Nigeria, hosted by NAFDAC and UNICEF brought together government to focus on effective monitoring systems for fortified foods.
  • Vitamin A Levels in Bouillon Cubes Can Accurately Be Measured Using iCheck Fluoro

    BioAnalyt recently performed feasibility tests for measuring Vitamin A in bouillon cubes/powder with results show excellent recovery and precision.
  • When it Comes to Measurement, Defining Uncertainty = Increased Confidence in Results

    How reliable is a measurement result? In this technical update, we summarize information on the most common indicator of reliability: measurement uncertainty.
  • Technical Know-How and Training of Stakeholders are Key to Effective Food Fortification

    To ensure that food fortification is effective, technical know-how of the processes is a must for both industry and government.
  • Coverage as the Royal Road to Impact

    An interview with Mark Myatt and Grant Aaron, who have developed tools to assist fortification stakeholders with program coverage assessments.
  • Mapping the Coverage of Food Fortification Locally

    Assessing a program’s coverage is a recurring challenge for organizations, who are often beleaguered by small sample sizes, geographical limitations and high laboratory costs.
  • Improved Method: Measure Iron EDTA Faster in Flour with iCheck Iron

    BioAnalyt partnered with AkzoNobel to develop an improved and faster reagent mix for measuring NaFeEDTA with iCheck Iron.
  • Rice Fortification: A New Method to Measure Vitamin A

    BioAnalyt partnered with DSM to develop a simple method for testing fortified rice
  • Sight & Life Magazine: The Power of Portable Micronutrient Testing

    Read our article in Sight&Life Magazine on how to strengthen food fortification programs through improved monitoring tools.
  • Readiness of National Labs to Test Fortified Foods and Accuracy of Their Results

    Study on the analytical capability and readiness of selected laboratories to analyze fortified food – a quick look into key learnings and recommendations
  • Sector wide training: Fortification of maize and wheat flour - improving process efficiency

    The TechnoServe Program, Strengthening African Processors of Fortified Foods (SAPFF) in collaboration with the African Milling School (AMS) will conduct a 2-day training on “Improving fortification efficiency of maize flour and wheat flour” on the 8th and 9th August, 2018. Part of the training, specifically hands-on training on the micronutrients' analysis in flour will be conducted  Dr. Anna Zhenchuk from BioAnalyt.
  • Enabling small-scale maize millers to contribute to the global fight against malnutrition

    Maize is the most popular staple food in Tanzania. It is also an excellent vehicle to deliver vital micronutrients to vulnerable populations.
  • BioAnalyt in Malawi: Capacity building for import inspection of fortified foods

    On 10-14 September 2018 BioAnalyt conducted a capacity building workshop for personnel at border sites and for quality officers, organized by the Malawian Ministry of Health with support from GAIN/ENABLE.
  • BioAnalyt in Banjul, Gambia: Training of Trainers (ToT) for laboratory technicians and food inspectors on the use of iCheck devices

    A 5-day training for food inspectors and laboratory technicians was performed by our Technical Director, Holly McKee, in Banjul, Gambia in cooperation with the FAO and the FQSA on 7–11 May 2018.
  • iCheck Loves Training: get your FREE vials and training now

    Training is strongly recommended before any initial use of iCheck. Existing users are also welcome to repeat and get refresher training. To facilitate participation in this unique training program, we are including a special free-of-charge package of 20 vials with every order of iCheck devices and Test Kits made from 29. 01.2018 to 30.04.2019.
  • Double Fortified Salt - iCheck can measure both iron and iodine

    More than a third of the global population are affected by iodine and iron deficiencies, and this poses a serious public health risk.
  • Fortification Quality Convening by BMGF and WFP Accelerator

    In late April, BioAnalyt participated in a challenge workshop hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and WFP Innovation Accelerator. The goal of the workshop was to critically assess the root causes of failure in the quality of fortified foods and brainstorm innovative solutions to overcome these challenges.
  • BioAnalyt's Experience at the WFP & Cargill Innovation Bootcamp

    BioAnalyt participated in a Bootcamp this May to learn how to pitch our newest Innovation, Connected iCheck, to an audience of partners and investors at the WFP Innovation Accelerator. Our team learned about user-centered design, lean startup thinking, and market hacking to design Connected iCheck.
  • Partner Spotlight: Meet André Redinger, CEO of the Millhouse Group

    An interview with André Redinger, the Millhouse Group’s Managing Director. Although best known for their sugar and micronutrient premix production, Millhouse also has a social impact side, embodied in its Southern Lodestar Foundation and Millhouse’s nutrition focus.
  • BioAnalyt at "Together for Nutrition" - Inaugural Executive Short Course to Improve Public-Private Engagement

    Reflections of BioAnalyt's Anna Zhenchuk about the inaugural Executive Short Course “Together for Nutrition: Public-Private engagement to improve the consumption of nutritious food".
  • Double Fortified Salt - What Is It and What Can iCheck Do?

    A brief introduction to Double Fortified Salt and how to assess iron and iodine content in it with iCheck.
  • Rice Fortification - What Is It and What Can iCheck Do?

    A brief introduction to Fortified Rice Kernels and how to assess iron and vitamin A content in it with iCheck.
  • Bouillon Cubes - What Are They and What Can iCheck Do?

    A brief introduction to Fortified Rice Kernels and how to assess iron and vitamin A content in it with iCheck.