An understanding of the issues driving food safety and authenticity is critical for the food industry as well as those providing analytical services and equipment for food testing.  Independent advice particularly in recognizing trends and in forecasting emerging risks can be invaluable to those involved at multiple stages in the food and feed chains.  We are uniquely placed to provide consultancy services and advice covering a broad range of topics from food & feed additives, residues and contaminants through to recent concerns such as microplastics in the food chain.