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Food & Foodware

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2016

Oral Presentation

  • Recent Developments in Combating Food Fraud in Singapore.  International Symposium and Exhibition on Food Fraud Research
  • Ensuring Food Safety by Maintaining Quality.  THAIFEX – World of Food Asia

Poster Presentation

  • Screening of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in Asian Herbal Teas.  World Mycotoxin Forum & World Plant Toxin Forum

 

 

2015

Paper:

  • Multi-mycotoxin screening reveals separate occurrence of alfaltoxins and ochratoxin A in Asian rice.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.  63(12):3104-13.

Oral Presentation

  • LC-LIT-MS and LC-Q-TOF as primary tools for accurate determination of moniliformin in cereals, vial alternative precipitation pathways. 
    13th Fusarium symposium
  • Food Authenticity from the Asian Perspective.  Food Science Asia
  • Food Contact Materials: trouble, testing and trends.  Food Science Asia
  • Raising The Bar on Food Safety through Mass Spectrometry. Food Safety Asia & Central Kitchen Asia 2015 Conference
  • Early Warning Mechanism, Monitoring and Detection of Unexpected Illegal Additives in Foods.  APEC Conference of Management and Related Scientific Detection of Food Additives in Food

Poster Presentation

  • Survey of Rongalite (as Formaldehyde) in flour based foods by HPLC.  Food Science Asia
  • Multistage mass fragmentation reaction eliminates matrix effects for Phomopsin A in lupin flour assay development?  Mass Spectrometry 2015
  • Method Comparison between GC-FID and GC-MS for the Determination of Ethylene Glycol in water and beverages.  Mass Spectrometry 2015
  • Determination of the migration of sulphonated residues from polysulphone baby bottles used as substitutes for polycarbonate.  7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA)

 

 

2014

Paper:

  • Evaluation of triple stage mass spectrometry as a robust and accurate diagnostic tool for determination of free cordycepin in designer egg.  Food Chemistry 150:213-219
  • Triple stage mass spectrometry as the go-to physico-chemical too for the accurate assessment of multi-mycotoxins in processed chilli of Asian origin. World Mycotoxin Journal.

2013

Paper

  • Single laboratory method validation comparing MS3 and FI/MS fingerprinting, and quantitation strateges for the accurate determination of ochratoxins in beer. World Mycotoxin Journal 6: 281-290
  • Speciation and determination of inorganic arsenic in rice using Liquid Chromatography-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass. Journal of AOAC International,in press
  • Application note: High sensitivity analysis of nitrosamines using GG-MS/MS. Thermoscientific Application Note 10315

Oral Presentation

  • Analysing models for identification, prevention and control of myctoxins risk in food and feed.  World of Food Safety Conference
  • Role of a Scientific Officer with the ASEAN reference laboratory for mycotoxin testing.  Seminar, Munester University
  • Linear ion trap and flow injection mass spectrometry. Seminar, Munester University
  • Gaining direct access to sub-ppb targeted mycotoxin analyses through MS3: A case study involving the accurate determiantion of aflatoxins and ochratoxin A in processed spices. ISM-Mycored  International Conference Europe 2013
  • Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in food using pressurized liquid extraction and molecularly imprinted solid phase extraction coupled with gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. 2nd Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Sea Region Countries Mass Spectrometry Workshop 2013

Poster Presentation

  • Authenticity of vinegar by Gas Chromatography - Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (GC-C-IRMS) - A survey of vinegars in the Singapore market. 6th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA)
  • Trace analysis of nitrosamines in beer using GC-MS/MS. 6th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA)
  • A survey of the multi-elemental content of edible mushrooms using ICP-MS in the Singapore retail market. Eurofodchem XVII
  • Determination of six volatile N-nitrosamine in meat products by GC-MS/MS.  13th Asean Food Conference
  • Comparison study between Microwave Digestor and UltraWAVE digestion of Cocoa Powder before simultaneous analysis of heavy metals (Pb, As, Cd) in cocoa powder by Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS). Mass Spectrometry 2013
  • Simultaneous Determination and Differentiation of 3-monochloroproan-1,2-diol (3-MCPD ester) and Glycidyl esters (3-MPD esters) by GCMSMS. Mass Spectrometry 2013
  • Method development for trace level detection of N-nitrosamines in beer by GC-MS/MS. American Society for Mass Spectrometry Annual Conference (ASMS) 2013
  • Mercury Speciation in Asian Dried Seafood by LC-ICP-MS. 44th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress
  • Determination of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PA) in Honey using Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry detection method. Euroanalysis 2013

2012

Paper

  • A flow-injection mass spectrometry fingerprinting scaffold for feature selection and quantitation of Cordyceps and Ganoderma extracts in beverage: a predictive artificial neural network modelling strategy. AMB Express 2 (2012):43
  • Analytical method for the accurate determination of tricothecenes in grains using LC-MS/MS: a comparison between MRM transition and MS3 quantitation. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 403 (2012):2801-2806

Oral Presentation

  • Prospective analytical tools for the accurate determination of ochratoxins in beer. WMFmeetsIUPAC 2012
  • Application of the Hyphenated System, LC-ICP-MS to Perform Arsenic Speciation Analysis in Rice. Separation Science 2012
  • Food safety through provenancing of the food that we eat. Separation Science 2012
  • Analytical techniques in Food Authentication. 6th Asian Conference on Food Nutrition and Safety

Poster Presentation

  • Determination of 3-chloropropane-1,2-diol fatty acid easters in oil by gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. 29th International Symposium on Chromatography
  • Screening of "Weight Loss" Beverages for Sibutramine and its analogues by LC/MS/MS. 6th Asian Conference on Food Nutrition and Safety
  • Differetiation of wild and farmed seafish using isotopic signatures. International Mass Spectrometry Conference 2012

2011

Paper

  • Feed-forward neural network assisted by discriminant analysis for the spectroscopic discrimination of cracked spores Ganoderma lucidum: A prospective biotechnology production tool. AMB Express 1 (2011):40
  • A novel approach to discriminate between Nostoc flagelliforme and its counterfeits. Food Chemistry 129 (2011) 528-532

Oral Presentation

  • Achieving high sensitivity in analysing tricothecenes in grains by applying LC-MS/MS technique- An MRM transition and MS3 approach. Separation Science 2011
  • Recent development in chemical contaminants analysis in food. Seminar on Emerging Food Safety Chanllenges

Poster Presentation

  • Determination of Oleamide and Erucamide Migrating from the Gaskets of Lids into Foods packed in Glass Jars by LC-MS/MS .  4th International Congress on Food and Nutrition
  • Determination of the geographical origins of rice by stable isotopes and elemental compositions analysis. 1st Food Integrity and Traceability Conference
  • Authenticity of honey by Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS) - A survey of honeys in the Singapore market. 3rd MoniQA International Conference
  • Determination of Anatoxin-a in spirulina by Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry. 5th  International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA)
  • Analytical method for the accurate determination of tricothecenes in grains using LC-MS/MS: a comparison between MRM transition and MS3 quantitation. 5th  International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA)

2010

Oral Presentation

  • Mycotoxins control programme in ASEAN : The EU-ASEAN Reference Laboratory’s perspective. International Mycotoxin Conference – MycoRed
  • Sensitive determination of photoinitiators in printed packaged beverages by HPLC Tandem MS. Separation Science (SSMS)
  • Simultaneous detection of multiple Aspergillus, Penicillium & Fusarium mycotoxins by a simple cleanup followed by LC/MS/MS.  Separation Science (SSMS)

Poster Presentation

  • Analyzing emerging mycotoxins in cereal products by applying HPLC-FLD/DAD and LC-MS-MS.  The World Mycotoxin Forum- 6th  Conference
  • A novel approach to discriminate between Nostoc flagelliforme and its counterfeits. Conference on Setting Standards in Food Analysis
  • Migration of 2,4,7,9-Tetramethyldec-5-yne-4,7-diol from food adhesive labels by Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry. 27th  Montreux Symposium on LC/MS
  • Analysis of Acesulfame-K, Saccharin and Aspartame in food by Ultra Fast Liquid Chromatography with Photo Diode Array Detection ( UFLC-PDA). 16th International Symposium on Separation Science
  • Mycotoxins content survey in Lingzhi and Lingzhi-related products by HPLC. 124th AOAC Annual Meeting and Exposition
  • Migration of caprolactum and laurolactam from nylon packaging materials into meat. 124th AOAC Annual Meeting and Exposition
  • Direct analysis of thujone in alcoholic drinks with high alcohol content by Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry. 124th AOAC Annual Meeting and Exposition

2009

Oral Presentation

  • Investigation of cocaine in beverage. International Symposium on Forensic Science and Environmental Health (ISFE)

Poster Presentation

  • Determination of photoinitiators in packaged beverages by Solid-Phase Extraction Clean up and Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry detection. 18th  International Mass Spectrometry Conference
  • Analysis of Auramine O in Food Products using Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry Detection Method. Euroanalysis XV
  • Analysis of acrylonitrile in food by Headspace-Solid Phase Micro Extraction- Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry. 123rd  AOAC Annual Meeting and Exposition
  • A survey of sugarcane juices for nitrotoxins content. Separation Science
  • Determination of Copper Chlorophyllins (E141[II]) in Food by Ultrafast Liquid Chromatography with Photodiode Array Detection. 4th  International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA)

2008

Poster Presentation

  • A fast method for the simultaneous determination of Bisphenol A, Bisphenol F, Bisphenol A Diglycidyl Ether, and Bisphenol F Diglycidyl Ether and their derivatives in canned foods by Ultra-Performance Liquid Chromatography. 4th  International Symposium on Food Packaging
  • Rapid analysis of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in food using Selective Pressurized Liquid Extraction followed by Gas Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry. 122nd AOAC Annual Meeting & Exposition
  • Trace level determination of melamine in food by Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry. 5th  Asian Conference on Food & Nutrition

2007

Paper

  • Determination of Isopropyl-9H-Thioxanthen-9-one in packaged beverages by SPE clean-up and liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry detection. Journal of Chromatography A; 1143 (2007) 162-167

Oral Presentation

  • Quality assurance programme based on ISO/IEC 17025 in food and drug analysis - The Singapore perspective. 2007 International Symposium on Quality Assurance in Food & Drug Analysis
  • Migration of toxic contaminants from canned lacquers. 10th ASEAN Food Conference
  • A simultaneous method for the determination of Bisphenol A, Bisphenol F, Bisphenol A Diglycidyl Ether, and Bisphenol F Diglycidyl Ether and their derivatives in canned foods by ESI-LC-MS/MS. Singapore International Chemistry Conference 5

Poster Presentation

  • Migration of fungicides from wooden chopsticks using Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry detection method. 121st AOAC Annual Meeting & Exposition
  • Trace determination of N-nitrosamines in beverages and non-fatty food using GC tandem MS. 13th  Nordic Conference on Mass Spectrometry

2006

Paper

  • Single laboratory validation of a method for the determination of Bisphenol A, Bisphenol A diglycidyl ether and its derivatives in canned foods by reversed-phase liquid chromatography. Journal of Chromatography A; 1129 (2006) 145-148

1998

Paper

  • Occurrence of volatile N-nitrosamines in baby bottle nipples and pacifiers sold in Calcutta markets. J. Food Sci.Technol., 1998, Vol 35, No. 4, pp 375 – 377

1995

Paper

  • Liquid chromatographic determination of trans-10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid content of commercial products containing royal jelly. J AOAC Int. 1995 Jul-Aug;78(4):1019-23