, Volume 398, Issue 3, pp 1143-1144
Date: 27 Aug 2010

Tandem MS for environmental and food analysis

This special issue contains selected papers presented at the sixth annual LC/MS/MS Workshop on Environmental Applications and Food Safety. Focus on Emerging Substances held on 25–26 February 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.
Following the success of the previous five annual workshops on liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) for screening and trace-level quantitation in environmental and food samples (Barcelona, June 2005; Barcelona, September 2006; Guelph, April 2007; Barcelona, February 2008; Toronto, April 2009), this sixth workshop was jointly organized by CSIC—Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (Barcelona, Spain), Waters Corporation (Manchester, UK), Environment Canada and the Institut d'Estudis Catalans (Barcelona, Spain) in collaboration with the Spanish Society for Mass Spectrometry (SEEM) and the Catalan Institute for Water Studies (ICRA).
In the course of the workshop, 25 keynote lectures and 37 poster presentations were presented. The principal topics w...