Vitamin A and D milk tests win patents

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Canadian firm SciMed Technologies Inc. has won patents in the US, Australia and New Zealand for testing kits that can accurately determine vitamin A and D levels in milk in two hours.

VitaKit A and VitaKit D are used by milk processors and food testing labs and are important because fortification with vitamin A and D is mandatory in many countries including the US.

Some methods can take up to ten days to deliver vitamin A and vitamin D levels.

“Using VitaKit A and VitaKit D milk processors now have the ability to accurately verify the levels of vitamins A and D in their products while continuing to provide the world with the absolute freshest and one of the most vastly consumed products – Milk,”​ said Dr Rajan Gupta, founder and president of SciMed Technologies.

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