Food Authenticity and Spectroscopy
List Oct 21, 2019 | By Becky A. Gee, PhD.
You may have certainly enjoyed an authentic honey, wine, or olive oil. Yet, each of these foods are at risk for fraud. To mitigate and investigate food fraud, researchers use analytical methods, such as spectroscopy, to analyze the constituents of food.
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- Which foods are most frequently adulterated
- Spectroscopy techniques used in food fraud detection
- Chemical characteristics that single out the fakes
With growing concerns over a multitude of food risks, accurate and sensitive analytical tools are needed to ensure food safety. Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) has become an indispensable method for food safety testing and quality control, capable of detecting and quantifying even trace amounts of numerous contaminants and harmful species in food.READ MORE