on 03-31-201502:54 PM - edited on 10-15-202110:32 AM by AnalyteGuru
Guaranteeing the authenticity of a product is integral to quality procedures, essential in the compliance of food labeling regulations and important to consumers when paying for premium products. Adulteration refers to the addition of substances to foods or substitution of components with cheaper alternatives, usually for economic gain (also called food fraud). Adulterants can lead to serious health issues. Food authenticity and adulteration testing encompasses multiple approaches and techniques that are constantly evolving to meet emerging challenges. This application notebook describes various chromatography techniques for determining the adulterated products and guaranteeing authenticity.