Data underlying the proceeding: Are low-cost, hand-held NIR sensors suitable to detect adulterations of halal meat?



The data was collected from frozen-thawed, minced meat samples (pork, beef, chicken, lamb and mixtures of 2-50% pork with the respective other meat) using five NIR sensors in reflection and not precessed any further. Description of the sampling procedure, processing of the samples as well as measurement settings are according to Mueller-Maatsch et al. (2021,
Date made available31 May 2021
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Temporal coverageSept 2020 - Nov 2020
Date of data productionSept 2020 - Nov 2020
Geographical coverageWageningen; The Netherlands


  • minced meat
  • near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy
  • portable devices
  • adulteration
  • halal food
  • animal species

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