Advances in authenticity testing of geographical origin of food products

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Abstract

Ongoing consumer demands and greater labeling specifications regarding the geographical origin of foods have driven advanced research efforts using existing and new technologies in the last decade in this area of interest. In this chapter, an update is provided on state-of-the-art equipment and research on confirming the provenance of foods by a range of analytical means. Recent advances in isotopic and atomic analysis, compositional analysis using separation techniques, and (semi-)nondestructive techniques are discussed. Most often, the data produced require advanced statistical methods in order to extract the origin-related analytical properties and to allow eventual assessment of the food product’s origin.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Food Authenticity Testing
PublisherElsevier Inc. Academic Press
Chapter13
Pages339-367
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)9780081002209
ISBN (Print)9780081002339
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Analytical methods
  • Chemometrics
  • Food authenticity
  • Geographical origin
  • Nondestructive techniques

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