Mark Woolfe posted blog posts
Dec 3
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Dec 1
Mark Woolfe posted a blog post
In this review by Spanish researchers, an updated, comprehensive and balanced overview of the recent studies (2015-2018) that have applied omics-based technologies for the authentication of food is given. The omics-based molecular tools discussed in…
Nov 26
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Nov 22
Mark Woolfe published an article
This year's Binstead Lecture is jointly organised by IFST and the IFT British Section. It is on 12 December 18:00 - 21:00 at the FDF's offices, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SL. The speaker will be Dr Michele Perchonok, President of IFT and former…
Nov 19
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Two new final reports and their related SOPs of projects FA0106 and FA0122 have been put on the website. FA0106 evaluates an ELISA method to determine offal (heart, liver, kidney and lung) in meat products. FA0122 validates the assay based on Wester…
Nov 16
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German researchers have developed a method for the non-targeted detection of paprika adulteration using Fourier transform mid-infrared (FT-MIR) spectroscopy and one-class soft independent modelling of class analogy (OCSIMCA). One-class models based…
Nov 5
Mark Woolfe published an article
The University of East Anglia are running a series of on-line courses which give an introduction to modern analytical authenticity techniques and how they can be used to uncover food fraud.The courses last 4 weeks and involve 2 hours study a week. T…
Nov 2
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Gelatine is widely used in the manufacture of "gummy" sweets, and both bovine and porcine gelatine is used. Turkish researchers have used FTIR-ATR (Fourier Transform Infra Red - Attenuated Total Reflectance) spectroscopy to determine whether bovine…
Nov 1
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Oct 30
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Oct 24
Mark Woolfe published an article
The 5-year EU project FOODINTEGRITY comes to an end this year. Hence, it is organising its 5th and final conference in Nantes on the 14-15 November. The event is expected to host more than 400 attendees from the food processing industry, food retail…
Oct 20
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The three farmers ran a certified organic farm in Overton, Nebraska, but also farmed other non-certified fields in the area. Maize and soyabeans produced from these fields were sold as organic, at much higher prices to customers both directly and vi…
Oct 20
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Oct 18
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As part of the EU Project Authent-Net, the Norwegian Food Research Agency (Nofima)  and Belgium's Centre Wallon de Recherches Agronomique (CRA-W) have developed a database to help prevent another major food fraud incident. The database FARNHub (Food…
Oct 14
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