origin verification (2)

10846787662?profile=RESIZE_400xThe authenticity and origin of animal-derived foods are important for consumer information and prevention of food fraud. This review examines the current research techniques for verifying the authenticity and origin of animal-derived foods, in particular using stable isotope ratio analysis and spectroscopic techniques coupled with chemometrics. It covers meat, dairy, and seafood products, as well as honey. It also includes the new trend of analysing the inedible parts of animals to verify their origin.

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10496032473?profile=RESIZE_180x180  The Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) is setting up a new IRMS (Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry) Unit to verify the origin and authenticity of food, feed and plants. It is seeking to recruit an IRMS expert, who would:

  • Develop stable isotope mass spectrometry (IRMS) to verify the origin and authenticity of food, feed and plants,
  • Develop and optimise of IRMS methods including analysis and equipment maintenance,
  • Undertake statistical evaluations of the measurement data to assess origin and authenticity,
  • Conceive and implement of research projects,
  • Give lectures and publish scientific papers,
  • Participate in national and international working groups and cooperation networks,
  • Further develop authenticity testing in connection with other measurement techniques, in coordination with scientific findings and market requirements

 More details and application on-line at: https://jobs.ages.at/Job/179932


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