Learn about the types of fraud and cutting-edge techniques for uncovering food fraud in this free five-day course organised by IAEA/FAO and ACHIPIA (Government of Chile) and CCHEN (Chilean Commission for Nuclear Energy). The course will take place from November 22 to 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Chile time (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CET). The course will cover the following:


  • The latest in food fraud analysis in Europe and North America and how it is being addressed by industry and regulators
  • Complementary level 1 screening technologies such as: handheld and portable vibratory spectroscopy, portable molecular biology, and sensor testing.
  • Level 2 confirmatory analysis such as: high resolution mass spectrometry, omics technologies, stable isotope analysis, whole genome sequencing
  • Sampling for food authenticity studies and compilation and preservation of sustainable databases.
  • The application of chemometrics for the construction of multivariate models and the subsequent challenge of anonymous samples to confirm the stability of the models. Other quality control measures, such as proficiency testing programs.
  • Surveillance and execution at the national level of the verification of the authenticity of food.
  • Real world examples relevant to Chile and Latin America.

In addition, on November 29 you are invited to join a discussion session in which the main concepts of the course will be highlighted.

To participate in the course, please complete the registration form on the following link, https://forms.office.com/r/RixLcjUxJ2