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Scientists have developed a new methodology that could simplify and accelerate the quality control of food.
TOMRA, a global leader in sensor-based sorting technology, is absolutely committed to its long-term development in China and has further strengthened its set-up in this fast-growing market.
The detectors sniff out biogenic amines (BAs), which give decomposing meat its bad odour.
The researchers used the fossilised algae as the base for a photonic crystal device that successfully monitored histamine in salmon and tuna.
Is that meat still good? Are you sure? McMaster researchers have developed a test to bring certainty to the delicate but critical question of whether meat and other foods are safe to eat or need to be thrown out.
Responding to consumer concerns about food quality and food fraud, the European Commission has launched a "Knowledge Centre", operated by the Joint Research Centre.
Scientists have developed magnetic nanoparticles that can detect traces of a popular pesticide chemical in under two hours without the need for costly preparation procedures.
Scientists are developing a dual-part detection method that can search for traces of bacteria in water or food samples using a smartphone and a $30 microscope add-on.
Researchers in the US have created a nose that can sniff out adulteration and watering down in spirits, fighting one of the most deadly varieties of fraud.
Two American companies have announced a partnership aimed at using new techniques and analytical chemistry expertise to uncover nutritional value in food.
Until now, farmers have had to inspect the quality of soybean harvested, bringing work to an abrupt halt. But thanks an international research collaboration, all that seems set to change.