Food Forensics
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Food Forensics


  • Author : Mike Adams
  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781940363462

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Food Forensics Book Description :
What’s really in your food? Award-winning investigative journalist and clean food activist Mike Adams, the “Health Ranger,” is founder and editor of Natural News, one of the top health news websites in the world, reaching millions of readers each month. Now, in Food Forensics, Adams meticulously tests groceries, fast foods, dietary supplements, spices, and protein powders for heavy metals and toxic elements that could be jeopardizing your health. To conduct this extensive research, Adams built a state-of-the-art laboratory with cutting-edge scientific instruments. Publishing results of metal concentrations for more than 800 different foods, Food Forensics is doing the job the FDA refuses to do: testing off-the-shelf foods and sharing the findin...

Food Forensics and Toxicology

Food Forensics and Toxicology


  • Author : Titus A. M. Msagati
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-12-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781119101413

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Food Forensics and Toxicology Book Description :
A comprehensive guide, offering a toxicological approach to food forensics, that reviews the legal, economic, and biological issues of food fraud Food Forensics and Toxicology offers an introduction and examination of forensics as applied to food and foodstuffs. The author puts the focus on food adulteration and food fraud investigation. The text combines the legal/economic issues of food fraud with the biological and health impacts of consuming adulterated food. Comprehensive in scope, the book covers a wide-range of topics including food adulteration/fraud, food "fingerprinting" and traceability, food toxicants in the body, and the accidental or deliberate introduction of toxicants into food products. In addition, the author includes information on...

Food Forensics

Food Forensics


  • Author : James F. Carter
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781351647687

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Food Forensics Book Description :
Food forensics is a multi-disciplinary science involving advanced analytical techniques, plant and animal metabolism, and sophisticated data interpretation tools. This book explains how plants, and in turn animals eating those plants, assimilate stable isotopes and trace elements from their environments. It provides extensive reviews of the use of stable isotope and trace element measurements for the authentication of major food groups and how these can be used to detect fraudsters. The book emphasises the use of correct methods for sample preparation and measurement so that data can be compared to existing datasets, with a dedicated chapter discussing interpretations....

Food Forensics

Food Forensics


  • Author : James F. Carter
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351647687

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Food Forensics Book Description :
Food forensics is a multi-disciplinary science involving advanced analytical techniques, plant and animal metabolism, and sophisticated data interpretation tools. This book explains how plants, and in turn animals eating those plants, assimilate stable isotopes and trace elements from their environments. It provides extensive reviews of the use of stable isotope and trace element measurements for the authentication of major food groups and how these can be used to detect fraudsters. The book emphasises the use of correct methods for sample preparation and measurement so that data can be compared to existing datasets, with a dedicated chapter discussing interpretations....

Sorting the Beef from the Bull
Score: 3
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Sorting the Beef from the Bull


  • Author : Richard Evershed
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-25
  • Genre: Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781472911346

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Sorting the Beef from the Bull Book Description :
Horsemeat in burgers was hard to swallow, but there are far more sinister culinary crimes afoot... Chicken eggs that haven't come from chickens, melamine in infant's milk in China, nut shells in spices – these are just some examples of the food fraud that has occurred in recent years. As our urban lifestyle takes us further and further away from our food sources, there are increasing opportunities for dishonesty, duplicity and profit-making short-cuts. Food adulteration, motivated by money, is an issue that has spanned the globe throughout human history. Whether it's a matter of making a good quality oil stretch a bit further by adding a little extra 'something' or labelling a food falsely to appeal to current consumer trends – it's all food frau...

Food Toxicology and Forensics

Food Toxicology and Forensics


  • Author : Charis M. Galanakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-01
  • Genre: Medical
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780128223611

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Food Toxicology and Forensics Book Description :
Considering the need for robust and reliable techniques to identify food contaminants and adulteration, Food Toxicology and Forensics presents an overview of these subjects, as well as the analytical tools necessary to handle the complexity of the issues at play between them. It discusses the presence of foreign substances in food despite forensic analysis and supports the scientific community, laboratories, and regulatory bodies in their aim to identify food fraud. Topics include the forensic attribution profiling of food by liquid chromatography (LC), contemporary mass spectrometry (MS), tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) and liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (LC-MS), the application of ambient ionization mass spectrometry (AIMS) tec...

Applications of Time of Flight and Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry in Environmental  Food  Doping  and Forensic Analysis

Applications of Time of Flight and Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry in Environmental Food Doping and Forensic Analysis


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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-06-02
  • Genre: Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780444635730

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Applications of Time of Flight and Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry in Environmental Food Doping and Forensic Analysis Book Description :
Applications of Time-of-Flight and Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry in Environmental, Food, Doping, and Forensic Analysis deals with the use of high-resolution mass spectrometry (MS) in the analysis of small organic molecules. Over the past few years, time-of-flight (ToF) and Orbitrap MS have both experienced tremendous growth in a great number of analytical sectors and are now well established in many laboratories where high requirements are placed on analytical performance. This book gives a head-to-head comparison of these two technologies that compete directly with each other. As users with hands-on experience in both techniques, the authors provide a balanced description of the strengths and weaknesses of both techniques. In the vast majority of cases...

Advanced Mass Spectrometry for Food Safety and Quality

Advanced Mass Spectrometry for Food Safety and Quality


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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-05-08
  • Genre: Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780444633927

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Advanced Mass Spectrometry for Food Safety and Quality Book Description :
Advanced Mass Spectrometry for Food Safety and Quality provides information on recent advancements made in mass spectrometry-based techniques and their applications in food safety and quality, also covering the major challenges associated with implementing these technologies for more effective identification of unknown compounds, food profiling, or candidate biomarker discovery. Recent advances in mass spectrometry technologies have uncovered tremendous opportunities for a range of food-related applications. However, the distinctive characteristics of food, such as the wide range of the different components and their extreme complexity present enormous challenges. This text brings together the most recent data on the topic, providing an important res...

DNA Techniques to Verify Food Authenticity

DNA Techniques to Verify Food Authenticity


  • Author : Michael Walker
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2019-10-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781788018975

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DNA Techniques to Verify Food Authenticity Book Description :
The food supply chain needs to reassure consumers and businesses about the safety and standards of food. Global estimates of the cost of food fraud to economies run into billions of dollars hence a huge surge in interest in food authenticity and means of detecting and preventing food fraud and food crime. Approaches targeting DNA markers have assumed a pre-eminence. This book is the most comprehensive and timely collection of material from those working at the forefront of DNA techniques applied to food authenticity. Addressing the new field of analytical molecular biology as it combines the quality assurance rigour of analytical chemistry with DNA techniques, it introduces the science behind DNA as a target analyte, its extraction, amplification, de...

Radionuclide Concentrations in Food and the Environment

Radionuclide Concentrations in Food and the Environment


  • Author : Michael Poschl
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-08-21
  • Genre: Medical
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781000611625

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Radionuclide Concentrations in Food and the Environment Book Description :
As radiological residue, both naturally occurring and technologically driven, works its way through the ecosystem, we see its negative effects on the human population. Radionuclide Concentrations in Food and the Environment addresses the key issues concerning the relationship between natural and manmade sources of environmental radioactivity...