Modern Techniques for Food Authentication, Second Edition presents a comprehensive review of the novel techniques available to authenticate food products, including various spectroscopic technologies, methods based on isotopic analysis and chromatography, and other techniques based on DNA, enzymatic analysis and electrophoresis. This new edition pinpoints research and development trends for those working in research, development and operations in the food industry, giving them readily accessible information on modern food authentication techniques to ensure a safe and authentic food supply. It will also serve as an essential reference source to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for researchers in universities and research institutions.
- Presents emerging imaging techniques that have proven to be powerful, non-destructive tools for food authentication
- Includes applications of hyperspectral imaging to reflect the current trend of developments in food imaging technology for each topic area
- Provides pixel level visualization techniques needed for fast and effective food sample testing
- Contains two new chapters on Imaging Spectroscopic Techniques