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- Burkhardt, Sabine, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- European food research & technology 2019 v.245 no.4 pp. 853-862
- DNA; analytical methods; beef; chicken meat; droplets; food research; food waste; fraud; horse meat; ingredients; pork; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; sausages; sheep meat; turkey meat; uncertainty; waste reduction
- ... The probability of accidental or intentional addition of another species of meat in meat products is high. Meat is expensive and in the context of food waste, it is reasonable to reduce loss of this precious material during the production. However, the line between fraud and waste reduction is thin. Minor variations, e.g., up to 1% of unexpected meat content, may be tolerated. But to distinguish b ...
- Burkhardt, Sabine, et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Food and environmental virology 2019 v.11 no.1 pp. 1-8
- Orthohepevirus A; pork; silica; humans; hepatitis E; liver sausage; food matrix; surveys; swine; wild boars; genotype; outbreak investigation; RNA; homogenization; Europe
- ... Increasing numbers of hepatitis E cases are currently recognized in many European countries. The zoonotic hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotype 3 mainly circulates in domestic pigs and wild boars, and can be transmitted to humans via consumption of insufficiently heated meat or meat products produced from those animals. Here, a detailed protocol for detection of HEV RNA in meat products is provided, wh ...