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- Iwobi, A., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Food control 2017 v.74 pp. 89-97
- analytical methods; beef; detection limit; food safety; genome; horse meat; horses; myostatin; pork; poultry; product evaluation; quantitative analysis; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; sheep; Europe
- ... The recent horse meat scandal that rocked Europe in early 2013 shows how important it is for the routine food control authorities to constantly evolve analytical tools for the accurate evaluation of meat products among others, to ensure that product declaration and actual composition correlate. While in most cases qualitative detection approaches suffice for product evaluation, in other cases a qu ...
- Iwobi, A., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Food chemistry 2015 v.169 pp. 305-313
- beef; cows; detection limit; ethics; genome; minced meat; myostatin; pork; poultry; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; staple foods; swine; uncertainty
- ... One popular staple food in many lands is minced meat, traditionally prepared from beef and/or pork fractions. While beef is the more expensive of the two meat fractions, the possibility exists for manufacturers to fraudulently declare higher proportions of it. Additionally, the need exists to protect consumers who, out of medical or ethical reasons, reject specific meat fractions.In this work, we ...