Rapid and non-invasive food and feed quality monitoring: the chemometric point of view
- Fernández Pierna, J.A. (2007). Rapid and non-invasive food and feed quality monitoring: the chemometric point of view. Proceedings in: 10th Scandinavian Symposium on Chemometrics (SSC10), Lappeenranta - Finland, 11-15/06/2007, 57.
|Year of conference
|Rapid and non-invasive food and feed quality monitoring: the chemometric point of view
|10th Scandinavian Symposium on Chemometrics (SSC10)
|Lappeenranta - Finland
|vibrational spectroscopy|chemometrics|food|feed|quality control|
|Chemometric methods have to be regarded as attractive and promising tools for analyses conducted in research, process control or industrial laboratories. These techniques are increasingly considered by analysts as an obvious and unavoidable solution. This trend stems from the constantly evolving field of instrumentation in spectroscopy and the development of analytical chemistry systems combining the instrument, the interface between the instrument and the sample (i.e., sample presentation technique) and the software integrating data acquisition together with the extensive use and speed of computers. Daily, new applications of chemometric techniques in the fields of chemistry, pharmaceutics, the agro-food sector, life sciences and environmental analysis are being demonstrated and published. Day after day the actors of the food/feed chain are looking for new methodologies to improve the overall quality and the safety of the products. Rapid and non-invasive methods like vibrational spectroscopy can be easily implemented to assess hazardous conditions in food/feed production. The ability of chemometrics for using data coming from vibrational spectroscopy techniques and its ability to be used for qualitative and quantitative analysis as well as its speed have made it very attractive for the industrial sector. Chemometrics is becoming a challenge for the extraction and the appropriate exploitation of the relevant information contained in the numerous and manifold obtained data. The overall aim of this work is to give an overview of the different applications and original solutions of chemometrics and data processing tools for the study of the quality control in the food and feed sectors.
|Fernandez Pierna Juan Antonio, Quality Department of Agro-food Products, Walloon Agricultural Research Centre (CRA-W), Chaussée de Namur, 24, B-5030 Gembloux, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Fernández Pierna, J.A.