The Honey Trap: Analytical Technology Makes Food Fraud Easier to Catch

Protecting product integrity remains a challenge for honey manufacturers and suppliers.

Because of its high nutritional value and distinctive flavor, natural honey is a premium product with a price tag significantly higher than that of other sweeteners. As a result, honey is often the target of adulteration using low-cost invert sugar syrups. This article looks at two analytical approaches based on isotope fingerprint analysis using isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS) that can be used to detect honey adulteration and safeguard product integrity. Read more.

Tags: Forensics