More and more people worldwide abide by specific nutrition rules that are either voluntarily chosen or based on religious beliefs. With globalization and a food industry that explores "niche markets", demand for these types of products is growing. At the same time, product authentication and correct labelling become more relevant than ever.
For more information on specific diets, see the following pages:
Detecting constituents of animal origin in vegetarian/vegan and kosher/halal foods
ifp Institut für Produktqualität uses state-of-the-art analytical methods for the detection of animal constituents so as to guarantee the origin and authenticity of your products. These include:
- real-time PCR for the detection of animal species and products derived thereof
- immunological methods (ELISA) for the detection of milk and egg and products derived thereof
- mass spectrometry for additional analyses