Frontiers in Drug Safety

Frontiers in Drug Safety

Adulteration Analysis of Some Foods and Drugs

Adulteration refers to the practice of altering food or pharmaceutical content to reduce production costs. Factors affecting this practice include market forces such as easy availability of food ...
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Adulteration Analysis of Honey (2014-2017)

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Alankar Shrivastava

Abstract

Honey is one of the popular foods used to enhance the taste in many food articles worldwide. The importance of honey is not restricted to the boundaries of any certain countries. Honey is also important from the religious point of view. Honey is also a good source of energy. This chapter deals with the adulteration analysis of honey within last three years. This chapter describes briefly nutritious benefits and composition of honey. The analysis of adulteration of honey is described in different sections; Liquid Chromatography (LC), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIS), Rheology and Sensors.

Keywords:

Adulteration, Chromatography, Contamination, Detectors, Food, Honey, NMR, NIR Spectroscopy, Rheology, Sensors.

Affiliation:

Department of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, Lloyd School of Pharmacy, Greater Noida, Knowledge Park II, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201310, India.