December 22, 2011

NIR used to detect oil fraud

Researchers from Queens University Belfast and from UFR Sciences et Techniques in France are investigating the possibilities of using Near-Infrared (NIR) and Raman Spectroscopy detecting adulteration of oil used in animal feed production. Basic vegetable blends (BVB’s) and soya oils, used in the animal feed industry, are sometimes adulterated with transformer and mineral oil as a means of illegally increasing profit. Read more ...

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