The unauthorized blending of undeclared materials into food products has become a major concern among consumers. Such action violates customer rights based upon economical and safety values and it is also a critical problem for communities with ethical and religious beliefs. To trace porcine materials in processed foods , various approaches and targets have been utilized including pork DNA and proteins.
Analysis of porcine peptides in processed food (LC-MS/MS)
In recent years, porcine-specific peptide markers were discovered and utilized for detection of pork in food. Shown below are the results from an analysis using a high-sensitivity LC-MS/MS method for ensuring halal food integrity by targeting more heat-stable porcine-specific peptide markers in processed food.