Application Note: Material Characterization Methods for Food and Food Safety
27 July 2009

Food products represent one of the more challenging areas of analysis as the materials are complex and small changes can lead to major differences in product quality and safety. Material characterization techniques like DSC, TGA, DMA, EA, UV, Raman and IR microscopy allow one to gain a greater understanding of the materials. In this paper, we will look at several applications of modern material characterization techniques for food and food safety.