IDF issues guidelines on detecting adulteration in dairy products
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has released a new publication providing guidelines on procedures and methods to counteract adulteration of suppliers´milk.
Entitled ‘Integrated Supply Chain Management,’ the publication is intended to help the milk industry to reinforce consumer confidence in its ability to guarantee safe and nutritious
Richard Doyle, IDF President said: “I am very pleased with the leadership role IDF is playing in addressing the need to put in place more robust procedures and systems. These guidelines provide a practical approach from dairy experts throughout the dairy chain.”
The guidelines include the use of Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) technology for routine milk screening as a measure to prevent possible adulteration of milk. This option is available with a number of FOSS analytical solutions for central milk testing and dairy production. A video presentation on the concept can be found here.