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HEATOX- heat induced toxicants in food - SD0421

The main purpose of the project is to study the formation, control and detection of heat induced toxicants, with the main focus on acrylamide.
The overall objectives are:·

Provide a simple, quick, relatively cheap and reliable prototype immunodiagnostic tests for acrylamide·

Develop rapid, inexpensive rapid prototype assays for precursors to acrylamide formation.·

Development of the above assays in to laboratory based systems (e.g. ELISA : 96 well formats) and evolving them into a simple, one step on-site formats.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2004

To: 2007

Cost: £84,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Central Science Laboratory
Food and Drink              
Food Ingredients              
Food manufacturing industry              
Food Quality              
Food Safety              
Materials Science              
Products and Processes              
Sustainable Farming and Food