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  • IR-MS (Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry)
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Choices of matrices prone to food fraud

  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Edible Oils
  • Herbs/ Spices
  • Tree Nuts
  • Honey
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Fish
  • Meat

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Contact Information

Arne Dübecke
P+49 421 596 6070

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