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Verifying food origins using stable isotopes

In this video Dr Simon Kelly explains the use of stable isotope analysis to detect the addition of cheaper cane and corn syrup in honey.

In this video, Dr Simon Kelly presents an introduction to isotope ratio mass spectrometry; the differences in isotope abundances found in nature; and how this leads to an approach for authenticating honey.

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