Irradiated food product detections

The labelling of irradiated food products is mandatory (Directive L66/16 (1999).  Aerial has the technical and scientific means and skills to meet the demands of manufacturers and control laboratories to verify the compliance of their food products with these regulations.

Our activity

Aerial Implements the following standardised methods for the detection of ionised foods

  • EN 1788: 2001 Foodstuffs – Thermoluminescence detection of irradiated food from which silicate materials can be isolated
  • EN 1785: 2003 Foodstuffs – Detection of irradiated food containing fat – Gas chromatographic analysis of 2-alkylcyclobutanones”
  • EN 1784: 1996 Foodstuffs – Detection of irradiated food containing fat – Gas chromatography of hydrocarbons
  • EN 1786:1996 -Foodstuffs – Detection of irradiated food containing bone – Method by ESR spectroscopy
  • EN 1787: 2000 Foodstuffs – Detection of irradiated food containing cellulose by ESR spectroscopy
  • EN 13708: 2000 Foodstuffs – Detection of irradiated food containing sugar by ESR spectroscopy

AERIAL is approved by DGCCRF for irradiated food product detection.

Implemented tools

    • Gas chromatograph (GC) coupled to a mass spectrometer
    • Electronic paramagnetic resonance spectrometer (E.P.R.),
    • Thermoluminometer
    • X-ray and electron beam irradiation source

Zoom sur la législation européenn

EU countries must use validated or standardised analytical methods to detect irradiated foods.

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Dalal Werner

Chef de projets

Rodérick Gohier

Ingénieur de recherche

Véronique Zumsteeg

Technicienne