Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish.

Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish.

Fish is a healthy nutritional food. The increasing global market demand coupled with fish-food scandals, has generated a high level of safety concerns. This project provides three rapid, hand-held tools for enhancing the trust in fish products. The objective of this collaboration is to generate new real-time, reliable, portable and friendly-to-use monitoring devices that help to assess the freshness, nutritional value, identity of certain types of fish, and the use of antibiotics. Retailers and horeca sector will have a new set of tools to improving the transparency of quality and identity of fish products they sell so they can regain consumers’ trust. Consumers will have a fast-non-destructive tool to measure the nutritional value, freshness and verify the identity of the fish they purchase. The project contributes to the mission of EIT/Food to give consumers access to safe and nutritious fish of the highest quality.

Partners

The following partners are involved in the project

AZTI
MICROBION
QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY OF BELFAST
TELLSPEC

Project lead

Isabel Hoffmann
Institution

Tellspec

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