AFRAMILK is an RTD project and complies with the general socio-economic objectives of the Generic Activity 2: 'Measurements and Testing' . More specifically, the proposal meets the objectives and modalities: Anti-fraud, Instrumentation, 6.1.2 Periodic Call. The objectives are (i) determine the percentage of fat and water, (ii) determine the freshness (rnicrobiological quality), (iii) determine the addition of low-cost milk to milk of higher costs, and (iv) detection of illegally used substances (toxins, antibiotics) . The technical result of the project is a multi-sensor system based on PC-based equipment for the detection of the most common adulterations and frauds of milk. This system will use impedance spectroscopy, ultrasonic measurements, and special sensors with recognizing coatings (lipids, antibodies).
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts
01430 Vieu D'izenave
6708 PD Wageningen
DH1 3HP Durham