NOVELTY – Falsification of natural honey identification involves utilizing chemical markers, laser desorption ionization-assisted matrix (MALDI), desorption electrospray ionization (DESI), direct analysis in real time (DART), electrospray (ESI), atmospheric pressure chemical ionization (APCI) and atmospheric pressure photoionization (APPI). USE – Method for identifying, characterizing and determining falsification of natural honeys from Apis mellifera and native bees.
D13 (Other foodstuffs and treatment – including preservation of food, milk, milk products, butter substitutes, edible oils and fats, non-alcoholic beverages, artificial sweeteners, food additives and animal feed (A23B-L).); J04 (Chemical/physical processes/apparatus – including catalysis, catalysts (excluding specific e.g. enzymatic or polymerisation catalysts), colloid chemistry, laboratory apparatus and methods, testing, controlling, general encapsulation, detection and sampling (excluding clinical testing) (B01J, L).); S03 (Scientific Instrumentation)