publication . Conference object . 2012

Meat species identification by polymerase chain reaction technique to authenticate alheiras de caça

Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
The manufacture of traditional meat products is a long-established practice in the Northeast of Portugal, being Alheiras one of the most appreciated products. Alheiras are traditional smoked fermented sausages, mainly produced with pork and poultry meat in a mixture with bread and spices. Currently, game meat Alheiras (Alheiras de caça) are also available in the market being considered as very attractive meat products and prone to adulterations as they command higher prices compared to the common type of Alheiras. To allow accurate information for consumers and avoid unfair competition among producers, it is important to develop efficient methodologies to assess...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Authenticity, Alheiras, DNA, Meat species
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publication . Conference object . 2012

Meat species identification by polymerase chain reaction technique to authenticate alheiras de caça

Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.;