Seafood traceability

Development of trace elemental fingerprinting food traceability tool for bivalve shellfish of commercial importance

This research involves using ICP-MS determined trace elemental fingerprints of commercial bivalve shellfish to design a traceability tool to identify the location and date of harvest of produce. Research is in collaboration with NUI Galway, UCD, the Marine Institute, Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the European Food Safety Authority.

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MFRC Leader, Lecturer and Researcher in Marine Ecology and Fisheries
Lecturer and Researcher in Freshwater and Marine Ecology