Determination of trans fats in food

This five-day intensive training course will take place in the Food Analysis and Toys Department of our Institute for Food Safety in Linz. The aim is to demonstrate the analysis of fatty acid profiles in foods with special interest in unsaturated fatty acids with double bonds in trans configuration from sample to test report with a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application. In addition, the analysis of other characteristic factors of oil samples is also included in the course.

You will gain knowledge of the relevant legal principles and framework for validation of analytical methods, quality assurance, and evaluation and interpretation of results. Each participant performs the relevant procedures on real samples under professional supervision in a fully equipped laboratory.

Target group
This laboratory course provides scientifically and regulatory sound, theoretical and practical knowledge in the analysis of fatty acids for

  • analysts
  • Heads of laboratories
  • Experts and assessors in quality management, research and consulting of food and feed manufacturers and control bodies
  • Interested persons

Limit of Participation
Five-day standard course for up to four persons (minimum: two participants)

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AGES GmbH Wieningerstraße 8 | A-4020 Linz, Austria

Responsible for content  Verena Peterseil Department of Food Analysis and Toys Institute for Food Safety Linz, AGES

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Last updated: 10.10.2023

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