The intricacies and formalities essential for analyzing a includes required
The role of Referral labs, FSSA notified laboratories and State Food Laboratories and functions
Receiving samples, sample custody and sample custodian. Storage of sample. Required documentation and registration, storage of the sample
Analyses as per FSS Rules and Regulations (2011). Importance of Analytical and Fit for purpose methods, quality control, proficiency testing, reference materials etc
Also, the opinion writing whether, safe, unsafe, misbranded or mislabeled with some examples.
Relevance and importance of sampling to obtain a representative analytical sample
How to overcome compositional and distributional homogeneity.
Mixing techniques to get a representative analytical sample
Subsampling process and reducing error due to mass reduction.
Sample splitting and maintaining sample integrity.