Recent Advances in Nanomaterial-Based Sensing for Food Safety Analysis

Xiujuan Qiao, Jingyi He, Ruixi Yang, Yanhui Li, Gengjia Chen, Sanxiong Xiao, Bo Huang, Yahong Yuan, Qinglin Sheng, Tianli Yue
2022 Processes  
The increasing public attention on unceasing food safety incidents prompts the requirements of analytical techniques with high sensitivity, reliability, and reproducibility to timely prevent food safety incidents occurring. Food analysis is critically important for the health of both animals and human beings. Due to their unique physical and chemical properties, nanomaterials provide more opportunities for food quality and safety control. To date, nanomaterials have been widely used in the
more » ... ruction of sensors and biosensors to achieve more accurate, fast, and selective food safety detection. Here, various nanomaterial-based sensors for food analysis are outlined, including optical and electrochemical sensors. The discussion mainly involves the basic sensing principles, current strategies, and novel designs. Additionally, given the trend towards portable devices, various smartphone sensor-based point-of-care (POC) devices for home care testing are discussed.
doi:10.3390/pr10122576 fatcat:cbxqo2iw3ve5bfft6ot3p74uc4