Independent report

The determination of folate in food

The development and evaluation of a procedure for the determination of folates using high performance liquid chromatography.


The determination of folate in food

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A technical report describing and evaluating a procedure for identifying and determining the added and natural folates present in foods. The procedure uses enzyme extraction followed by sample clean-up using affinity cartridges and determination by HPLC.

Published 14 October 2014