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The 8th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA 2017) will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, on 7–10 November 2017.

A session on "Smart portable food analysis systems" and the Demo Smart Lab will be organised by PhasmaFOOD and FoodSmartphone EU projects in the context of RAFA 2017.


The RAFA organizers, the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (UCT Prague, Czech Republic), and RIKILT, Wageningen University & Research (The Netherlands) would like to invite food scientists from academia and industry, and representatives of national and international agencies, control authorities, governmental and commercial laboratories to attend this event. 

The RAFA 2017 symposium will provide an overview of contemporary trends in analytical and bioanalytical strategies in food quality and safety control and discuss challenges for novel approaches. The following recent and emerging issues will be addressed by RAFA 2017 sessions: authenticity and food fraud; bioactive compounds; flavour significant compounds; “omics” including “foodomics”; food forensics; nanoparticles in food; novel foods and supplements; organic crops and foodstuffs; QA/QC and chemometrics and data interpretation; allergens; industrial contaminants; metals and metalloids; mycotoxins, marine, and plant toxins; packaging contaminants; processing contaminants; pesticide residues; and veterinary drug residues.

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Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, Prague, Czech Republic