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БДС EN 15634-4:2023

Foodstuffs - Detection of food allergens by molecular biological methods - Part 4: Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) - Qualitative detection of a specific DNA sequence in chocolate by real-time PCR

May 15, 2023

General information

60.60     May 15, 2023



European Standard

07.100.30     67.190  


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This document specifies a method for the detection of peanut (Arachis hypogaea) in chocolate.
Real-time PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) detection of peanut is based on an 86 bp (base pair) sequence from the Ara h 2 gene of peanut.

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Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 onofficial controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules

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СД CEN/TS 15634-4:2016


БДС EN 15634-4:2023
60.60 Standard published
May 15, 2023

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