Determination of additives and organic contaminants in food by capillary electrophoresis
The application of capillary electrophoresis to the analysis of additives and organic contaminants in food since 2001 has been reviewed. Additives included in the review are dyes, preservatives, antioxidants and sweeteners. Organic contaminants included in the review are pesticides, antibiotics and those produced during processing or cooking food. The review highlights the strategies and approaches adopted in making CE suitable for the determination of analytes at residue level and in complicated matrices.