Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Nitrosamines from Cured Meats

  • John W. Pensabene
  • Walter Fiddler
Part of the Methods In Biotechnology™ book series (MIBT, volume 13)


Supercritical fluid extraction or SFE (see Chapter 1) is used to isolate pesticides from environmental samples, fruits and vegetables. However, the use of this technique for the extraction of residues, such as nitrosamines at the ppb level, in cured meat products is relatively recent.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John W. Pensabene
    • 1
  • Walter Fiddler
    • 2
  1. 1.Eastern Regional Research Center,Agricultural Research ServiceUS Department of AgricultureWyndmoor
  2. 2.Agricultural Research Service,Eastern Regional Research CenterUS Department of AgricultureWyndmoor

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