When the NIMA Partners gluten sensor result appears at odds with the visual reading of the LFD test stripTricia Thompson
September 6, 2023
In the experimental work undertaken for our study, Consumer-Led Investigation into Potential Issues That Arise When Testing Dairy Matrixes for Gluten with the NIMA Sensor* we observed a possible disconnect between the result reported by the NIMA sensor and an interpretation of the LFD strip result when assessed by eye (e.g., regardless of sensor reading–smile, gluten found, no test result–the three LFD test strips in the photo look very similar). For more information, please see the study link below.
LFD test strips and corresponding NIMA sensor readings. Photo credit: Johnna Perry.
* Tricia Thompson, Adrian Rogers, Johnna Perry. Consumer-Led Investigation into Potential Issues That Arise When Testing Dairy Matrixes for Gluten With the NIMA Sensor, Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL, 2023;, qsad092, https://doi.org/10.1093/jaoacint/qsad092