The National Food Institute provides research-based consulting to both Danish and international authorities based on new and existing research.
The services include continuous case management, risk assessment, answering questions from ministers, contributions to Danish and international legislation, including ministerial orders and instructions as well as action plans and strategies – all in relation to both urgent matters and long-term initiatives.
In Denmark, the National Food Institute provides consulting to the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency within the following areas in particular:
The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration:
Chemical food safety, including health and risk assessments of chemical compounds in food and animal feed.
Microbiological food safety, including zoonoses and antimicrobial resistance.
Nutrition, including dietary surveys, dietary advice and dietary health and risk assessments
Food quality, including health claims, sensorics, traceability and food shelf life.
The Danish Environmental Protection Agency:
Chief Consultant Arne Büchert