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2022
Bælgfrugter. Foto: Colourbox.dk
26 JAN

Ready to launch: Master of Sustainable and Safe Food Production

On 9 February, DTU and the University of Copenhagen are launching a joint Master of Sustainable and Safe Food Production. The courses can also be taken individually. Deadline...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety
20 JAN

Changes in structure and management

DTU National Food Institute now has a flatter structure, a deputy head, and in addition to the Institute Secretariat and the Service Unit an Academic Secretariat to support...

DK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet | UK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Photo: National Food Institute
19 JAN

Promising gut microbiota researcher receives prize

A young DTU researcher has received another prize for research into the interplay between diet, gut bacteria and health with a focus on young children.

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
2021
Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
09 DEC

Changed habits leave a mark on 2020 salmonella source account

For the first time in years, travel abroad was not the leading cause of salmonella infections among Danes in 2020, according to new figures from the DTU National Food...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
DK: Fiskeolieemulsion. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet | UK: Fish oil emulsion. Photo: National Food Institute.
22 NOV

Medal for research that prevents food from going rancid

DTU professor Charlotte Jacobsen has received the DGF Norman Medal for her many years of research into ways of preventing omega-3 fatty acids from going rancid.

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production Health-promoting compounds
DK: Drikkevand i glas. Foto: Colourbox.dk | UK: Drinking water in glass. Colourbox.dk
02 NOV

Generating knowledge on chemical mixtures’ harmful effects

EU project will generate knowledge to help pinpoint substances in chemical mixtures that are harmful to human health—without animal testing.

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
DK: Lucernemark. Foto: Colourbox.dk | UK: Alfalfa field. Photo: Colourbox.dk
01 NOV

Join the Uni Food Day about development of healthy foods

Attend this year’s Uni Food Day on 9 November, where researchers and business people will join forces to try to find ways of developing healthy, safe and sustainable...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
Blandet slik. Foto: Colourbox.dk
26 OCT

Far more screen time, sweets and cake during first lockdown

The corona lockdown in the spring of 2020 led Danes to adopt more unhealthy habits in the form of more screen time and higher intake of sweets.

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
DK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet | UK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Photo: National Food Institute
23 OCT

Gut microbes may help explain benefits of breastfeeding

Danish researchers have shown how gut bacteria, which are promoted by breastfeeding, may benefit the immune system in infants.

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
Bælgfrugter. Foto: Colourbox.dk
20 OCT

Become a Master of Sustainable and Safe Food Production

Sign up to be part of the first intake on the new joint master’s programme in sustainable and safe food production launched by the University of Copenhagen and DTU.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety

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