News from the National Food Institute

Bælgfrugter. Foto:
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
13 OCT

Come to a seminar on antimicrobial use and resistance

See what the day has to offer when Statens Serum Institut and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, hold a seminar on antimicrobial use and resistance...

Food, fish and agriculture
07 OCT

Critically important antimicrobials no longer used in livestock

The Danish cattle industry no longer uses third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins. As a result, these substances are no longer used in the production of Danish food...

Food, fish and agriculture Production animals
Next Generation East African Innovators. From left: Harriet Anyango from the project Tripple P, Regional Director, WFP East Africa, and Marianne Thellersen, Senior Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at DTU.
15 SEP

Danish-African partnership strengthens food innovation

East African entrepreneurs will develop projects and prototypes in collaboration with DTU students, researchers, and startups.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production Nutrition and dietary habits Food technology Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Fiskeolieemulsion. Billede: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
31 AUG

Handbook features the latest knowledge on omega-3 fatty acids

A newly published handbook contains the latest knowledge on ways to extract, produce and protect health-promoting omega-3 fatty acids. The book was edited by researchers...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Health-promoting compounds
Inaugural lecture
05 JUL

Invitation to Professor Jens Jørgen Sloth’s inaugural lecture

Come to an inaugural lecture and hear how research can improve methods for analyzing foods to determine their content of chemicals, which can either benefit or harm human...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
Stueflue. Foto: Andrei Shupilo,
30 JUN

Danish zoonosis surveillance with a broad scope

The risk that flies can spread MRSA and mink can infect humans with coronavirus demonstrates the need for a robust surveillance system for zoonoses, which also generates...

Food, fish and agriculture
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
30 JUN

Corona restrictions lead to fewer cases of foodborne illness

In 2020, far fewer Danes than usual were diagnosed with a foodborne illness. The sharp reduction in travel during the corona epidemic was the main reason for this decrease...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
Rottetestikler fra clotrimazolestudie. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
16 JUN

Over-the-counter fungicide can disrupt hormones

The active ingredient in medicines commonly used to treat yeast infections has the potential to disrupt steroid hormone levels, according to a study from the National Food...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Tang fra Grønland. Foto: Katharina Johanna Kreissig, DTU Fødevareinstituttet
10 JUN

Greenlandic seaweed, a sustainable alternative to imported greens

Seaweed grown in Greenland is a safe, healthy and sustainable food source that could replace up to 20% of the country’s import of vegetables, according to a study...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases

21 OCTOBER 2021