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22 SEP

”New” lactic acid bacteria can make African camel milk safe

A research project headed by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, has come up with the formula for a freeze-dried starter culture that African camel milk farmers can...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
Sorte peberkorn. Colourbox.dk
17 SEP

Analytical methods from DTU can detect food fraud

Food fraud is a widespread global problem and as such, there is a need for good methods to determine that foods are what the labels state. Researchers at the Technical...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
Foto: Bax Lindhardt
09 SEP

DTU ranked number two in research world ranking

In the new World University Research Rankings 2020 which focuses on three core areas of university research, DTU ranks second in the world and number one in Europe.

Photo: Colourbox.com
09 SEP

More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects

A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine...

Health and diseases
Campylobacter. Foto: CDC/ Dr. Patricia Fields, Dr. Collette Fitzgerald
02 SEP

Significantly more Danes infected with campylobacter in 2019

In 2019, the number of registered campylobacter infections increased by almost a fifth and studies show that many of the campylobacter outbreaks recorded that year were...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
Coronavirus stamtræ
10 AUG

Detecting emerging disease outbreaks through monitoring

A new European research collaboration aims to increase the chances of detecting emerging infectious disease outbreaks. Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
10 JUL

DTU Food in joint venture with Arla and ALK to prevent and treat allergies

There is currently no ideal way to prevent or treat food allergy, which is a daily problem for millions of people all over the world. In the project ALLEVIATE, the National...

Dyrefoder. Billede: Colourbox.dk
07 JUL

New method to determine inorganic arsenic in feedingstuffs

A new European standard method to determine the content of inorganic arsenic in animal feedingstuffs has been developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
Beerchos chips.
24 JUN

Turning by-products from beer brewing into chips and dip

A team of beer enthusiasts at DTU dream of brewing the world’s most circular beer. Part of the answer is to turn by-products from the brewing process into chips and...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Sutteflaske
10 JUN

New knowledge could lead to improved hypoallergenic infant formulas

Heat-treatment of cow’s milk proteins for use in infant formula reduces the proteins’ ability to induce an allergic reaction without altering their ability...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food production Health and diseases
Photo supplied with courtesy of Chr. Hansen
09 JUN

DTU Food collaborates with Chr. Hansen to strengthen probiotics’ longevity

National Food Institute from DTU has teamed up with Danish bioscience company Chr. Hansen to develop a thin coating membrane of sugar molecules that can preserve probiotic...

Image: Colourbox.dk
03 JUN

DTU contributes to new master lists of endocrine disrupting chemicals in the EU

The relevant authorities in five European countries have published master lists of identified and potential of endocrine disruptors. Researchers from the National Food...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
Foto Bax Lindhardt
02 JUN

COVID-19 tests 14 hours a day, 7 days a week

Since the beginning of April, intensive work has been done to set up a testing line at DTU aimed at increasing the COVID-19 test capacity in the Capital Region of Denmark...

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28 MAY

Perforated lactic acid bacteria break down lactose in milk

Researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), have developed a food-grade method to perforate lactic acid bacteria naturally, which...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
Royal Greenland skalrejer
27 MAY

From Bachelor of Engineering student to PhD student

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has enrolled its first PhD student, who comes with a Bachelor of Engineering background. The aim of the PhD...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Fish and shellfish
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
14 MAY

The real burden of disease for a number of foodborne diseases

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has estimated how many Danes actually get sick from seven different disease-causing microorganisms that are...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
Coronavirus stamtræ
06 MAY

DTU develops global platform for sharing coronavirus data

A team of researchers at the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, is working with European partners to develop a platform where researchers worldwide can share and retrieve...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Spildevand
29 APR

Toilet visits contribute to surveillance of coronavirus infection

Analyzing sewage can reveal whether the number of COVID-19 infections in an area is increasing or decreasing, according to analyses from the Technical University of Denmark...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Photo: Colourbox.dk
27 APR

Summer and evening courses at DTU for budding entrepreneurs

Learn how to develop a business plan for an innovative food product or a new technology when DTU once again runs a course on entrepreneurship in food. In the 2020 autumn...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Tallerken og bestik
23 APR

What effect is the corona pandemic having on what Danes eat?

Closing down Denmark has turned Danes’ daily routines upside down. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has set out to study the changes...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety

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