Chemical exposure

DK: Drikkevand i glas. Foto: | UK: Drinking water in glass.
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
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
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...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Sædcelle trænger ind i æg. Foto:
14 JAN

Towards new methods for replacing animal testing

A novel alternative approach that can identify chemicals, which affect male reproductive health without the use of animal tests has been developed in a research project...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
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 disrupting...

Health and diseases
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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
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
DK: Headspace hætteglas. Foto: Joachim Rode | EN: Headspace vials. Photo:  Joachim Rode
11 MAR

New ways to obtain data on problematic substances in food

Research from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, will make it easier, faster and cheaper to generate data on problematic substances in food.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
04 MAR

Summer course with a focus on how One Health promotes a healthier world

A summer course in Denmark will give students from all over the world the opportunity to learn how the One Health concept can tackle challenges related to the health of...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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15 JAN

Online calculator can predict mixture effects of chemicals

An online tool developed at the Technical University of Denmark can assess the risk of a mixture effect occurring when people are exposed simultaneously to several chemicals...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases