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2020
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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
Professor Dang Duong Bang og professor Anders Wolff
25 MAR

Devices for rapid diagnosis of coronavirus under development

DTU and Statens Serum Institut are developing three new and rapid instruments for on-site diagnosis of coronavirus. Two of them are scheduled to be ready for emergency...

Fisk. Foto: Colourbox.dk
03 MAR

Model generates personalized dietary advice for optimal fish intake

A computer model from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, generates personalized dietary advice on how much fish a person needs to eat in order...

2018
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31 OCT

Nine ”new” endocrine disrupting chemicals identified

Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark and the University of Southern Denmark have established that there is solid scientific evidence that nine ”new...

Food safety Health and diseases
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet. Vævsprøve fra bugspytkirtel / Tissue sample from pancreas
02 JUL

Mixture of pesticides causes lower birth weight in rats

Pregnant rats that are given a mixture of pesticides at doses that individually are not harmful, risk having offspring with lower birth weight, studies from DTU show.

Food safety Health and diseases
Image: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
27 JUN

UCPH and DTU pave the way for more collaboration on food research

DTU and UCPH have mapped their strengths in research into healthy and sustainable foods, which they, together with companies, can use to solve the complex challenges facing...

Food, fish and agriculture
2017
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31 OCT

Celebrating the PhD graduates of 2017

Researcher Jianming Liu from the National Food Institute received a Young Researcher Award for his recently completed thesis, when some 170 PhD graduates attended the annual...

2016
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09 AUG

Special topic portal highlights fight against antimicrobial resistance

Denmark's experience in reducing antimicrobial consumption and resistance over the past 20 years is often highlighted as a good example around the world. The National Food...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
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20 JUL

Danish expertise makes African camel milk safer

Danish expertise in milk production and food safety is being put to good use in a Danish development project, which aims to make African camel milk safer to drink and to...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
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13 JUN

Visit food.dtu.dk’s new special topic portals

Antimicrobial resistance, nutrition and dietary habits, chemical exposure, risk assessment and disease-causing microorganisms. These are the headings for five new special...

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17 MAR

EFSA’s cooperation with Danish stakeholders in the area of food

Cooperation between European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, and Danish stakeholders in the area of food is on the agenda during EFSA Executive Director Bernhard Url&rsquo...

Food, fish and agriculture
2015
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23 FEB

National Food Institute maintains its assessment of bisphenol A

After having examined the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA's new health assessment of bisphenol A, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, maintains...

Food safety Health and diseases
2014
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09 OCT

New increase in antimicrobial use in animals in Denmark

Antimicrobial usage in animals in Denmark continued to increase in 2013 – mainly due to an increased use in pigs. However, antimicrobial use in pigs is still 12%...

Food safety
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07 AUG

National Food Institute researcher reelected to EFSA panel top post

Senior researcher Alicja Mortensen at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has been reelected as chairman of the Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient...

Food quality Food safety
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21 JAN

New book: “Risk Management for Food Allergy”

This book includes practical advice and guidance to the food industry on how to manage food allergens in production and deliver safe foods to food allergic consumers. The...

Food safety
2013
Hormonforstyrrende stoffer-cocktaileffekter
28 OCT

Conference on endocrine disrupters

National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites as co-organizer to a international conference on challenges and risk assessment of simultaneous influence...

Food safety Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture
Do school children know what they eat?
28 AUG

Do school children know what they eat?

How accurate are school children in assessing what they have consumed of the packed lunch or school meal? A PhD project explored methods which can be used to describe and...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
PhD defense on new methods for the assessment of the amounts of bacteria in food
08 AUG

PhD defense on new methods for the assessment of the amounts of bacteria in food

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Ana Sofia Ribeiro Duarte’s PhD defense on new methods to assess the numbers of bacteria in...

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms
PhD defence on the development of bacterial resistance
07 AUG

PhD defence on the development of bacterial resistance

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Maria Seier-Petersen’s PhD defence on natural bacteria’s sensitivity to biocides and...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
PhD Defence on the optimisation of industrial baking processes
02 AUG

PhD Defence on the optimisation of industrial baking processes

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Mette Stenby Andresen’s PhD defence on a new mathematical model for optimizing industrial...

Food technology Food, fish and agriculture Food production Mathematical modelling
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