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12 NOV

Vitamin D-rich meat from pigs raised indoors under UVB lamps

Meat from pigs, who receive a daily dose of UVB light during the month prior to slaughter, contains up to 20 times the normal level of vitamin D, according to a study from...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Innovation and product development
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07 NOV

Danish help to identify bioterrorism

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have been working with the US Department of State to prepare laboratories around the world...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
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06 NOV

A 360º view of the effects of foods

By exploring both the beneficial and the harmful health-related properties in foods, consumers and authorities become better equipped to predict the health effects of individual...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Mathematical modelling Health and diseases
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31 OCT

Seaweed and micro algae on the menu

In order to be able to produce enough food for the growing world population in the future, the National food Institute is exploring the great potential in utilizing aquatic...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Health-promoting compounds Innovation and product development
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29 OCT

Eating grass is not for ruminants only

The juice of grass contains protein, which—in its concentrated form—is a new ingredient with the potential to become an important alternative to the proteins...

Enzymes and proteins Food, fish and agriculture Food production Innovation and product development
Tarmbakterier og sundhed
24 OCT

More knowledge on the role of gut bacteria in diet and health

A research project led by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, will generate more knowledge of the role gut microbiota plays when people react differently to the same...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
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23 OCT

The key to good health lies in your gut

Bacteria in the gut affect the risk of developing lifestyle diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. The National Food Institute, Technical University...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
E. coli bacteria / Image: CDC Image Library
22 OCT

Sour milk product to combat diarrhea in calves and increase animal welfare

A research project headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, aims to develop a sour milk product that can prevent diarrhea in calves. This...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Livestock diseases Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms Production animals
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17 OCT

The golden opportunity of beer for increased sustainability

DTU Brewery brews beer in new ways for the benefit of the environment, and—among other things—has examined how you can skip the malting process by adding enzymes...

Food, fish and agriculture Enzymes and proteins Food technology Innovation and product development
Testikel fra voksen rotte. DTU Fødevareinstituttet
15 OCT

The unborn child must be better protected from chemical cocktails

Even small doses of a chemical substance can be harmful when it occurs in combination with other substances. Knowledge about the cocktail effect is pivotal when legislators...

Health and diseases
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10 OCT

At the forefront of healthy, safe, and sustainable food

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, prevents disease and promotes health, develops new and better food products for a growing population, and...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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09 OCT

Stable occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in animals and meat

The occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in food-producing animals and meat in Denmark is relatively stable, according to the annual DANMAP report.

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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07 OCT

Denmark continues to have many foodborne infections and outbreaks

The 64 reported foodborne disease outbreaks in 2018 included two rare and serious outbreaks, according to the annual report on the incidence of foodborne diseases in Denmark...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety
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25 SEP

Prudent use of antimicrobials in Danish animals continues

The use of antimicrobials in animals has been declining for five consecutive years. This is one of the findings of the annual DANMAP report for 2018. Particularly significant...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food safety
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20 SEP

Tech conference on digitization and green solutions

DTU is hosting the DTU High Tech Summit – the largest university-driven tech conference in the Nordic region, focusing this year on digitization and sustainable...

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17 SEP

Wanted: Tips on how to reduce the intake of sweet treats

Danes are world record holders when it comes to eating sweets, which has an impact on children's health. In a new project, the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
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27 AUG

Meeting sustainable development goals requires research and innovation

On 21 August, 86 Danish ambassadors went on a study trip to DTU to learn more about the Danish strengths within research and innovation.

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10 JUL

Come attend evening classes in entrepreneurship at DTU

Entrepreneurship within the area of food is on the programme, when DTU launches evening courses as part of a new initiative in the autumn semester 2019.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
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02 JUL

Fortified foods can alleviate vitamin D deficiency in Denmark

Foods fortified with vitamin D have proved to be effective in avoiding vitamin D deficiency among Danish and Pakistani women during winter, according to a study from the...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases

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