News from the National Food Institute

29 JUN

Warmer climates can lead to new diseases that infect humans through mosquitoes

New research has mapped the risk of five mosquito-borne diseases that could potentially lead to epidemics. It is one of the topics you can read about in the Annual Report...

Food safety
28 JUN

Endocrine disruptors should not only be assessed individually

Six chemical substances possess endocrine disrupting effects - and especially combination effects when they are assessed together. Force Technology, DHI and researchers...

Food safety
DK: Agarplade (antibiotikaresistens). Foto:  Mikkel Adsbøl | EN: agar plate (antibiotic resistance). Photo:  Mikkel Adsbøl
05 APR

Learn more about whole genome sequence analysis

Attend a three-day workshop on whole genome sequencing analysis for microbial diagnostic, identification, and cluster analysis on 22-24 June 2022.

Food safety
Campylobacter. Foto: CDC/ Dr. Patricia Fields, Dr. Collette Fitzgerald
03 FEB

New methods to reduce campylobacter on chicken meat

Researchers and businesses will use a GUDP grant to develop new ways to prevent campylobacter bacteria from ending up on chicken meat and to ensure that fewer consumers...

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26 JAN

Ready to launch: Master of Sustainable and Safe Food Production

On 9 February, DTU and the University of Copenhagen are launching a joint Master of Sustainable and Safe Food Production. The courses can also be taken individually. Deadline...

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Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
09 DEC

Changed habits leave a mark on 2020 salmonella source account

For the first time in years, travel abroad was not the leading cause of salmonella infections among Danes in 2020, according to new figures from the DTU National Food...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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
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
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
Stenbiderrogn. Foto: Jørgen Flemming.
27 MAY

Mathematical model developed to prevent botulism

Food producers can use a mathematical model developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, to ensure their products do not cause botulism. It...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety