News from the National Food Institute

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
Bælgfrugter. Foto:
22 APR

New Master of Sustainable and Safe Food Production

DTU and the University of Copenhagen are launching a joint Master of Sustainable and Safe Food Production in early 2022. The programme will provide insight into the complex...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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
06 OCT

In the past ten years, antimicrobial use has decreased in Danish pigs, increased...

In 2019, Danish pig producers reached the target for reduction of antimicrobial usage set by the MRSA action plan. In contrast, antimicrobial use in calves has increased...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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
Plate with antibiotic bacterias. DYNAMO no. 62
18 SEP

Denmark leading fight against resistance

DTU Food’s professional expertise in antimicrobial resistance is internationally recognized. Most recently, the department has been designated as a new reference...

Food safety
Sorte peberkorn.
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
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