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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...

Food, fish and agriculture Food quality Food production Food safety
2014
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06 NOV

Less nitrite in meat products reduces the levels of nitrosamines

The less nitrite added to processed meat, the lower the levels of potentially carcinogenic nitrosamines formed in the products. The formation of nitrosamines can be reduced...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food quality Food production
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
25 SEP

Research to boost growth in ingredients

The National Ingredient Center, NIC, will help to create new growth in food ingredients. The NIC has been established by a number of partner companies, universities, industry...

Food quality Food production
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04 SEP

Salmon contain health-promoting bioactive peptides

By-products from salmon production contain bioactive peptides which among other things could have a positive effect on hypertension, type 2 diabetes and oxidative stress...

Food safety Health-promoting compounds Enzymes and proteins Fish and shellfish Food quality Food production
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
10 APR

Better methods for integrated assessment of food

Quantitative methods for assessing food and estimating disease burden are significant for understanding the combined effect of hazardous and beneficial substances in...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Food quality Food safety Food production Health-promoting compounds Nutrition and dietary habits
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08 APR

Study of five bisphenol A analogues

Bisphenol A, used in plastic packaging and paper, is suspected of having health-damaging effects in humans. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food quality Food production Food safety Health and diseases
2013
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07 NOV

Improved baking processes via mathematic modelling

A new pilot oven has been especially built to mimic baking processes in the bakery industry. The oven was built as part of a PhD project at the National Food Institute...

Food quality Food technology Food, fish and agriculture Food production Mathematical modelling
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30 JUL

New light on health-promoting fatty acids

New results demonstrate the challenge of using the special marine fats phospholipids for enrichment of foods. A PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Health-promoting compounds Food production
A book about enriching foods with omega-3
24 JUL

A book about enriching foods with omega-3

A new book by researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, gives an overview of enrichment of foods with omega-3 fatty acids. A special...

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

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