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Blæretang. Foto: Colourbox.dk
25 FEB

Special topic portal on sustainable development of foods

A new special topic portal showcases the many ways in which the National Food Institute works to create sustainable technological solutions in the area of food.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Fiskeolieemulsion. Billede: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
24 FEB

Online award ceremony for research into oxidation of fatty acids

Go online on March 4 and hear Professor Charlotte Jacobsen talk about and receive an award for her research into ways of preventing fatty acids in food and consumer products...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food quality
Jordnødder. Foto: Colourbox.dk
08 FEB

First Danish estimates for the burden of disease for peanut allergy

Researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have produced the first estimates for the burden of disease for peanut allergy. Burden of disease...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases Nutrition and dietary habits
Sædcelle trænger ind i æg. Foto: Colourbox.dk
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
2020
Foto: Joachim Rode
11 DEC

Wastewater offers important source of knowledge about resistance

Wastewater analysis can detect the spread of resistant bacteria and can be used for global monitoring of the problem.    

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Pandestegt kylling. Foto: Colourbox.dk
02 DEC

Survey of Danes’ dietary and physical activity habits has been launched

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has launched the next Danish National Survey of Diet and Physical Activity. Researchers and authorities will...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
Kim Birnie-Gauvin with an 83 cm large sea trout—ready to be released in Villestrup Å stream after being tagged. Photo Jessica Desforges
30 NOV

PhD thesis of the year proves value of removing creek barriers

Kim Birnie-Gauvin from DTU Aqua received the PhD thesis of the Year Award at the annual PhD reception. Six other PhD graduates and the PhD supervisor of the year were also...

Grønt proteinpulver fra lucerne. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
12 NOV

Protein from green biomass without the taste of cowshed

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have developed the technique and purchased the equipment that allows them to produce sustainable...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
Coronavirus. Image: Colourbox.dk
05 NOV

New guide to calculating the burden of disease of COVID-19

The European Burden of Disease Network, which includes researchers from the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, has developed a protocol for calculating the disease burden...

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases
Plantebaserede pølser uden skind. Image: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
22 OCT

Research will give skinless vegan sausages a snap

Researchers at DTU have helped come up with a recipe for plant-based skinless sausages. Work is now continuing in the lab to alter the chemistry of the ingredients in order...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
Image: DANMAP.org
08 OCT

Increased monitoring of multiresistant CPO-bacteria in Denmark

In 2019, the Danish Health Authority added multiresistant carbapenemase-producing bacteria (also called CPO) to their list of notifiable bacteria. While CPO in humans is...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
Image: DANMAP.org
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
Mælk
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. Colourbox.dk
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
Foto: Bax Lindhardt
09 SEP

DTU ranked number two in research world ranking

In the new World University Research Rankings 2020 which focuses on three core areas of university research, DTU ranks second in the world and number one in Europe.

Photo: Colourbox.com
09 SEP

More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects

A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine...

Health and diseases
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
Coronavirus stamtræ
10 AUG

Detecting emerging disease outbreaks through monitoring

A new European research collaboration aims to increase the chances of detecting emerging infectious disease outbreaks. Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
10 JUL

DTU Food in joint venture with Arla and ALK to prevent and treat allergies

There is currently no ideal way to prevent or treat food allergy, which is a daily problem for millions of people all over the world. In the project ALLEVIATE, the National...

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