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Rottetestikler fra clotrimazolestudie. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
16 JUN

Over-the-counter fungicide can disrupt hormones

The active ingredient in medicines commonly used to treat yeast infections has the potential to disrupt steroid hormone levels, according to a study from the National Food...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
Tang fra Grønland. Foto: Katharina Johanna Kreissig, DTU Fødevareinstituttet
10 JUN

Greenlandic seaweed, a sustainable alternative to imported greens

Seaweed grown in Greenland is a safe, healthy and sustainable food source that could replace up to 20% of the country’s import of vegetables, according to a study...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
Stenbiderrogn. Foto: Jørgen Flemming. Colourbox.dk
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
Hullet ost. Colourbox.dk / Ron Sumners
27 APR

Lactic acid bacteria can extend the shelf life of foods

Researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have generated a lactic acid bacterium that efficiently secretes a food-grade preservative...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Bælgfrugter. Foto: Colourbox.dk
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
Rejerestprodukter. Foto: Launis
12 APR

Turning shrimp side streams into an income

Researchers and industry representatives have set out to find a profitable and environmentally friendly way to extract valuable substances such as flavours, calcium...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Hub for Eastern Africa has partnered with DTU among others to launch the Next Generation East African Innovators Program
09 APR

New addition to DTU Skylab's rising partnership with World Food Programme

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Hub for Eastern Africa has partnered with DTU among others to launch the Next Generation East African Innovators Programme...

Food, fish and agriculture
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

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