Flemming Bager

Flemming Bager

Head of Division

NATIONAL FOOD INSTITUTE
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Division for Risk Assessment and Nutrition

Technical University of Denmark

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Building 201, room 028

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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2019
28 FEB

The UN highlights Danish fight against antimicrobial resistance

In the fight against antibiotic resistance, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, is encouraging other countries to be inspired by Denmark's experience in reducing the use of antimicrobials in pig production.

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety
2018
30 MAY

Eight EU projects will generate knowledge about One Health

The EU Commission has recognized the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark’s One Health expertise through the allocation of funds for eight new research projects in this area.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
2017
05 OCT

Antimicrobial use in Danish animals continues downward trend

The total antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease for the third consecutive year. This is one of the findings of the annual DANMAP report for 2016 from Statens Serum Institut as well as the National Veterinary Institute and the National Food Institute, which are both departments under the Technical University...

Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
2016
29 NOV

Monitoring antimicrobial use in Denmark important in the fight against resistance

Denmark has monitored the use of antimicrobials and the occurrence of antimicrobial resistance among animals, humans and foods for the past 20 years, making it possible to launch science-based initiatives aimed at combating antimicrobial resistance. Statens Serum Institut along with the National Veterinary Institute and the National Food...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
15 NOV

Further reduction in antimicrobial use in Danish animals

Antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease in 2015, mainly due to a reduction in pigs. By contrast, serious outbreaks of disease among broilers and mink have resulted in an increased use of antimicrobials in these animals. These are some of the findings in the annual DANMAP report from Statens Serum Institut...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
07 JUN

Robust data an important weapon in fight against antimicrobial resistance

Robust data on both antimicrobial use and resistance is a crucial weapon in the fight against resistant bacteria. In Denmark this realization led to the establishment of the monitoring programme DANMAP 20 years ago. Since then it has inspired globally. Most recently, the EU Health Commissioner visited Denmark to take a closer look at the...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety Food production
2015
20 OCT

Considerably fewer resistant bacteria in broiler meat

Considerably fewer resistant ESBL bacteria were found in Danish and imported broiler meat in 2014 compared with the year before. It is the second consecutive year that a fall in the occurrence of this type of bacteria has been registered in Danish broiler meat. However in 2014 the efforts to combat ESBL in the European broiler production...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
08 OCT

Decrease in antimicrobial use in animals in Denmark

Antimicrobial use in animals has decreased in 2014 due mainly to decreased consumption in the pig production. In general very little of the critically important antimicrobials – which are used to treat humans – is used in the production of livestock. The use of critically important antimicrobials in companion animals has also decreased...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety
2012
27 AUG

New heads of microbiological divisions at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Flemming Bager and Dorte Lau Baggesen are new heads of divisions at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. They will be leading the two new microbiological divisions, formed at the turn of the year to bring in extra focus and to strengthen the institute’s work within the area.

Food safety
https://www.food.dtu.dk/english/service/phonebook/person?id=39144&tab=7
13 NOVEMBER 2019