Kirsten Pilegaard

Kirsten Pilegaard

Senior adviser

NATIONAL FOOD INSTITUTE
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Research Group for Risk-Benefit

Technical University of Denmark

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Building 201, room 120

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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E-mail kpil@food.dtu.dk
ORCID 0000-0002-7250-8634
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2018
11 NOV

Flowers in food are popular, but safety data is limited

A study of 23 flowers used in cooking shows a lack of chemical and toxicological data, which makes it impossible to set a limit for safe consumption, according to the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
2016
20 JAN

Weight-loss supplements containing raspberry ketone may be harmful

If your trousers are feeling a little too tight post-Christmas and a weight-loss supplement seems tempting in an attempt to shed the extra weight, researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, are urging care when it comes to buying products online that contain raspberry ketone. Few studies have assessed...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Computer calculations Mathematical modelling Health and diseases
2014
21 DEC

More knowledge needed to ensure safe use of botanicals in food

The challenges related to assessing the safety of botanicals in foods and food supplements and regulating their use were highlighted at a conference held in Denmark in November 2014. The conference identified a need for more data to be generated on the risks botanicals pose to human health. Participants also called for harmonisation of...

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
2012
27 APR

Ramson confusable with poisonous plants

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has assessed the possible toxic effects of eating ramson, which in recent years has become a popular plant to gather and eat in Denmark. As such, ramson does not contain any substances that are toxic for humans, but they can be confused with poisonous plants. In particular, before...

Food safety
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