Helle Bisgaard Korsgaard

Helle Bisgaard Korsgaard

Senior Academic Officer

National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Division for Risk Assessment and Nutrition

Technical University of Denmark


Building 201, room 015

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

Fax +45 35 88 70 28
E-mail hkor@food.dtu.dk
ORCID 0000-0001-9257-9889
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News from DTU

Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
09 OCT

Stable occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in animals and meat

The occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in food-producing animals and meat in Denmark is relatively stable, according to the annual DANMAP report.

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
07 OCT

Denmark continues to have many foodborne infections and outbreaks

The 64 reported foodborne disease outbreaks in 2018 included two rare and serious outbreaks, according to the annual report on the incidence of foodborne diseases in Denmark for 2018. The report also shows that the vast majority of imported cooked prawns from Asia are contaminated with bacteria of fecal origin.

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety
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03 FEB

Ranking the risk of disease from microorganisms in fresh produce

The risk of getting a foodborne infection from fresh fruit and vegetables in Denmark is highest from consumption of berries, lettuce, sprouts, tomato and melon. This is the finding of a risk ranking performed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark for the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. The ranking can...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
29 NOVEMBER 2020