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2018
04 JUL

Special topic portal on risk-benefit assessments of food

A new special topic portal showcases the National Food Institute’s research within the area of risk-benefit assessments of food’s beneficial and harmful health effects...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
2014
04 SEP

Salmon contain health-promoting bioactive peptides

By-products from salmon production contain bioactive peptides which among other things could have a positive effect on hypertension, type 2 diabetes and oxidative stress...

Food safety Health-promoting compounds Enzymes and proteins Fish and shellfish Food quality Food production
09 APR

Better methods for integrated assessment of food

Quantitative methods for assessing food and estimating disease burden are significant for understanding the combined effect of hazardous and beneficial substances in food...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Food quality Food safety Food production Health-promoting compounds Nutrition and dietary habits
10 MAR

Ph.D. defence on method development in risk-benefit assessment

The National Food Institute invites you to Firew Lemma Berjia’s Ph.D. defence on method development in risk-benefit assessment and burden of disease estimation of food...

Health-promoting compounds Food safety
2013
20 FEB

PhD defence on food enrichment

The National Food Institute invites to Henna Lu Fung Sieng’s PhD defence on the applicability of marine phospholipids intended for food enrichment. The defence takes place...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Health-promoting compounds Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Health and diseases
2012
14 DEC

Presentations from seminar on One Health

31 October 2012 the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and the University of Copenhagen hosted a seminar on One Health in a developing country perspective...

Food safety Health-promoting compounds
22 NOV

GMO study fails to meet scientific standards

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has assessed a French study on the impact on rats fed genetically modified maize and the Roundup herbicide...

Health-promoting compounds Food safety
21 SEP

When does food constitute a health risk?

Our food products contain various nutrients necessary to us humans, but some foods might contain harmful substances as well. Before sounding the alarm, the authorities...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Health-promoting compounds
15 AUG

Computer model catches harmful chemicals

A computer model developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark can contribute to the evaluation of chemical safety in food, drugs and consumer...

Food safety Health-promoting compounds