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2015
11 FEB

PhD defence on the feeling of satisfaction when eating food

National Food Institute invites you to Barbara Vad Andersen’s PhD defence on consumers' sense of satisfaction when eating food. The defence will take place on Friday...

Food, fish and agriculture Food quality
2014
06 NOV

Less nitrite in meat products reduces the levels of nitrosamines

The less nitrite added to processed meat, the lower the levels of potentially carcinogenic nitrosamines formed in the products. The formation of nitrosamines can be reduced...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food quality Food production
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
27 AUG

Leading scientists call for a stop to non-essential use of fluorochemicals

A number of leading international researchers, amongst others from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, recommend that fluorochemicals are only...

Food quality Food safety Health and diseases
19 MAY

PhD defence on bioactive peptides

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Susan Skanderup Falkenberg’s PhD defence on discovering and characterising novel bioactive...

Health-promoting compounds Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Fish and shellfish
02 MAY

PhD defence on bacteria in the human gut

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Ellen Gerd Christensen’s PhD defence which examines whether changes in the composition of gut...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms
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
07 APR

Study of five bisphenol A analogues

Bisphenol A, used in plastic packaging and paper, is suspected of having health-damaging effects in humans. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food quality Food production Food safety Health and diseases
2013
09 DEC

Support to analyse chemical compounds’ harmful effects in humans

The new biotech company Saxocon offers companies direct access to the high-quality knowledge of researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food quality Food safety Food technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture Computer calculations
18 NOV

PhD defence on wound healing in fish

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Jacob Günther Schmidt’s PhD defence on, which effects tissue damage in fish produced in aquaculture...

Food quality Aquaculture Fish and shellfish Food, fish and agriculture
06 NOV

Improved baking processes via mathematic modelling

A new pilot oven has been especially built to mimic baking processes in the bakery industry. The oven was built as part of a PhD project at the National Food Institute...

Food quality Food technology Food, fish and agriculture Food production Mathematical modelling
06 NOV

Invitation for Professor Paw Dalgaard's inaugural lecture

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites to Paw Dalgaard’s inaugural professor lecture on Friday 22 November 2013. Paw Dalgaard will give...

Food quality Food safety
22 OCT

Paper and board packages safe for food

Contamination in packages and in package printing inks may set off on food. A new analysis concept helps printing houses document whether carton packages meet legal requirements...

Food safety Food quality Food, fish and agriculture
30 JUL

New light on health-promoting fatty acids

New results demonstrate the challenge of using the special marine fats phospholipids for enrichment of foods. A PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Health-promoting compounds Food production
24 JUL

A book about enriching foods with omega-3

A new book by researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, gives an overview of enrichment of foods with omega-3 fatty acids. A special...

Food quality Health-promoting compounds Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food production
2012
13 DEC

PhD defence on the effects of gut microbes on the gut metabolism

The National Food Institute invites to Karolina Sulek’s PhD defence on how useful bacteria, probiotics, and useful carbohydrates, prebiotics, influence the composition...

Food quality
01 AUG

New research reveals the taste of fish

Geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol occur naturally in lakes and watercourses, but excessive concentrations of these two substances can give fish a "muddy" taste. Researchers...

Food technology Food quality
04 JUL

Presentations from the seminar on health claims

On June 26th The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, hosted a seminar on health claims. The seminar...

Food quality Food technology Nutrition and dietary habits
14 JUN

Potatoes extend shelf-life of fish

A group of researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark have extracted a group of substances from potato peelings that prevent the development...

Food quality Food technology
01 JUN

Invitation to seminar on health claims

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, invite you to a seminar on health claims being held on 26 June...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Food technology
31 MAY

PhD defence on the allergenic capacity of proteins

The National Food Institute invites to Katrine Lindholm Bøghs PhD defence on which allergenic capacities of proteins from peanuts and cow’s milk, that  prompt the ability...

Food quality Food safety