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2020
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05 MAR

DTU helps boost resistance surveillance in Africa and Asia

In three new projects, the Technical University of Denmark, is helping African countries to implement whole genome sequencing and assisting the Asian region in getting...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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25 FEB

If 350 grams of fish is good for you – is 700 grams twice as good?

Risk-benefit assessments are a new method that balances the positive and negative effects of foods on health. Senior Researcher Morten Poulsen is Head of DTU Food&rsquo...

Nutrition and dietary habits
A biosensor equipped with a nanochip can detect diarrhoea bacteria in piglets
20 FEB

Biosensor to reduce antimicrobial consumption for piglets

A biosensor equipped with a nanochip can detect diarrhoea bacteria in piglets and reduce agricultural consumption of antimicrobial agents.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Food production Innovation and product development
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10 FEB

Wanted: Someone to lead global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance via sewage

In the journal Science, a DTU professor calls for someone to carry on a global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance and infectious diseases via sewage.

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

Novo Nordisk Foundation funding for Center for Playware

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded our Center for Playware at DTU Electrical Engineering the project Growbot Universe as a partner together with DTU Food (PI), University...

Food production Food technology
Corynebacterium glutamicum. Foto: www.biology101.org
24 JAN

Bacteria increase the sweetness of milk sugar sixfold

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have found a way to transform milk sugar in dairy by-products into a sugar syrup, which is six times as sweet as the...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food production Food technology
Vegansk 'yoghurt'. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
14 JAN

Vegan ‘yogurt’ made with lactic acid bacteria from plants

Researchers at DTU have identified lactic acid bacteria from Danish plants, which can be used to make a 100% vegan yogurt alternative with just three ingredients.

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
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09 JAN

New device detects diseases in poultry

With a new portable device, it is possible to detect salmonella, campylobacter, and avian influenza in poultry and food production in less than one hour.

Bacteria and microorganisms Viruses Food production Food safety Livestock diseases
Jordklode på en gaffel. Foto: Colourbox.dk
08 JAN

A healthy and sustainable diet should also be safe to eat

The UN has published a set of guiding principles for the composition of a diet that is both healthy and sustainable. The National Food Institute, Technical University of...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Nutrition and dietary habits
2019
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19 DEC

Sustainable foods with less power consumption, less raw material use, and less...

To make it possible to feed the growing world population, rethinking the food industry’s production processes is imperative. The National Food Institute helps the...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Havvand. Foto: Colourbox.dk
17 DEC

Less water from sea or field to plate

A food product’s journey from sea or field to plate requires water. Industrial food production can utilize water in a more sustainable way by using less potable water...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
Fisk. Foto: Colourbox.dk
12 DEC

The waste from seafood to become the sustainable foods of the future

In order to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, we should utilize the ocean’s resources and create nutritional foods from the seafood industry&rsquo...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Xanthan gummi chitosan nanofibre. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
05 DEC

Nano-designed ingredients with improved properties

The National Food Institute uses carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids to develop natural so-called nano-microstructured ingredients, which the food industry can use to produce...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
Fermentor / Foto: Mikal Schlosser
03 DEC

Cell factories produce milk protein without the use of a cow

Take a residual product from the food industry and instead of discarding it, look at it as a side stream and use it to develop a new food. The National Food Institute...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
 Blæretang / Foto: Colourbox.dk
02 DEC

The hunt for nature’s own additives

In general, aromas, emulsifiers, and preservatives do not make up a large part of our foods. However, they make a big difference for their taste, texture, and shelf life...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
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29 NOV

Insects’ safe journey to the dinner table

The production of insects emits 100 times less CO2 than the production of cattle. Thus, insects are an excellent protein source for sustainable and healthy foods and for...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
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28 NOV

Enough professionals to assess the toxicity of chemicals

A Nordic initiative aims to ensure a sufficient number of professionals in the Nordic countries, who can help protect the health of humans and our environment from harmful...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
Vegansk mousse / Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
27 NOV

From idea to product – make your own foods

Do you have an idea for an innovative food that you want to get market-ready? The Ecotrophelia course at DTU, which takes place in the evenings during the spring semester...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
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25 NOV

From idea to product – make your own foods at DTU

Meet two students who have used a course at DTU as a springboard to establish their business ’Vegan Delicious’. The business makes delicious vegan dessert mousses...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
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21 NOV

DTU expands its international advisory services on antimicrobial resistance

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has designated the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) as a new reference centre...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes