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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
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
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
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
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
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