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2018
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15 JUN

Pheromones in fight against pests

A new non-toxic technology can prevent harmful insects from multiplying, thus reducing the use of pesticides in agriculture.

Food, fish and agriculture Biotechnology and biochemistry
2014
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10 DEC

Prospect of more sustainable pig production

The company VitaLys produces the amino acid lysine which is added to pig feed. The addition benefits the environment, because lysine reduces the need to give the animals...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Synthetic biology Production animals Food production
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19 JUN

Historically low number of Danes infected with salmonella

The number of Danes who contracted a salmonella infection reached a historic low level in 2013. More than half of those infected became ill during a trip abroad. For the...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
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18 JUN

First test of pesticide residues in feed for laying hens

In its role as EU reference laboratory, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has organised, for the first time, a comparative test, a so-called...

Food safety
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16 JUN

Continuous improvement of the Danish food safety system

The Danish food safety system bases itself on independent scientific work, which is now provided by Technical University of Denmark, explains Director of Institute Jø...

Food safety Food production
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13 JUN

More ESBL bacteria at farms with high consumption of antibiotics

There is a connection between previous consumption of cephalosporin antibiotics and the amount of ESBL bacteria in pigs. At the same time, there is an increased occurrence...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Production animals Health and diseases
PhD defence on bioactive peptides
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
PhD defence on the influence of early bacterial colonization on the development of the mouse immune system
09 MAY

PhD defence on the influence of early bacterial colonization on the development...

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Mathilde Bylov Kristensen’s PhD defence on the influence of early bacterial colonization...

Food safety
Vitamin D fortification of milk and bread works
08 MAY

Vitamin D fortification of milk and bread works

By drinking milk and eating bread fortified with vitamin D, it is possible to avoid vitamin D deficiency during the winter months, according to a PhD project from the National...

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
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07 MAY

Breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut

The nutritional factor that has the greatest impact on the development of a child's gut flora is whether the child is breastfed, according to a new study by the National...

Food safety Nutrition and dietary habits Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases
PhD defence on bacteria in the human gut
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...

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

Environmentally sustainable fuels from waste materials from food production

Petroleum-based fuels and chemicals contribute to the production of greenhouse gases and are a limited resource. In a PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bioenergy Biological systems Energy Climate change Food, fish and agriculture Food technology
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29 APR

Food safety partnership with China

DTU and the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will strengthen knowledge exchange between Denmark...

Food safety
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28 APR

Lactic acid bacteria inhibit Salmonella bacteria’s disease potential

When lactic acid bacteria are used in salami production to ferment and extend the shelf life of salamis, they also help inhibit Salmonella bacteria’s ability to cause...

Food safety Food production Bacteria and microorganisms
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16 APR

PhD defence on MRSA in pigs

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Mette Theilgaard Christiansen’s PhD defence on methods for studying MRSA in pigs. The...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
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10 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
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09 APR

Antimicrobial treatment increases the risk of infection with antimicrobial-resistant...

People who have been treated with antimicrobials are at increased risk of a subsequent infection with antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella and Campylobacter. A previous treatment...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
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08 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

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