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Author:
Yazu Romero, Matteo Sabini and Maria Scherbov
What does the future of food safety look like? 
2022-11-21

With the world’s population set to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has placed emphasis on the transformation of agrifood systems, ensuring access to nutritious, safe and affordable food. Emphasizing that it is through the collective efforts of all relevant actors in the food supply that food safety is maintained, and as agrifood systems evolve, food safety must keep pace with the implications of this evolution

Author:
Dr. Tamara Stelzl
FSOLab 2 has successfully completed its Pilot Action
2022-11-08

FSOLab 2 targeted to foster better exchange between different funding entities within Europe and to raise awareness on the relevance of food safety issues as well as the need for more efficient research funding in this area.

Author:
EUFIC & FS4EU
What are nitrates and nitrites and what foods are high in them?
2022-10-04

Nitrates and nitrites – and particularly their use as food additives – have raised some concerns among consumers for their potential to harm health. But is it true that they are not safe? And what foods are high in nitrate?

Author:
EUFIC & FS4EU
What are sulphites in wine and are they bad for you?
2022-10-04

Wine is a popular alcoholic beverage with consumption reaching to almost fifteen litres per person just last year. However, for some it may not be all sunshine and rainbows, complaining later from headaches, stomach pains, hives, and other unpleasant side effects. The sulphites in wine are often blamed for these reactions. But are sulphites actually the cause? Here is what you need to know about sulphites in wine.

Author:
EUFIC & FS4EU
What are emulsifiers and what are common examples used in food?
2022-10-04

Preservation techniques have been used as far back as the 14th century when man first used salt (salting) and smoke (curing) to stop meat and fish from going bad. Nowadays, the use of food additive preservatives has become an indispensable part of the food we eat.

Author:
EUFIC & FS4EU
What is monosodium glutamate and is it bad for you?
2022-10-04

One food ingredient that is commonly on the receiving end of bad press is monosodium glutamate, or MSG. However, this is unfounded. MSG can be safely used to add flavour and appeal to foods, and even to reduce sodium levels in foods. This article explores MSG and what the latest research says about its health effects.

Author:
EUFIC & FS4EU
What are preservatives and what are common examples used in food?
2022-10-04

Preservation techniques have been used as far back as the 14th century when man first used salt (salting) and smoke (curing) to stop meat and fish from going bad. Nowadays, the use of food additive preservatives has become an indispensable part of the food we eat.

Author:
Andrej Ovca & Mojca Jevšnik
Handling food at home – does pregnancy make a difference?
2022-09-15

Although food safety at home is always important, pregnant women should pay special attention to food safety, even and especially during pregnancy. During pregnancy, the risk of serious consequences of foodborne illness increases for both the pregnant woman and the fetus.

Author:
Maria Scherbov, Matteo Sabini, Yazu Romero (the European Food Information Council-EUFIC)
EU GREEN WEEK – How can we communicate food safety in the context of sustainable food systems?
2022-07-06

The EU policy agenda, particularly “Farm to Fork” strategy in the framework of the EU Green Deal, has placed significant importance on the transition towards more sustainable food systems and healthy diets, maintaining a consistently high level of food safety that should be communicated to and understood by consumers. Joining the efforts to improve food […]

Author:
BiOrangePack Project
BiOrangePack Project: Smart and innovative packaging, post- harvest rot management and shipping of organic citrus fruit
2022-06-08

Climate change is challenging several fields including the agriculture sector. The higher temperatures and the consequent weather events facilitated the distribution of exotic organisms in environments where they were previously unknown. In addition to their introduction into new areas, their virulence to the host is increased due to optimal climatic conditions. Due to the above, […]

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Do you have a strong interest in #foodsafety? Are you looking for opportunities to improve your knowledge on food safety communication? Let’s meet at the exclusive FOODSAFETY4EU workshop, where we will look closely at the Salmonella crisis in #chocolate, how #consumers were informed & how communication can be improved.📆14 December, 16-18 CET📍University of Ghent👉More info and registration: ow.ly/pRts50LKFyo ... See MoreSee Less
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