A JOINED-UP APPROACH TO THE IDENTIFICATION, ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF EMERGING FOOD SAFETY HAZARDS and ASSOCIATED RISKS Ghent University
In Europe, each year foodborne hazards, including bacteria, parasites, toxins (chemical hazards) and allergens, already cause some 23 million cases of illnesses and 5000 deaths1 ; the European citizen is not fully confident or trusting when it comes to food supply systems. These systemic weaknesses triggered by isolated events such as a zoonotic agent or a carcinogenic mycotoxin will be heavily compounded in the years to come by climate ...
Impact of climate change and globalisation on safety of fresh produce - governing a supply chain of uncompromised food sovereignty Ghent University
Veg-i-Trade addresses challenges and problems related to food safety within the global supply chain of fresh produce. Veg-i-Trade (multidisciplinary project, 23 partners, UGent is coordinator) assesses the risks, risk factors and the impact of control measures of chemical and microbiological food safety hazards. A broad range of tools is being applied such as risk assessment models, sampling and analysis plans, field studies (pre- and ...
Predictive mOdelling Tools to evaluate the Effects of Climate change on food safeTy and spoilage KU Leuven
Climate change and food safety have become interdependent worldwide research priorities. In order to meet the EU challenge of doubling food production by 2050 (to meet population demands) while dealing with the impact of climate change on food safety, investment in research to address this issue is required. The overarching aim of this Innovative Training Network (ITN) is to provide high-level training in Predictive mOdelling Tools to ...
Advanced research and training network in food quality, safety and security (FoodTraNet). University of Antwerp
Development of a SAS macro to import, analyse and visualize data from the DG-SANCO Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed Savety as a tool for ┐early warning└ Hasselt University
Flood Resilient Areas by Multi-layEred Safety (FRAMES) Ghent University
Food Screening EMR: New tools for sustainably producing healthy food crops Hasselt University
Improving the quality and safety of beef and beef products for the consumer in production and processing Ghent University
This integrated project, funded by teh Eu Sixth Framework Programme, acronym ProSafeBeef, runs for 5 years, starting 1 march 2007. It aims at reducing contamination in beef and improving the quality, choice and diversity in the beef chain in order to boost consumer trust. UGent involvement relates to consumer issues towards beef safety and quality, and studies on ruminal lipid metabolism.