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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...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
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
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
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...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
26 NOV

Food allergy may develop through the skin

Food allergy not only develops after ingestion of food. What we put on our skin and in our hair can also cause allergies. The more knowledge we have about how allergies...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health and diseases
25 NOV

Foods we can trust

Foods may contain substances that can have a harmful effect on our health. The National Food Institute assesses risks that can be found in the entire ‘from farm to fork...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
22 NOV

New professor in statistical modelling

Anders Nielsen has been appointed professor at DTU on statistical modelling of fish stocks and marine systems.

Fisheries and fish stocks Mathematical modelling Statistics
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
19 NOV

When antimicrobials don’t work – one of the biggest threats to health

According to figures from the EU, antimicrobial resistance kills 25,000 Europeans annually. The WHO considers antimicrobial resistance to be one of the biggest threats...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
12 NOV

Vitamin D-rich meat from pigs raised indoors under UVB lamps

Meat from pigs, who receive a daily dose of UVB light during the month prior to slaughter, contains up to 20 times the normal level of vitamin D, according to a study...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Innovation and product development