Dr Helina Marshall discusses the far-reaching significance of the microbiome and highlights the impact of antimicrobials in food production.
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Chris Elliott, Professor of Food Safety and Founder of the Institute for Global Food Security, alongside Professor Moira Dean and Postgraduate Research Student, Kelsey Robson, of Queen’s University, Belfast, explore food fraud in parallel supply chains and the consequences of such illegal actions.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have found that nitrates used in the curing process for processed meats can produce chemicals that cause an increased risk of colorectal cancer.
The penalties for food and drink fraud are “absolutely not sufficient” to match the nature and seriousness of the crime, says Professor Chris Elliott, in this exclusive video interview, filmed at New Food’s Food Fraud Conference in London earlier this month.
Several food and agricultural research projects in Norther Ireland have been awarded nearly £2 million in funding between them. The research projects all focus on improving food safety, security and transparency right through the system. They include Food Fortress, a scheme investigating an effective surveillance system for detecting and preventing…
27 April 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
More action needs to be taken in order to better protect people with food allergies, according to a report from a team of food safety experts...