Research

How is food quality affected along the food chain?
Can the nutrient quality change with potential to harm the consumer?

What substances could be present in food products that can harm consumers or any of the actors along the food chains?



How does processing and preservation technologies employed nowadays improve food quality? 


Is there potential for production of substances that have potential to harm the consumer?

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Food safety

Research in food safety can take any of the following directions:

  • Safety of raw materials
  • Safety of foods during storage
  • Safety of new ingredients used in foods
  • Safety of novel processing techniques
  • Safety of packaging materials
  • Microbial toxins in food
  • Environmental contaminants in foods
  • Agricultural residues
  • Novel pathogenic microorganisms in food
  • Food adulteration
Learn more about each one of the methods outlined above!

Food quality

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Research in food quality can take any of the following directions:

  • Nutritional quality of ready to eat foods
  • Safety of nutrients in food
  • Effect of processing on the nutrient content of foods
Learn more about each one of the methods outlined above!

Food processing and preservation

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  • Effect of preservation techniques on the safety of food
  • Safety of controlled food additives used in foods
  • Food processing contaminants
Learn more about each one of the methods outlined above!