Food for the 21st Century:
How EU Research impacts on food quality and safety

The conference "Food for the 21th century: How EU research impacts on Food quality and safety"
organised by DG Research took place on the 8 July 2010 at the European Parliament in Brussels.

After an introduction by Maive Rute (Directorate E 'Biotechnologies, Agriculture, Food' at DG Research), IDEA Consult delivered a presentation of the results of the study “Assessing the overall impact of Priority 5 - Food Quality and Safety - under FP6”. Daniele Rossi (vice chairman of the ETP Food For Life) presented the views from the food industry. Eric Poudelet, (Directorate E 'Safety of the food chain' at DG SANCO) ended the conference by providing an overview of future research priorities.

The results of eight FP6 projects have been presented:

  1. AQUAMAX (Sustainable aquafeeds to maximise the health benefits of farmed fish for consumers)

    Presentation
    Project Fiche
    News alert
    WebSite
    Cordis fact sheet

  1. EPIZONE (Network on epizootic disease diagnosis and control)

    Presentation
    Project Fiche
    News alert
    WebSite
    Cordis fact sheet

  1. ECNIS (Environmental cancer risk, nutrition and individual susceptibility)

    Presentation
    Project Fiche
    News alert
    WebSite
    Cordis fact sheet

  1. EUROFIR (European food information resource network)

    Presentation
    Project Fiche
    News alert
    WebSite
    Cordis fact sheet

  1. ISAFRUIT (Increasing fruit consumption through a trans-disciplinary approach delivering
    high quality produce from environmentally friendly, sustainable production methods)

    Presentation
    Project Fiche
    News alert
    WebSite
    Cordis fact sheet

  1. EUFRESHBAKE (Freshly baked breads with improvement of nutritional quality and low energy-
    demanding for the benefit of the consumer and of the environment)

    Presentation
    Project Fiche
    News alert
    WebSite
    Cordis fact sheet

  1. HEALTHGRAIN (Exploiting bioactivity of European Cereal Grains for Improved Nutrition and
    Health benefits)

    Presentation
    Project Fiche
    News alert
    WebSite
    Cordis fact sheet

  1. MONIQA (Towards the harmonisation of analytical methods for monitoring quality and safety
    in the food chain)

    Presentation
    Project Fiche
    News alert
    WebSite
    Cordis fact sheet


Other downloads:

- Agenda
- Projects' technical fiches
- Projects' news alerts


Links

Europa
Press release


Selection of articles published after the conference

English: Food Ingredients; Irish medical time
French: L'Alsace; Le progrès
German: Wiener Zeitung; Springer Medezin
Hungarian: 168 Ora
Italian: Tiscali scienze
Spanish: Peru21; Los Tempios