2013 Archive

30 January 2013

Video introduction to the IFR's Food and Health research programme

Food is of fundamental importance to our health, and understanding exactly how foods keep us healthy is the overarching aim of the Food and Health strategic programme at the Institute of Food Research.

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29 January 2013

The need to feed programmes Campylobacter’s ‘Sat Nav’

Researchers at the Institute of Food Research on the Norwich Research Park have uncovered how the food-borne bacterial pathogen Campylobacter jejuni can change its swimming behaviour to find a location with more food.

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18 January 2013

IFR supporting NutraFormulate Conference

IFR is pleased to support NutraFormulate – Ingredients for Healthy Living, which will be held at the NMM Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, 20-21  March 2013.

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16 January 2013

Foodborne illness by Campylobacter: little known, but very common.

Dr Arnoud van Vliet leads the Campylobacter research group at the Institute of Food Research. He recently spoke to the  BBC Radio 4 programme 'Face the Facts' about Campylobacter and efforts to understand and control it.

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14 January 2013

What are we doing about food waste?

As highlighted by a recent report from the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, as a global community we waste up to half of the food that we produce. It’s clear that as world population grows and resources become scarcer, we need to address this to ensure food security for all. The challenge of food security & food safety is concerned with ensuring that all people, at all times, have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.

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