food safety

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on food safety. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to food safety. See ILRI research on other subjects

IBLI Borena Household Survey Data is publicly available. For more details, visit ILRI Datasets Portal: link to round 1 data link to round 2 data Continue reading

IBLI, Aug/2014

On 22 July 2014, Delia Grace and Johanna Lindahl, food safety researchers from the International Livestock Research Institute, presented on aflatoxins, animal health and the safety of animal-source foods during a virtual briefing organized by the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development.

AgHealth, Aug/2014

The July 2014 issue of Partners Magazine, the flagship publication of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), features an article on an ACIAR-funded project led by the International Livestock Research Institute that uses a risk assessment approach towards improving the safety of pig and pork value chains in Vietnam.

AgHealth, Aug/2014

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) participated actively in the African Livestock Conference and Exhibition (ALiCE2014), the theme of which was 'Developing livestock value chains and improving livelihood in Africa', held at the Speke Resort & Conference Centre, in Kampala, Uganda, 18–20 June 2014. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Jul/2014

Scientists from the International Livestock Research Institute have published a report of a risk assessment to determine the threat of the deadly Ebola virus in the pig value chain in Uganda.

AgHealth, Jul/2014

The Safe Food, Fair Food (SFFF) project is promoting food safety in informal markets through the application of risk-based approaches. In Uganda, the project is aligned with work on developing smallholder pig value chains (SPVCD). Assessments conducted in 2012-13 by the International Research Institute (ILRI) and partners showed that the pig industry in Uganda is … Continue reading

Safe Food Fair Food, Apr/2014

Ayele and Amarch recently started lucrative vegetable production by irrigation, making a net profit of more than a hundred thousand birr (5,000 USD) in a very short time. Their case shows that smallholder farmers can transform themselves to a more market-oriented production system, with proper extension services to build their capacities and foster market linkages.
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LIVES, Jun/2014

Four university students and three laboratory technicians from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Morogoro and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi, Tanzania successfully completed a week-long training workshop on microbiological assessment of milk quality and safety. Continue reading

Safe Food Fair Food, Jun/2014

In May, an international conference on building resilience for food and nutrition security featured scientists from ILRI's Food Safety and Zoonoses program talking about food safety.

AgHealth, Jun/2014

Joseph Erume, a researcher at Makerere University, has been awarded a three-month cooperation visit to the Friedrich Loeffler Institute (FLI) in Jena, Germany starting 10 June 2014. Through this visit, he will continue his research work on seroprevalence and molecular characterization of Brucella suis in pigs in central Uganda which he started under the Safe Food, Fair Food and Smallholder Pig Value Chains Development projects. Continue reading

Safe Food Fair Food, Jun/2014

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Eric Fevre
Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
Kristina Roesel
Project coordinator/ Graduate Fellow
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Sara Ahlberg
Associate Professional Officer (JPO)
Tezira Lore
Communication Specialist
Theo Knight-Jones
Epidemiologist/Food safety expert - Post-doctoral fellow

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People working on food safety

Eric Fevre
Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
Kristina Roesel
Project coordinator/ Graduate Fellow
Michel Mainack Dione
Post-doctoral Fellow Animal Health
Sara Ahlberg
Associate Professional Officer (JPO)
Tezira Lore
Communication Specialist
Theo Knight-Jones
Epidemiologist/Food safety expert - Post-doctoral fellow