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

A special issue of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (July 2016) features 12 peer-reviewed articles on aflatoxins in eastern Africa.
AgHealth, Aug/2016
A new study on milk safety in Zambia's Western Province identifies interventions that could help improve quality in smallholder dairy value chains in the area.
AgHealth, Aug/2016
Originally posted on ILRI news: Depicted in this watercoloured etching, The Ancient of Days, by William Blake, is Urizen, a  figure that for Blake embodied reason and law. Urizen’s outstretched hand holds a compass over the darker void below, representing an event in the Book of Proverbs, ‘when he set a compass upon the face of…
AgHealth, Aug/2016
Originally posted on ILRI Asia: The consultation workshop towards safer pork and vegetables in Vietnam was held on 27 July 2016 in Hanoi (photo credit: ILRI).   Responsiveness to citizens’ needs and demands is an indicator of good governance and public service. In Vietnam, the government and development partners including international organizations and research centres with…
AgHealth, Aug/2016
The World Bank and ILRI in collaboration with the Center for Public Health and Ecosystem Research (CENPHER)/Hanoi School of Public Health (HSPH) organized a workshop, on 27 July in Hanoi, to review, with government officials and other stakeholders, the findings and recommendations of the food safety risk management study. Continue reading →
ILRI Asia, Aug/2016
In southeastern Ethiopia, reinforcing the development of grain farms is essential as a means of helping farmers improve their income. An International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) poster highlights several farming models which may be useful to enhance the knowledge and skills of and technologies available to farmers growing a variety of grain types. Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2016
Originally posted on ILRI Asia: Training the next-generation of food scientists in food-borne risks and diseases is one of the best ways of promoting food safety and nutritional security in developing countries. On 28 July 2016, Vietnamese and international food safety experts from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA),…
VietPigs blog, Jul/2016
Training the next-generation of food scientists in food-borne risks and diseases is one of the best ways of promoting food safety and nutritional security in developing countries. On 28 July 2016, Vietnamese and international food safety experts from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA), Hanoi School of Public Health (HSPH) and Center for Public Health Research (CENPHER) will share their knowledge and expertise with students of food technology at the ‘Food microbial hazards and risks’ seminar in Hanoi, Vietnam. Continue reading →
ILRI Asia, Jul/2016
In October 2014, the Committee on Food Security requested the High-Level Panel of Experts for Food Security and Nutrition to prepare a report on sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition, including the role of livestock. An important planning meeting was held at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jul/2016
Under the Urban Zoo umbrella, we have been sampling chicken farms as well as chicken meat retailers in Kibera, Nairobi, in order to investigate the prevalence of a food-borne pathogen, Campylobacter. Kibera, said to be the largest urban slum in Africa, is a surprising, challenging and rewarding environment to work in. The constantly evolving environment illustrates urban farming in its most inventive form. Densely populated and very low-income, the urban landscape goes from shiny newly-built roads, public toilets and other community spaces, often sponsored by donors, to muddy alleyways with open sewers and precarious living spaces.
Zoonotic and emerging disease group, Jun/2016

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Eric Fevre
Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
Johanna Lindahl
Scientist
Kristina Roesel
Coordinator "Safe Food, Fair Food" project
Michel Mainack Dione
Animal Health Scientist
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
Johanna Lindahl
Scientist
Kristina Roesel
Coordinator "Safe Food, Fair Food" project
Michel Mainack Dione
Animal Health Scientist
Sara Ahlberg
Associate Professional Officer (JPO)
Tezira Lore
Communication Specialist
Theo Knight-Jones
Epidemiologist/Food safety expert - Post-doctoral fellow