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

On 18 Nov 2016, ILRI senior scientist Hung Nguyen-Viet was awarded an honorary professorship by the Hanoi University of Public Health in recognition of his contribution to teaching and scientific research.
AgHealth, Nov/2016
Discussants at this event unpacked the tensions inherent between developing livestock markets to meet economic goals of the poor and meeting the nutritional needs of poor households raising livestock. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Nov/2016
ILRI aflatoxin infographic, Nov 2013. ‘The rise of local agricultural industries (agro-industrialisation) has had both positive and negative effects on the economy. . . . ‘Prior to 2005, most studies were conducted after serious outbreaks of aflatoxin poisoning where several people died, especially in 2004. . . . ‘A 2006 study titled ‘‘Aflatoxin B1 and … Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Oct/2016
A first look at a revamped ILRI research program: Animal and Human Health Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Oct/2016
Originally posted on Safe Food, Fair Food: Serving of fried pork and raw relishes in a pork joint in Kampala, Uganda (photo credit: ILRI/Martin Heilmann). Research findings from the Safe Food, Fair Food project were presented at the first joint international conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (AITVM) and the Society…
AgHealth, Sep/2016
Research from the Safe Food, Fair Food project featured during the first joint conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine and the Society of Tropical Veterinary Medicine held in Berlin, Germany on 4-8 September 2016. Continue reading →
Safe Food Fair Food, Sep/2016
A useful summary of the future plans of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), based in Washington, DC, has been published. Two of the five flagships of this multi-institutional research program are led or co-led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), based in Nairobi, Kenya. Future work of these two flagships is described below. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Sep/2016
This week's Joint International Conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine and the Society of Tropical Veterinary Medicine featured a presentation on Taenia solium cysticercosis: Risk factors, perceptions and practices in smallholder pig production systems in Uganda.
AgHealth, Sep/2016
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

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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