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Food Contaminants: Emerging Approaches to Identify and Prevent Risk

Ciag 12/2018
Consumer's food and nutitional security and safety must be ensured for daily consumption for a lifetime. However, risk assessment in food remains complex and faces methodological limitations.

A press conference was held on 19 December 2018 on the sidelines of the event organized by INRA on food contaminants, in the presence of Philippe Mauguin, CEO of INRA. It allowed to take stock of various research topics:

(Speakers resume) (In French)

Hazard characterization of food contaminants : what changes ; implications for research and evaluation(in French ; Abstract in English)
Jean-Pierre Cravedi, research director INRA, TOXALIM Research centre in food toxicology, Deputy Head of Department "Human Nutrition"
Nanoparticles and crossing the intestinal barrier(Abstract in French)
Eric Houdeau, research director INRA, TOXALIM Research centre in food toxicology, Inra Occitanie-Toulouse
Impact of pesticide mixtures(in French ; Abstract in English)
Laurence Payrastre, research scientist Inra, TOXALIM Research centre in food toxicology, Inra Occitanie-Toulouse
Cocktails of mycotoxins and other dietary contaminants in the diet and their toxic effects(Abstract in French)
Isabelle Oswald, research director INRA, TOXALIM Research centre in food toxicology, Inra Occitanie-Toulouse; laureate of the Grand Prize of Agricultural Research 2018.