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NIZO in the press

2012 DEC 07

Skin bacteria different in men and women

by Harro Timmerman

A large part of the bacteria living on our skin, is not located at the surface, but in the deeper skin layers.

Researchers of UMC St Radboud found this, in cooperation with their colleagues from NIZO food research in Ede and Wageningen University. They also found remarkable differences between men and woman in the bacterial composition of the deeper skin layer.

Read the article on Nu.nl (in Dutch).

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2012 DEC 04

Oost NV - NIZO Food research

by Ad Juriaanse

NIZO food research carries out contract research for the food and ingredients industries worldwide.

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2012 DEC 04

Juicier processed meats may taste saltier, claim researchers

by Fred van de Velde

NIZO researchers claim to have found a way to reduce the salt content of sausages and other processed meat by at least 15% while retaining the same saltiness perception – by making them juicier.

Read the article on Foodnavigator.com.

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2012 DEC 01

Centre of Excellence: NIZO, Ede, the Netherlands

by Peter de Kok

NIZO was founded in 1948 to provide research and technical expertise to the Dutch dairy industry. It has now branched out to service the whole of the food sector and has even recently expanded its activities to include the personal case, pharma and non-food industries.

Read the article in The British Society Of Flavourists

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2012 NOV 29

New models hold promise for probiotic claim substantiation

by Alwine Kardinaal

Exposing healthy people to modified pathogens in a controlled clinical trial setting could be an exciting new way for industry to overcome the challenges of health claim substantiation, says Nizo Food Research expert.

Watch the video on Nutraingredients.com.

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2012 NOV 01

Food's Future

by Koos Oosterhaven

Companies and institutions in the Netherlands thrive on innovation.

Renowned Dutch trend watcher Adjiedj Bakas recently turned his attention to nutrition with his latest book “The Future of Food.” He believes this future includes more functional foods and a move toward personalized foods.

Read the article on Siteselection.com

 

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2012 OCT 12

QMRA

by Martijn Fox

Dairy takes new step in food safety

In the dairy industry processes are so well mastered that one can ask what the surplus value is of a number of legally binding microbiological analyses. Are analyses useful when abnormalities are never found? And they occur, how should they be interpreted?

Read the article in VMT (Dutch)

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2012 OCT 12

QMRA at Danone

by Martijn Fox

Producing safe foods in an increasingly complex production chain. That is what Danone and NIZO food research set out to do when developing a model that computes the microbial safety of ingredients beforehand.

Read the article in VMT (Dutch)

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2012 OCT 12

Development tool for screening scientific knowledge starts predominantly with dairy

by Wynand Alkema

The instrument that a consortium of Dutch companies and universities will be developing for the systematic analysis of world wide scientific literature, will focus predominantly on dairy. There is also a lot of interest from the dairy industry, says fellow initiator NIZO food research. The Text Analysis Tool will enable the combination of existing knowledge, leading to new insights and roads to innovations.

Read the article on zuivelzicht.nl (Dutch)

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2012 OCT 11

Combatting heat resistant spores (= video)

by Arjan van Asselt

NIZO develops innovative process simulation platform that can, amongst other, be used for predictive microbioligy.

Read the article (in Dutch) and wathc the webinar (in English) at engineeringnet.be.

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