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PhD defense Ellen Wemmenhove: Risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in Gouda cheese

04-02-2019

Last Friday, the 1st of February, Ellen Wemmenhove defended her PhD thesis entitled 'Risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in Gouda cheese’. She demonstrated that Gouda cheese does not support growth of this bacterium by performing challenge tests and microbiological risk assessments

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Just published in GUT: Iron-containing micronutrient powders modify the effect of oral antibiotics on the infant gut microbiome and increase post-antibiotic diarrhoea risk

12-12-2018

Together with scientists of ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya), NIZO published a third article regarding better insights in the effects of iron fortification and novel dietary treatments on the gut microbiome in Kenyan infants in the journal Gut.

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gPROMS FormulatedProducts 1.3 release including Food Manufacture library tackles innovation and optimisation challenges in the food industry.

05-12-2018

gPROMS FormulatedProducts 1.3 release including Food Manufacture library tackles innovation and optimisation challenges in the food industry.

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A step forward in understanding the complex dynamics of stabilizing emulsions with particles which do not dissolve in water

09-10-2018

In a recent study, an initial step was taken towards understanding the complex dynamics of stabilizing emulsions with, for example, plant proteins, which do not dissolve in water.  

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New service offered at NIZO: cholera vaccination model to measure how food changes the human immune response

31-05-2018

Scientists from NIZO in close collaboration with Wageningen University & Research and FrieslandCampina Research & Development, have developed and validated a new test to measure if a specialty food or supplement has health-benefits in humans.

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Review suggests probiotics LGG and BB-12 may promote health in high priority areas

03-05-2018

In a recent review article, written by clinical research scientists of NIZO and CR2O, potential health benefits of the best-documented probiotic strains to date, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) and Bifidobacterium animals subspecies lactis (BB-12) were reviewed.  

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