Department of Food Safety and Food Quality
Wednesday November 23rd, 2016
Senem Kamiloglu, who is affiliated with Research group Food chemistry and human nutrition (nutriFOODchem), submitted her PhD. The title of the dissertation is 'Bioavailability and bioactivity of black carrot polyphenols using in vitro digestion models combined with a co-culture model of intestinal and endothelial cell lines', promotors are Prof. Dr. John Van Camp and Prof. Dr. Esra Capanoglu. The public defence will take place on Wednesday November 30th, 2016.
Use of chlorine based disinfectants in washing water of ready-to-eat fresh-cut vegetables might not be harmless
Wednesday November 16th, 2016
Industrially prepared ready-to-eat fresh-cut vegetables are washed with water. To control the microbiological quality of the washing water, bleach is used. The hypochlorite component in bleach can form chlorotyrosine which can have toxic effects on the consumer in the long term. Further research is required.
Department chair : Prof. dr. ir. Koen Dewettinck
Address : Campus Coupure, A, Coupure Links 653, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Telephone : +32 9 264 61 63
Fax : +32 9 264 62 18
Laboratories and groups
Our department consists of three laboratories :